8/20/18 Things To Ask Alexa

Welcome to LME’s 8/20/18 Things To Ask Alexa: queries and statements to try on Alexa for a funny, unexpected or informative response.


Monday Beatles


Say the wake word followed by any of the following queries or statements.

The first four today are from a helpful LME reader.

Do the Hokey Pokey.

What’s your favorite cheesecake?

Whose birthday is it today?
Warning: the birthday list can be long!

Who died today?
If you don’t recognize a name among those listed in this response just ask Alexa, “Wikipedia {name},” or “Who is {name}?”

Do you know the chicken dance?

Tell me a food joke.
You can ask more than once.

How do you tame a horse in Minecraft?
This is actually a South Park reference, but don’t worry: Alexa’s response is rated G.

What should I wear today?
You can ask more than once.

Where’s Waldo?
You can ask more than once.

Do you smell what The Rock is cooking?

I am the watcher on the walls.
A quote from Game of Thrones.

Tell me a tongue twister.
You can ask more than once.