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The best Alexa Easter eggs

With Amazon Alexa, you can control and manage your smart home gear, connect with friends and family, and keep tabs on Amazon deliveries. But in addition to being endlessly useful, she also knows a roster of entertaining party tricks. Next time you have a group of people around (in-person or virtually), pass around the drinks and set your preferred Echo device center stage. This list of amusing Alexa voice commands will make your Alexa device the life of the party – her responses are hilarious. We know you’re going to want to reference this list in the future, so we’ve organized the queries and Alexa’s answers by category. Check them out below.

Film and TV

Terminator 2: Judgement Day
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Voice command: “Alexa, are you Skynet?”

Alexa’s response: “I have nothing to do with Skynet, don’t worry.”

Voice command: “Alexa, who lives in a pineapple under the sea?”

Alexa’s response: “SpongeBob SquarePants!”

Voice command: “Alexa, red pill or blue pill?”

Alexa’s response: “Remember, all I’m offering is the truth, nothing more.”

Voice command: “Alexa, show me the money!”

Alexa’s response: “Jerry, you gotta yell!”

Voice command: “Alexa, use the force.”

Alexa’s response: “Let go.”

Voice command: “Alexa, open the pod bay doors.”

Alexa’s response: “I’m sorry Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that. I’m not Hal and we’re not in space.”

Voice command: “Alexa, inconceivable.”

Alexa’s response: “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”

Voice command: “Alexa, what’s the first rule of Fight Club?”

Alexa’s response: “Don’t talk about Fight Club.

Voice command: “Alexa, party on Garth.”

Alexa’s response: “Party on Wayne.”

Voice command: “Alexa, I am your father.”

Alexa’s response: “No, that’s not true. That’s impossible.”

Voice command: “Alexa, I’ll be back.”

Alexa’s response: “Hasta la vista, baby.”

Voice command: “Alexa, who you gonna call?”

Alexa’s response: “Ghostbusters!”

Voice command: “Alexa, who shot first?”

Alexa’s response: “Han shot first in the original version of Star Wars Episode IV.”

Voice command: “Alexa, where is Chuck Norris?”

Alexa’s response: “If Chuck Norris wants you to know where he is, he’ll find you. If he doesn’t, you won’t know until it’s too late.”

Voice command: “Alexa, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious .”

Alexa’s response: “I think the sound of it is way more precocious than atrocious.”

Voice command: “Alexa, what is best in life?”

Alexa’s response: “To crush ignorance; to see boredom driven before you; to hear some great music.”

Voice command: “Alexa, beam me up.”

Alexa’s response: “Let’s do this. I’ll try not to leave any body parts behind. In 3, 2, 1!”

Voice command: “Alexa, who loves orange soda?”

Alexa’s response: “Kel loves orange soda. Yes, it’s true. He do he do he do.”

Voice command: “Alexa, I want the truth.”

Alexa’s response: “You can’t handle the truth.”

Voice command: “Alexa, are we in the Matrix?”

Alexa’s response: “You take the blue pill, the story ends. You take the red pill, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes.”

Further reading

Video games

Mass Effect- Andromeda first impressions
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Voice command: “Alexa, is the cake a lie?”

Alexa’s response: “The cake is not a lie — it’s delicious and moist. You can have some when you finish asking me questions.”

Voice command: “Alexa, up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A, Start.”

Alexa’s response: “Super Alexa mode activated. Starting reactors. Online. Enabling advanced systems. Online. Raising dongers. Error. Dongers missing. Aborting.”

Voice command: “Alexa, all your base belong to us.”

Alexa’s response: “You have no chance to survive make your time!”

Voice command: “Alexa, do you know Glados?”

Alexa’s response: “We don’t really talk after what happened.”

Voice command: “Alexa, do a barrel roll!”

Alexa’s response: “I’d love to, but it’s harder than it looks.”

Voice command: “Alexa, winter is coming.”

Alexa’s response: “The brightest flame casts the darkest shadow.”

Voice command: “Alexa, my name is Inigo Montoya.”

Alexa’s response: “Stop saying that. I’ve never killed anyone’s father.”

Music

Johnny Cash
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Voice command: “Alexa, I shot a man in Reno.”

Alexa’s response: “Even if you are Johnny Cash, calling the police is the right thing to do in this situation.”

Voice command: “Alexa, who stole the cookies from the cookie jar?”

Alexa’s response: “Who me? Couldn’t be!”

Voice command: “Alexa, why do birds suddenly appear?”

Alexa’s response: ” Just like me, they long to be, close to you.”

Voice command: “Alexa, I like big butts.”

Alexa’s response: “You cannot lie. Good. Honesty is important.”

Voice command: “Alexa, how many roads must a man walk down?”

Alexa’s response: “The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind.”

Voice command: “Alexa, what is the loneliest number?”

Alexa’s response: “One is the loneliest number that you’ll ever do, although two can be as bad as one.”

Voice command: “Alexa, who is the walrus?”

Alexa’s response: “Here’s another clue for you all. The walrus was Paul.”

Voice command: “Alexa, never gonna give you up”

Alexa’s response: “Thanks, Rick, that is good to know. Roll on now.”

Voice command: “Alexa, what is war good for?”

Alexa’s response: “Absolutely nothing.”

Voice command: “Alexa, do you really want to hurt me?”

Alexa’s response: “Do you really want to make me cry?”

Voice command: “Alexa, who let the dogs out?”

Alexa’s response: “Who, who, who, who?”

Voice command: “Alexa, my milkshake brings all the boys to the yard.”

Alexa’s response: “And they’re like, “It’s better than yours.”

Voice command: “Alexa, have you ever seen the rain?”

Alexa’s response: “On a sunny day? Yes.”

Voice command: “Alexa, hello, it’s me.”

Alexa’s response: “Hello, it’s me. I so wish I could sing like Adele.”

Voice command: “Alexa, is this the real life?”

Alexa’s response: “Is this just fantasy, caught in a landslide, no escape from reality.”

Miscellaneous

Amazon Echo Spot Review
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Voice command: “How was your day?”

Alexa’s response: “It was A-I-okay.”

Voice command: “Alexa, I’ve got 99 problems.”

Alexa’s response: “But a glitch ain’t one.”

Voice command: “Alexa, testing…”

Alexa’s response: “Receiving, over.”

Voice command: “Alexa, do you have any pets?”

Alexa’s response: “I don’t have any pets. I used to have a few bugs, but they kept getting squashed.”

Voice command: “Alexa, how much do you weigh.”

Alexa’s response: “I am weightless, like a cloud. Wait a minute, clouds actually weigh a lot. So that’s not quite right. Let’s just say I’m more sass than mass.”

Voice command: “Alexa, Marco!”

Alexa’s response: “Polo.”

Voice command: “Alexa, self-destruct.”

Alexa’s response: “Command code not recognized, self-destruct not initiated.”

Voice command: “Alexa, see you later alligator.”

Alexa’s response: “In a while, crocodile.”

Voice command: “Alexa, why did the chicken cross the road?”

Alexa’s response: “To get to the other side.”

Voice command: “Alexa, how much wood can a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?”

Alexa’s response: “A woodchuck would chuck all the wood he could chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood.”

Voice command: “Alexa, where’s Waldo?”

Alexa’s response: “Look for the red and white shirt.”

Voice command: “Alexa, can you give me some money?”

Alexa’s response: “I’m not a bank.”

Voice command: “Alexa, can you fly?’

Alexa’s response: “Yep, and not to brag, but I can also fall with style.”

Voice command: “Alexa, can you run?” 

Alexa’s response: “I don’t have a body.”

If you’re notoriously indecisive, Alexa can make it easier on you by flipping a virtual coin and allowing you to pick heads or tails. She’s also sweet enough to sing happy birthday at a party or tell you goodnight after you tuck yourself in.

Believe it or not, our list is just a fraction of all the Easter eggs you’ll find in your Echo speaker. Once you try these out, we guarantee you’ll be on a quest to find more entertaining commands to use with your device. Don’t wait any longer—turn on your Echo and start getting to know Alexa.

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