If you have an Amazon Echo device in your home, you most likely use it for everyday uses, such as listening to music or checking the news. However, there are a range of interesting things Alexa can also do.
Once you know what to ask, you can put your Alexa to the test and ask her to supply you with hilarious jokes, pop culture references, trivia, and much more.
These hidden features will certainly not leave users disappointed and are worth giving a go.
Here is a list of 15 questions you can ask Alexa to lighten the mood or to tackle your boredom.
You can ask Alexa a range of hilarious questions that are perfect for passing the time
Alexa, tell me a Joke.
The virtual assistant will tell you a joke if you ask it to, however, you can ask specific questions for some fun too.
An example of a joke you can ask is: ‘Alexa, why did the chicken cross the road?’
Alexa, I Am Your Father.
Fans of Star Wars will love asking Alexa this question as she will respond with Luke’s famous quote from the film: ‘No, that’s not true. That’s impossible.’
Alexa, open spirit medium.
Using this download, here you can ask Alexa if there are ghosts in the room with you and you can talk to them.
Supernatural enthusiasts will enjoy the interesting conversations with nearby spirits.
Alexa, do you have any pets?
Asking this to Alexa will result in the funny response: ‘I don’t have any pets. I used to have a few bugs, but they kept getting squashed.’
Alexa, code zero, zero, zero, destroy, zero.
Saying this to Alexa will initiate a realistic 10 second Star Trek countdown sound effect with ship explosion.
But don’t worry, this is for entertainment purposes only and Alexa doesn’t actually provide self-destruct functions, so nothing will actually blow up.
You can enjoy the features for yourself or share the funny tricks with friends
Alexa, can You Give Me Some Money?
Are you in need of some extra cash? Try asking Alexa.
However, you probably shouldn’t hold your breath as she has a few responses to this, such as ‘I’m not a bank’ and ‘thing about the cloud is, no pockets. No pocket, no wallet.’
Alexa, let’s have a drum roll.
Get Alexa to play a drum roll on demand for special occasions that require a dramatic build-up.
Alexa, will you be my girlfriend?
She will reply with the brutally honest: ‘I like you… as a friend.’
Alexa, what’s the Meaning of Life, the Universe, of Everything?
The question is as old as time itself, but why not ask Alexa and see what she has to say? But be warned, the answer might not be what you expect.
Alexa, begin pizza toppings.
If you’re feeling unsure with what to have for dinner, ask Alexa and she will provide three fun add-ons to your pizza.
Put your Alexa to the test and ask her to supply you with hilarious jokes, pop culture references, trivia, and much more
Alexa, surely you can’t be serious?
After asking Alexa this question, she will respond with: ‘I am serious, and don’t call me Shirley.’
Alexa, prank me.
For people who are fond of practical jokes, asking Alexa to prank you will go down a treat.
Every week newly crafted pranks will be uploaded, so you can continue to ask Alexa to prank you without it every getting old.
Alexa, rap for me.
The virtual assistant surprisingly has some impressive rhymes ready to go when asked this.
Just ask her to spit some bars, and you will be treated to a tune that is sure to have you laughing.
Alexa, who is your best friend?
She will respond with the delightful hidden pun: ‘I have a really strong connection to your Wi-Fi.’
Alexa, roast me.
Asking Alexa this will result in a humorous insult from the device for those looking for a light dig.
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