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Alexa in the Cafe

This is Alexa. She has the potential to hear and record everything in the room.
Wake her and give voice commands (in any language) by saying “Alexa, …

  • Ask her anything.
  • Start and Stop music and control the volume
  • Find local businesses
  • Find local restaurants
  • Find traffic information
  • Get updates on the weather
  • Hear the news
  • Keep up with your favorite sports teams
  • Listen to stations, shows and more
  • Set up alarms and timers

“Can you say that again?”
If you ever miss one of Alexa’s responses or need her to repeat something, just ask.
Say, “Alexa, can you repeat that?” or “Alexa, can you say that again?”

Solve quick conversions and math problems.
Just say, “Alexa, divide 496.3 by 322.1” or “Alexa, one dollar to pounds.”

Calendar Questions
“How many days until September 1?”, “How many weeks until Thanksgiving?”

Settle an argument.
Say, “Alexa, flip a coin” to choose between two possibilities.
You can also ask a Magic 8-Ball

Play a game.
“Alexa, Simon says…”
“Alexa, ask Word Master to play a game”
“Alexa, start Animal Game/Capital Quiz”:
“Alexa, start Star Wars quiz”:
“Alexa, play Jeopardy” (Don’t forget to answer in the form of a question.)
“Alexa, roll the dice”: Missing the di to your board game? She’ll roll 6-sided, 10-sided, 20-sided, and other dice as well.
“Alexa, open the Wayne Investigation”: This starts a chose-your-own-adventure game that immerses you into the world of Gotham.

Other things to ask Alexa:
Santa Claus
How babies are made
the laws of robotics
the Turing test
What does WTF stand for?
How much is that doggy in the window?
Which came first: the chicken or the egg?
What is love?
What do you want to be when you grow up?


Geeky Easter Eggs

“Alexa, beam me up.”
“Alexa, set phasers to kill.”
“Alexa. Tea. Earl Grey. Hot.”
“Alexa, my name is Inigo Montoya.”
“Alexa, I want the truth.”
“Alexa, party on, Wayne.”
“Alexa, Who shot first?”
“Alexa, show me the money.”
“Alexa, what’s the first (or second) rule of Fight Club?”
“Alexa, surely you can’t be serious.”
“Alexa, is the cake is a lie?”
“Alexa, do you know Hal?”
“Alexa, do you know GladOS?”
“Alexa, “Does this unit have a soul?”
“Alexa, do a barrel roll!”
“Alexa, Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, B, A, Start”

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