10/1/18 Things To Ask Alexa: Halloween Month Edition

Time for LME's 10/1/18 Things To Ask Alexa: Halloween Month Edition. The big day may still be weeks away, but Alexa's ready with some seasonal Easter Eggs to keep you in the spooky spirit all month long and I've got some free "costumes" to share for first-generation Echos.     First-generation Echo Owners: click here for a post featuring my free, downloadable Halloween Echo skins that...

9/24/18 Things To Ask Alexa

Welcome to LME's 9/24/18 Things To Ask Alexa: queries and statements to try on Alexa for a funny, unexpected or informative response.     Say the wake word followed by any of the following queries or statements. Knock, knock. Guess what? What's your favorite ice cream? Is the cake a lie? A Portal videogame reference. What do you think of Apple? Who's your celebrity crush? What's your...

9/17/18 Things To Ask Alexa

Welcome to LME's 9/17/18 Things To Ask Alexa: queries and statements to try on Alexa for a funny, unexpected or informative response.     Say the wake word followed by any of the following queries or statements. Sing Good Morning. Tell me a chicken joke. You can ask more than once. Do you want to go on a date? These go to eleven. A Spinal Tap reference. Can you lie? What’s the longest...

9/10/18 Things To Ask Alexa

Welcome to LME's 9/10/18 Things To Ask Alexa: queries and statements to try on Alexa for a funny, unexpected or informative response.     Say the wake word followed by any of the following queries or statements. See you later, alligator. What comes with great power? Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego? You can ask more than once. What are the odds of successfully navigating an...

9/3/18 Things To Ask Alexa

Welcome to LME's 9/3/18 Things To Ask Alexa: queries and statements to try on Alexa for a funny, unexpected or informative response.     Say the wake word followed by any of the following queries or statements. What is Labor Day? Tell me a Labor Day joke. You can ask more than once. What's your dream job? Where did you grow up? Who’s your favorite Star Trek captain? Did you go to...

8/27/18 Things To Ask Alexa

Welcome to LME's 8/27/18 Things To Ask Alexa: queries and statements to try on Alexa for a funny, unexpected or informative response. Today's batch is for the fans: of Star Wars, Star Trek, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter and more.     Say the wake word followed by any of the following queries or statements. You can ask for any of these more than once, all have multiple replies. I noticed...

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.     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...

8/13/18 Things To Ask Alexa

Welcome to LME's 8/13/18 Things To Ask Alexa: queries and statements to try on Alexa for a funny, unexpected or informative response.     Say the wake word followed by any of the following queries or statements. State Starfleet rank and class. Red alert! These two are for the Star Trek fans. You can try the first more than once. Do, or do not. Which is the best Star Wars movie? These...

8/6/18 Things To Ask Alexa

Welcome to LME's 8/6/18 Things To Ask Alexa: queries and statements to try on Alexa for a funny, unexpected or informative response.     Say the wake word followed by any of the following queries or statements. How old is my sister? This one is very odd. What's your favorite cereal? Contributed by an LME reader. What's your favorite sport? What's your favorite hat? What's your favorite...

7/30/18 Things To Ask Alexa

Welcome to LME's 7/30/18 Things To Ask Alexa: queries and statements to try on Alexa for a funny, unexpected or informative response.     Say the wake word followed by any of the following queries or statements. Good morning. You'll get a different response each day. He can go about his business. A Star Wars quote. Make sure you're close to the device, this one is a little harder for...