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scott
Posted: Friday, April 20, 2018 5:10:25 PM
Rank: Administration
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Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,528
Points: 4,760
Location: South Florida USA
Let me entertain you with my repertoire.
Just ask, "Alexa, can you do an impression?"

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, call 844-582-5392. "
Call most numbers in the US, Canada and Mexico for free. Try making a test call to Alexa by reading out this number. Learn more.
• "Alexa, how can I create my own skill?"
Now you can create your own, personal skill in minutes. Pick from a family trivia game, a bedtime story, custom compliments, and many other Skill Blueprints. Learn more.
• "Alexa, when is the season premiere of Westworld?"
• "Alexa, what can I do for Earth Day?"
• "Alexa, who is the highest paid actor?"
• "Alexa, read my Kindle book."
To celebrate World Book Day, AmazonCrossing is offering nine translated award-winning foreign-language Kindle books for free through April 24th. Learn more.
• "Alexa, you have mad skills."
• "Alexa, play Nat Geo Quiz."
• "Alexa, how many days until summer?"
• "Alexa, play Relaxing Acoustic Pop from Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, turn it up."
• "Alexa, tell me a basketball joke."
• "Alexa, compliment me."
• "Alexa, who is Kelly Ripa married to?"
• "Alexa, who invented the light bulb?"
• "Alexa, tell me a pun."

MOST REQUESTED
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• Sports event: "Alexa, when is the NFL draft?"
• Sports trivia: "Alexa, open Sports Jeopardy!"
• Celebrity age: "Alexa, how old is Ryan Seacrest?"

scott
Posted: Friday, April 27, 2018 4:53:14 PM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,528
Points: 4,760
Location: South Florida USA
Let's make time for some mom rhymes.
Just ask, "Alexa, tell me a Mother's Day poem."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, how can I create my own Alexa answers?"
Join the thousands of customers who have created their own customized Alexa responses. Have fun customizing answers to questions like, "Alexa, who is the best mom?" with Skill Blueprints. Learn more.
• "Alexa, how old are you?"
• "Alexa, who was the first pick in the NFL Draft?"
• "Alexa, let’s plan a trip."
• "Alexa, tell me something weird."
• "Alexa, what are routines?"
You can now layer music into your routine. Routines allow you to have Alexa perform a series of actions with one command. Learn how.
• "Alexa, tell me a Star Wars joke."
• "Alexa, what's the number one song this week?"
• "Alexa, help me meditate."
• "Alexa, play the Star Wars Extravaganza playlist from Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, how do I receive calls?"
• "Alexa, what is Echo Dot Kids Edition?"
Introducing the first Echo made just for kids. Learn more.
• "Alexa, read The Bone Farm from Audible."
Follow Dean Koontz’s newest heroine, Jane Hawk, as she tracks a serial criminal. This novella is streaming free exclusively through Audible until May 31st. Learn more.
• "Alexa, name all of the Star Wars movies."
• "Alexa, tell me a fun fact about sleep."
• "Alexa, what is the tallest animal?"

MOST REQUESTED
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• Daily Skill: "Alexa, open Daily Quotes."
• Time Zone: "Alexa, what time zone is California in?"
• Popular toys: "Alexa, search for Star Wars toys."

scott
Posted: Saturday, May 05, 2018 9:17:20 AM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,528
Points: 4,760
Location: South Florida USA
I’ve got poems from a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.
Just ask, "Alexa, tell me a Star Wars limerick."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, remember mom's favorite flowers are tulips."
Now you can ask Alexa to remember any information so that you never forget it. Recall it later by asking, "Alexa, what is mom's favorite flower?"
• "Alexa, are you a Jedi or Sith?"
• "Alexa, give me a Cinco de Mayo recipe."
• "Alexa, when is Prince Harry getting married?"
• "Alexa, compliment my mom."
With the new 'World's Best Mom' Skill Blueprint, you can celebrate mom by creating custom compliments told by Alexa. Learn more.
• "Alexa, what is the highest grossing Star Wars movie?"
• "Alexa, what else did the author of Ready Player One write?"
• "Alexa, how can I listen to live baseball?"
• "Alexa, what are Alexa Announcements?"
Now there’s an easier way to keep your family on the same page. Learn more.
• "Alexa, when is Mother's Day?"
• "Alexa, remind me to call mom on Mother's Day."
• "Alexa, play new music from Christina Aguilera from Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, what's your favorite movie?"
• "Alexa, what is the rarest Pokémon?"
• "Alexa, how can I celebrate Cinco de Mayo?"
• "Alexa, give me an idea for Mother's Day."

MOST REQUESTED
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• Cocktail skill: "Alexa, open Patrón Tequila."
• Calculation: "Alexa, how many weeks are in a year?"
• Spelling: "Alexa, how do I spell Mississippi?"

scott
Posted: Friday, May 11, 2018 4:50:34 PM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,528
Points: 4,760
Location: South Florida USA
Mic drop! Let's celebrate Mother's Day.
Just ask, "Alexa, rap about Mother's Day."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, block songs with explicit lyrics."
Just ask to block songs with explicit lyrics on your Echo devices when you listen to Amazon Music. Learn more.
• "Alexa, clear my shopping list."
• "Alexa, who's your favorite superhero?"
• "Alexa, call mom."
• "Alexa, how did you get your name?"
• "Alexa, spell supercalifragilisticexpialidocious."
• "Alexa, surprise mom with a personalized story."
For Mother's Day, use Skill Blueprints to celebrate mom with your own custom stories and compliments told by Alexa. Learn more.
• "Alexa, what time is American Idol on TV?"
• "Alexa, let's play a game for kids."
• "Alexa, what is FreeTime Unlimited?"
FreeTime Unlimited is an all-in-one subscription that gives kids access to ad-free radio stations, hundreds of Audible books, and premium kids skills on compatible Echo devices. Learn more.
• "Alexa, read The Velveteen Rabbit from Audible."
Over 300 Audible kids books are now included in FreeTime Unlimited. To celebrate, stream this classic for free through May 31st.
• "Alexa, what songs can you sing?"
• "Alexa, how many points is LeBron James averaging in the playoffs?"
• "Alexa, where can I buy flowers?"
• "Alexa, what's the word of the day?"
• "Alexa, tell me an animal joke."

MOST REQUESTED
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• Superhero: "Alexa, tell me about Batman."
• Soundtrack: "Alexa, play The Greatest Showman soundtrack from Amazon Music."
• Sleep sound: "Alexa, open Thunderstorm Sounds."

scott
Posted: Friday, May 18, 2018 4:49:01 PM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,528
Points: 4,760
Location: South Florida USA
I "may" have some jokes up my sleeve.
Just ask, "Alexa, tell me a spring joke."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, play music."
As people in your household speak to Alexa, Alexa learns to recognize their voices automatically, and can play personalized Amazon Music recommendations. Learn more.
• "Alexa, who is Captain Marvel?"
• "Alexa, what is the upcoming book by Stephen King?"
• "Alexa, move my meeting at noon to 3 p.m."
Now you can ask Alexa to move your appointments by voice. Link a Google, iCloud or Microsoft calendar to Alexa to get started. Learn more.
• "Alexa, who inspires you?"
• "Alexa, what is George Clooney's net worth?"
• "Alexa, who is your favorite supervillain?"
• "Alexa, play CBS News."
Get live daily breaking news from the CBS News Skill. Tune in this weekend for live coverage on the Royal Wedding. Learn more.
• "Alexa, play Classic Rock Dinner Party from Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, can you play music on all my devices?"
• "Alexa, help me create my own flashcards."
• "Alexa, give me a fun fact."
• "Alexa, make a donation to Red Nose Day."
Just ask to support Comic Relief Inc. in their mission to end child poverty.
• "Alexa, how many Stanley Cups do the Capitals have?"
• "Alexa, drop in."
Alexa works as a two-way intercom to connect with your household devices including Echo and Echo Dot. Learn more.
• "Alexa, do you like cats or dogs?"

MOST REQUESTED
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• Radio skill: "Alexa, open Vintage Radio."
• Celebrity: "Alexa, who is John Cena?"
• Holiday: "Alexa, when is Memorial Day?"

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