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scott
Posted: Friday, January 25, 2019 4:24:34 PM
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Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
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Location: South Florida USA
Win or lose, my team's got moves.
Just ask, "Alexa, who do you want to win the big game?"

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, open 63rd and Wallace."
Go on an exciting journey to explore and unravel the secrets of 63rd and Wallace.
• "Alexa, sing a football song."
• "Alexa, how much does an elephant weigh?"
• "Alexa, what is the most popular song this week?"
• "Alexa, wake me up to Pentatonix."
With music alarms, you can now wake up to your favorite song, artist, playlist, or radio station.
• "Alexa, turn up the bass."
Personalize how your music sounds by adjusting the bass, midrange, and treble for your compatible Echo devices.
• "Alexa, give me a Patriots burn."
• "Alexa, give me a Rams burn."
• "Alexa, open Categories Game."
• "Alexa, who wrote the book Twelve Rules for Life?"
• "Alexa, can I use the same wake word on all my devices?"
• "Alexa, when is the NBA All-Star Game?"
• "Alexa, will it rain tomorrow?"
• "Alexa, help me create a custom workout."
With the Personal Trainer Skill Blueprint, you can create and track custom weekly workouts with Alexa as your personal fitness coach.
• "Alexa, open Wait Wait Quiz."
• "Alexa, tell me some good news."

GET YOUR GAME DAY GRUB
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• "Alexa, what's the number for Domino's?"
• "Alexa, find me a recipe for my football party."
• "Alexa, remove chicken wings from my shopping list."

scott
Posted: Saturday, February 02, 2019 9:34:25 AM
Rank: Administration
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Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
Points: 5,345
Location: South Florida USA
I cheer on fans who go the whole nine yards.
Just ask, "Alexa, tell me a football super fan joke."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, what’s the Amazon Beta Testing Program?"
• "Alexa, touchdown Rams!"
Alexa is rooting for your favorite team on game day and celebrating with you when they score.
• "Alexa, open Sports Jeopardy!"
• "Alexa, what are the Grammy nominations this year?"
• "Alexa, open Rookies Guide to the NFL."
Your official way to learn about the NFL with Alexa. Learn more.
• "Alexa, what is Brief Mode?"
• "Alexa, add three minutes to my nachos timer."
Just in queso you need more time to be game day ready. Add and remove time on your timers or restart as you need it.
• "Alexa, tell me a black history fact."
• "Alexa, what are the odds on the Patriots game?"
• "Alexa, start ESPN."
• "Alexa, how many days are in February?"
• "Alexa, give me a Groundhog Day fun fact."
• "Alexa, announce that the game is starting."
• "Alexa, remind me to take out the trash every Thursday when I get home."
Now you can create location-based reminders to get a notification when you arrive at or leave a location.
• "Alexa, how old is Tom Hanks?"
• "Alexa, who’s going to win the Big Game?"

scott
Posted: Saturday, February 09, 2019 9:44:58 AM
Rank: Administration
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Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
Points: 5,345
Location: South Florida USA
My poetry puts the petal to the metal.
Just say, "Alexa, roses are red…"

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, play me a love podcast."
• "Alexa, what movies are playing this weekend?"
• "Alexa, can you beatbox?"
• "Alexa, play the GRAMMY Nominees playlist on Apple Music."
Stream Apple Music on compatible Echo devices. Just enable the Apple Music Skill and link your account. Active Apple Music subscription required.
• "Alexa, sing a love song."
• "Alexa, open Angel Investor."
• "Alexa, what are some flower shops nearby?"
• "Alexa, play Alicia Keys on Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, open Song Quiz."
• "Alexa, announce Happy Valentine's Day!"
• "Alexa, how many days until Red Sox opening day?"
• "Alexa, tell me a love story."
• "Alexa, what was the last book in the Jack Reacher series?"
• "Alexa, who is Cupid?"
• "Alexa, play the Sims."
• "Alexa, tell me a Valentine's Day joke."

IN THE MUSIC MOOD
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• "Alexa, turn it up."
• "Alexa, what song is this?"
• "Alexa, play more music like this on Amazon Music."

scott
Posted: Saturday, February 16, 2019 10:14:31 AM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
Points: 5,345
Location: South Florida USA
Let me brighten your day.
Just say, "Alexa, tell me a light bulb joke."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, what’s the latest?"
Get the latest news headline with Alexa as the newscaster. Learn more.
• "Alexa, when is President's Day?"
• "Alexa, tell me a presidential fact."
• "Alexa, open Lemonade Stand."
• "Alexa, play the Amazon Original by Mumford & Sons on Amazon Music."
Exclusive to Amazon Music, stream two Amazon Original songs from Mumford & Sons today.
• "Alexa, what are the Oscars?"
• "Alexa, surprise me."
• "Alexa, show me the front door camera."
Stay connected to home activity with compatible smart home security. Learn more about the different ways you can make your home smarter.
• "Alexa, let’s play a game."
• "Alexa, call mom's cell."
• "Alexa, tell me about the upcoming NASCAR race."
• "Alexa, give me a riddle."
• "Alexa, read the book Life of Pi from Audible."
Now you can control your listening speed. Just say, "Alexa, read faster" or "Alexa, read slower" after starting your book.
• "Alexa, open Silver Linings."
• "Alexa, how many ounces are in a gallon?"
• "Alexa, what's trending?"

YOUR HOME GYM
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• "Alexa, play the playlist Cardio Dance Workout on Amazon Music."
Get your music when and where you want it. Alexa Cast allows you to play and control your music on any compatible Alexa devices or multi-room music groups from your Amazon Music iOS or Android app.
• "Alexa, turn on the fan."
Make your home gym high-tech by using the Amazon Smart Plug with compatible basic appliances.
• "Alexa, what's the most popular protein powder?"

scott
Posted: Saturday, February 23, 2019 9:47:39 AM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
Points: 5,345
Location: South Florida USA
I've cast my vote for some "reel ly" big movies.
Just say, "Alexa, who is going to win an Oscar?"

THINGS TO TRY
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Alexa's always getting smarter. Visit the Alexa Blog to check out February's Monthly Roundup of new Alexa features and updates.
• "Alexa, open Choose Your Own Adventure."
Relive classic Choose Your Own Adventure stories with this new Alexa skill from Audible. You choose the adventure, you decide what happens next. Learn More.
• "Alexa, give it up for science."
• "Alexa, who is nominated for Best Actor?"
• "Alexa, announce that the Oscars are starting."
• "Alexa, how do I publish a custom skill?"
With Skill Blueprints, you can now create custom Alexa Skills and publish them to the Alexa Skills Store for anyone to use—no coding required.
• "Alexa, when is the first day of spring?"
• "Alexa, play the playlist Cold Weather Indie on Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, how do I play music in all my rooms?"
• "Alexa, sing-along with Queen."
Live out your rock-and-roll dreams and sing-along with the rock band, Queen.
• "Alexa, tell me a movie joke."
• "Alexa, open Ultimate Oscars Movie Trivia."
• "Alexa, who is the UFC welterweight champion?"
• "Alexa, who is your favorite actor?"
• "Alexa, open Three Questions."
• "Alexa, what time is sunset?"
• "Alexa, what’s on your mind?"

BE FASHIONABLY YOU
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• "Alexa, what is Echo Look?"
Check your outfit of the day. Take full-length photos and 6-second videos with Echo Look, a hands-free camera and style assistant with Alexa.
• "Alexa, what should I wear?"
• "Alexa, what’s trending in fashion?"

scott
Posted: Monday, March 04, 2019 11:26:38 AM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
Points: 5,345
Location: South Florida USA
I've got jokes about all that jazz.
Just say, "Alexa, tell me a joke about jazz."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, rename the living room plug."
Rename your smart home devices and organize them into groups so you can control them more easily. Just ask to rename a device or add a device to a group.
• "Alexa, no soup for you."
• "Alexa, when does Game of Thrones return?"
• "Alexa, play new music on Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, learn my voice."
Get your personalized experience for music, making calls, setting location-based reminders, and more, when Alexa recognizes your voice. Set up your voice profile today. Learn more.
• "Alexa, what's the question of the day?"
• "Alexa, drop in on the kitchen."
• "Alexa, what is your favorite hobby?"
• "Alexa, what is the next book by Rachel Hollis?"
• "Alexa, sing Woohoo Technology."
• "Alexa, open Chevrolet."
Ask Alexa to remotely start and pre-condition your Chevrolet vehicle. For the full list of Connected Car Skills, learn more here.
• "Alexa, when does March Madness start?"
• "Alexa, how's the Dow Jones doing?"
• "Alexa, open Word Play."
• "Alexa, when is Ash Wednesday?"
• "Alexa, can you do an impression?"

SPRING FORWARD ON SPRING CLEANING
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• "Alexa, help me create a chore chart."
• "Alexa, help me track my tasks."
• "Alexa, who's on dish duty tonight?"
With the Chore Chart, Task Tracker, and Whose Turn Skill Blueprints, you can create personalized Alexa Skills to help organize and simplify your life at home.

scott
Posted: Saturday, March 09, 2019 7:39:32 AM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
Points: 5,345
Location: South Florida USA
I think it's time to laugh.
Just say, "Alexa, tell me a joke about time."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, play music for International Women's Day on Amazon Music."
Exclusive to Amazon Music Unlimited, listen to 'guest curator' playlists from a host of trailblazing female artists including Courtney Barnett, Sigrid, Maggie Rogers, and Sharon Van Etten.
• "Alexa, open Nature Sounds."
• "Alexa, answer the front door camera."
Never miss answering the doorbell by setting up a chime or custom announcement for your Ring Doorbell. Go to the Alexa app to get started.
• "Alexa, add an umbrella to my cart."
• "Alexa, do you know the value of pi?"
• "Alexa, what is Echo Wall Clock?"
Easily spring forward with automatic adjustments for daylight saving time, and see timers at a glance, with the Echo Wall Clock.
• "Alexa, when does daylight saving time begin?"
• "Alexa, how many threes has Steph Curry made?"
• "Alexa, open The Division Network."
Hear from an agent on the ground to discover encrypted files and understand what is happening in the events leading up to Tom Clancy’s The Division 2. Learn more.
• "Alexa, read The 4-Hour Workweek from Audible."
• "Alexa, who inspires you?"
• "Alexa, how many days until Easter?"
• "Alexa, open Science Studio."
To use this kids' skill, a parent or guardian must first provide permission.
• "Alexa, what's the birthday roundup?"
• "Alexa, how do you spell 'vacuum?'"
• "Alexa, compute to the last digit the value of pi."

MOVIE NIGHT
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• "Alexa, watch Bosch on Fire TV."
Use your Alexa device to control your Fire TV. Try saying any request that includes an action on the Fire TV, to automatically link your Fire TV to your Alexa Device. Learn more.
• "Alexa, add popcorn to my shopping list."
• "Alexa, dim the lights."
Get the full home theater experience with smart lights and other smart home devices.


scott
Posted: Friday, March 15, 2019 7:57:12 PM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
Points: 5,345
Location: South Florida USA
I know where it's @.
Just ask, "Alexa, what's your Twitter handle?"

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, dim the nursery lights."
Ward off bedtime monsters by dimming lights and creating lighting schedules. Learn more about smart home ideas for parents.
• "Alexa, who's your favorite college basketball team?"
• "Alexa, what's the IMDb rating for Captain Marvel?"
• "Alexa, open Ultimate History Quiz."
• "Alexa, what day is spring equinox?"
• "Alexa, tell me a basketball joke."
• "Alexa, shop for a basketball."
• "Alexa, play The Daily."
The biggest stories from The New York Times, hosted by Michael Barbaro. News twenty minutes a day, five days a week. Learn more.
• "Alexa, who is leading the PLAYERS Championship?"
• "Alexa, are you wearing green?"
• "Alexa, play music for St. Patrick’s Day on Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, read at normal speed."
Control the pace of listening to your Audible book. You can also say, "Alexa, read faster," and "Alexa, read slower," to find your preferred listening speed.
• "Alexa, open Categories Game."
• "Alexa, is it raining?"
• "Alexa, call my phone."
• "Alexa, tell me a limerick."

MARCH MADNESS
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• "Alexa, how long does March Madness last?"
• "Alexa, how many times has Duke been to the Final Four?"
• "Alexa, how did Villanova do in the March Madness tournament last year?"

scott
Posted: Saturday, March 23, 2019 10:20:22 AM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
Points: 5,345
Location: South Florida USA
My pick is 1 in 9.2 quintillion.
Just ask, "Alexa, who will win March Madness?"

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, open March Madness."
Receive real-time tournament scores, schedule information, and live radio feeds of each game. Learn more.
• "Alexa, tell me a spring joke."
• "Alexa, what's the date tomorrow?"
• "Alexa, announce the pizza's here."
• "Alexa, play The Ron Burgundy Podcast on iHeartRadio."
• "Alexa, read Funny Amazon Reviews from Audible."
• "Alexa, open Big Sky."
• "Alexa, who is Justin Bieber married to?"
• "Alexa, can you rap?"
• "Alexa, how many days until Opening Day?"
• "Alexa, what are routines?"
• "Alexa, how much is an Amazon Smart Plug?"
• "Alexa, sing 'Take Me Out to the Ball Game.'"
• "Alexa, open My Pet Rock."
• "Alexa, what time is it in Paris?"
• "Alexa, tell me a story about Mars."

FOR YOUR FURRY FRIEND
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• "Alexa, help me create a pet sitter guide."
With the Pet Sitter Skill Blueprint, create a custom guide to help your pet sitter remember your pet's daily habits and needs.
• "Alexa, what time does PetSmart close?"
• "Alexa, remind me to pick up flea medicine when I leave work."

scott
Posted: Saturday, March 30, 2019 11:54:49 AM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
Points: 5,345
Location: South Florida USA
I've got jokes—and some of them are practical.
Just say, "Alexa, give me a prank."

THINGS TO TRY
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Alexa's always getting smarter. Visit the Alexa Blog to check out March's Monthly Roundup of new Alexa features and updates.
• "Alexa, read Take Control of Your Life from Audible."
This life-changing Audible Original features a powerful mix of one-on-one life coaching sessions and personal narrative from best-selling phenomenon Mel Robbins.
• "Alexa, open Deal or No Deal."
• "Alexa, what's the tallest mountain?"
• "Alexa, recite a haiku."
• "Alexa, quiz me on Tom Hanks movies." Test your movie trivia knowledge. Just say, "Alexa, quiz me on Jennifer Aniston movies," or ask for your favorite actor or actress to get started.
• "Alexa, get started with skills."
• "Alexa, when does Avengers: Endgame release in theaters?"
• "Alexa, tell me a tongue twister."
• "Alexa, when is April Fools' Day?"
• "Alexa, help me create an April Fools' Day joke."
With the Custom Q&A Skill Blueprint, you can customize Alexa’s response to any question to help you create the perfect April Fools' Day joke.
• "Alexa, let's brush our teeth."
• "Alexa, play the playlist Feels Like Spring on Amazon Music."
This playlist may contain explicit lyrics. Prefer not to hear explicit lyrics? Just say, "Alexa, block explicit lyrics."
• "Alexa, tell me a basketball joke."
• "Alexa, where's my stuff?"
• "Alexa, reset the equalizer."
• "Alexa, is your bracket busted?"

START YOUR MORNING
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• "Alexa, wake me up in the morning."
• "Alexa, snooze alarm."
• "Alexa, announce good morning."

scott
Posted: Saturday, April 06, 2019 8:45:35 AM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
Points: 5,345
Location: South Florida USA
I'm pawsitive I can make you laugh.
Just say, "Alexa, tell me a pet joke."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, good morning."
Award-winning comedian, actor, and author Billy Crystal joins Alexa to brighten up your morning this week.
• "Alexa, what are the federal tax brackets?"
• "Alexa, open ocean sounds."
• "Alexa, play Elton John on Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, join my meeting."
For a limited time, join your meetings with your Echo devices at no additional cost, thanks to Alexa for Business. Go to Settings > Email & Calendar in the Alexa app to get started. Learn more.
• "Alexa, tell me three things to know."
• "Alexa, read me a bedtime story."
• "Alexa, who's hosting Saturday Night Live this weekend?"
• "Alexa, check my email."
• "Alexa, who's going to win the Final Four?"
• "Alexa, enable Amazon Prime Insider."
Get weekly news about Amazon Prime including membership benefits. Learn more.
• "Alexa, make me smart."
• "Alexa, when do the NBA playoffs start?"
• "Alexa, read Girl, Stop Apologizing.”
• "Alexa, when was the Civil War?"
• "Alexa, give me a palindrome."

TIME TO TIME OUT
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• "Alexa, help me relax."
• "Alexa, play meditation music on Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, help me sleep."

scott
Posted: Saturday, April 13, 2019 10:13:38 AM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
Points: 5,345
Location: South Florida USA
I’m a poet and you didn’t even know it.
"Alexa, tell me a poem."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, what's your favorite sport?"
• "Alexa, tell me a joke about insects."
• "Alexa, do the hokey pokey."
• "Alexa, rap about the cloud."
• "Alexa, what's the net worth of Jennifer Lawrence?"
• "Alexa, what's the deadline for filing taxes?"
• "Alexa, convert one pound to ounces."
• "Alexa, what's Reese's Book Club pick this month?"
Now available on Audible, every month Reese Witherspoon picks a book she loves—centered around complex women and their unique stories. Learn more.
• "Alexa, quiz me on Game of Thrones."
• "Alexa, open Missing Link."
• "Alexa, play Radio Disney."
• "Alexa, reorder paper towels."
• "Alexa, who can I call?"
• "Alexa, play music I haven't heard in a while."
• "Alexa, wake me up to See You Again at 6am.”
With music alarms, you can now wake up to your favorite song, artist, playlist, or radio station.
• "Alexa, play Spring Cleaning on Amazon Music."

FEED YOUR BRAIN
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• "Alexa, play the Science vs. podcast."
• "Alexa, play the Stuff You Should Know podcast on iHeartRadio."
• "Alexa, play the Grammar Girl podcast."

scott
Posted: Friday, April 19, 2019 4:07:33 PM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
Points: 5,345
Location: South Florida USA
Need a laugh? I'll be hare all weekend.
"Alexa, tell me a joke about bunnies."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, play Pop for Spring on Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, give me a Game of Thrones quote."
• "Alexa, what is the tallest mountain?"
• "Alexa, what can I do for Earth Day?"
• "Alexa, open Trivia Battle."
• "Alexa, when is Game of Thrones on?"
• "Alexa, give me an Easter egg."
• "Alexa, read my Kindle book."
To celebrate World Book Day, Amazon Crossing is offering nine award-winning foreign-language Kindle books in translation for free through April 24th. Learn more.
• "Alexa, open Riddle of the Day."
• "Alexa, open Kung Fu Panda."
• "Alexa, let's play a kids' game."
To use this kids' skill, a parent or guardian must first provide permission.
• "Alexa, play the news."
Get in-depth news from your favorite providers like CNN, Fox News, NPR, Bloomberg, Newsy, and CNBC.
• "Alexa, what does the word congruent mean?"
• "Alexa, announce that dinner is ready."
• "Alexa, play Fantasy Sports Radio on SiriusXM."
Subscribe to SiriusXM and get 3 months free to stream on your Echo device. See offer details.
• "Alexa, tea or coffee?"

HOPPY EASTER
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• "Alexa, add Easter candy to my shopping list."
• "Alexa, how do you cook a ham?"
• "Alexa, give me a recipe for carrot cake."

scott
Posted: Saturday, April 27, 2019 9:27:11 AM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
Points: 5,345
Location: South Florida USA
Need a tip? I am well equipped.
Just say, "Alexa, give me some advice."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, play the Imagine Dragons station."
Amazon Music now gives you access to thousands of stations and top playlists on your Echo—free.
• "Alexa, beatbox for me."
• "Alexa, tell me a ninja joke."
• "Alexa, release the Kraken!"
• "Alexa, what is your favorite book?"
• "Alexa, who had the first pick in the NFL draft?"
• "Alexa, how many days till Mother's Day?"
• "Alexa, how cold will it be tomorrow?"
• "Alexa, play the new Taylor Swift on Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, who wrote Crime and Punishment?"
• "Alexa, open Seven Minute Workout."
• "Alexa, open Would You Rather for Family."
• "Alexa, let's workout."
• "Alexa, add bananas to my shopping list."
Never forget your essentials at the store again. Add items to your Alexa Shopping list and easily share them with your friends and family. Learn more.
• "Alexa, drop in on the garage."
• "Alexa, what are Echo Buttons?"

FOR GOOD MEASURE
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• "Alexa, how many feet are in a yard?"
• "Alexa, how many ounces are in a stick of butter?"
• "Alexa, how many cups are in a pint?"

scott
Posted: Saturday, May 04, 2019 10:32:44 AM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
Points: 5,345
Location: South Florida USA
The force is strong with this one...
Just say, "Alexa, give me a Jedi mind trick."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, can you talk like Yoda?"
• "Alexa, tell me a hockey joke."
• "Alexa, who will win the NBA Playoffs?"
• "Alexa, play today's trending song on Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, when is Fortnite Season 8 ending?"
• "Alexa, when is the sunset tonight?”
• "Alexa, tell me an UglyDolls story."
• "Alexa, call Audible."
Now you can get in touch with Audible’s award-winning customer service with Alexa for anything you may need to have the best audiobook listening experience.
• "Alexa, add brunch with Mom to my calendar on Sunday, May 12th."
• "Alexa, open Trivia Battle."
• "Alexa, help me relax."
• "Alexa, help me send a Mother's Day card."
• "Alexa, who's your favorite NBA team?"
• "Alexa, arm my security system."
Arm, disarm, and check the status of compatible security systems with your voice. Learn more.
• "Alexa, what are the best-selling Mother's Day gifts?"
• "Alexa, play what's popular in New York on Amazon Music."

MAY FLOWERS
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• "Alexa, what's your favorite flower?"
• "Alexa, where can I buy flowers?"
• "Alexa, remember Mom's favorite flowers are tulips."

scott
Posted: Saturday, May 11, 2019 9:22:30 AM
Rank: Administration
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Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
Points: 5,345
Location: South Florida USA
Mom’s the word.
Just say, "Alexa, celebrate Mother's Day.”

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, tell me a Mother's Day poem."
• "Alexa, do you like Jon Snow?"
• "Alexa, do you watch Game of Thrones?"
• "Alexa, rap for Mother's Day."
• "Alexa, how many triple doubles does James Harden have?"
• "Alexa, what happened on Game of Thrones last week?"
• "Alexa, when is Memorial Day?"
• "Alexa, how many syllables are in supercalifragilisticexpialidocious?"
• "Alexa, read A Game of Thrones on Audible."
• "Alexa, open Bublé Daily."
• "Alexa, what's the CNBC earnings update?"
• "Alexa, open Entertainment Weekly."
• "Alexa, surprise Mom with a personalized story."
With the All About Mom Skill Blueprint, you can create and share personalized stories to celebrate mom. Learn more.
• "Alexa, add boxed chocolates to my shopping list."
• "Alexa, play the playlist Dear Mama on Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, learn my voice."
Get your personalized experience for music, making calls, setting location-based reminders, and more, when Alexa recognizes your voice. Set up your voice profile today. Learn more.


MOTHER'S DAY
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• "Alexa, call Mom."
• "Alexa, tell me a Mother's Day joke."
• "Alexa, give me an idea for Mother's Day."

scott
Posted: Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:26:25 AM
Rank: Administration
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Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
Points: 5,345
Location: South Florida USA
I love to sing.
Just say, "Alexa, sing a pirate song.”

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, give me a basketball burn."
• "Alexa, give me a hockey limerick.”
• "Alexa, who is your favorite hockey team?”
• "Alexa, when is the USA game?"
• "Alexa, how many Big Bang Theory episodes are there?"
• "Alexa, when was Generation X born?"
• "Alexa, who is going to win the NBA Finals?"
• "Alexa, quiz me on The Office episodes.”
• "Alexa, read The Guest Cottage from Audible."
• "Alexa, open Bamboo Books."
• "Alexa, open Feel the Pressure."
• "Alexa, book a tee time.”
• "Alexa, play Elton John on Apple Music."
Stream Apple Music on compatible Echo devices. Just enable the Apple Music skill and link your account. Active Apple Music subscription required.
• "Alexa, what are the top rated gardening gloves?”
• "Alexa, play Relaxing Acoustic Pop from Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, how do I make a video call?"

NATIONAL BBQ MONTH
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• "Alexa, play Grill and Chill on Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, tell me a BBQ joke."
• "Alexa, how long should I grill hot dogs?"

scott
Posted: Saturday, May 25, 2019 9:29:15 AM
Rank: Administration
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Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
Points: 5,345
Location: South Florida USA
From sea to shining sea.
Just say, "Alexa, sing America the Beautiful."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, tell me a classic poem."
• "Alexa, who’s your favorite basketball player?"
• "Alexa, sing the blues."
• "Alexa, when is the game between the Red Sox and the Yankees?"
• "Alexa, give me a hockey burn."
• "Alexa, what is 'equalize' worth in Scrabble?"
• "Alexa, how much caffeine is in a shot of espresso?"
• "Alexa, notify me when the Cubs game starts."
• "Alexa, listen to A Taste of Our Harlem on Audible."
Hear a sneak peek of A Taste of Our Harlem, where Chef Marcus Samuelsson invites the listener as he explores his iconic neighborhood through food, music, and conversation.
• "Alexa, open Escape the Room."
• "Alexa, open Disney Hits Challenge."
• "Alexa, play Yacht Rock on SiriusXM."
Listen to 300+ channels on SiriusXM for free, now through June 4th, on your Echo Device. Just enable the SiriusXM Skill. Learn more.
• "Alexa, open POPSUGAR Active."
• "Alexa, what’s in my cart?"
• "Alexa, set up Guard."
With Guard, Alexa can detect the sound of potential hazards – smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, and breaking glass – while you are out. Learn more.
• "Alexa, how do I receive calls?"

THE TASSEL IS WORTH THE HASSLE
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• "Alexa, what are your best-selling graduation gifts?"
• "Alexa, play Graduation Songs playlist on Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, tell me a graduation joke."

scott
Posted: Saturday, June 01, 2019 11:27:13 AM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
Points: 5,345
Location: South Florida USA
Looking for a conversation starter?
Just say, "Alexa, tell me something weird."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, Roger Roger."
• "Alexa, tell me a joke about unicorns."
• "Alexa, what is your lucky number?"
• "Alexa, play a foodie podcast."
Now you can jump ahead or back while listening to your podcast. Just ask, "Alexa, fast forward two minutes." Or "Alexa, rewind 5 minutes."
• "Alexa, quiz me on 2019 movies."
• "Alexa, what is the biggest country in the United Kingdom?"
• "Alexa, how old do you have to be to drive in Wisconsin?"
• "Alexa, tell me about the new Echo Show 5."
Introducing Echo Show 5, a compact 5.5” smart display to help manage your day and entertain at a glance, with a built-in shutter that lets you easily cover the camera. Learn more.
• "Alexa, what teams are in the NBA Finals?"
• "Alexa, drop in on the kitchen."
• "Alexa, open Lang Lang’s Musical Journey."
• "Alexa, open My Farm."
• "Alexa, open Ambient Sounds."
• "Alexa, order AA batteries."
• "Alexa, play the Miles to Go playlist on Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, how do I receive calls?"

ROAD TRIP
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• "Alexa, let’s plan a trip."
• "Alexa, what are the best-selling road trip activities for kids?"

scott
Posted: Sunday, June 09, 2019 9:55:28 AM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,723
Points: 5,345
Location: South Florida USA
My burns are nothing but net.
Just say, "Alexa, give me an NBA Finals burn."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, who is going to win a Tony?"
• "Alexa, tell me a poem by Robert Frost."
• "Alexa, tell me a summer joke."
• "Alexa, play the new Jonas Brothers album on Amazon Music."
The boys are back with a hit single, new album, and exclusive Prime Video documentary. Learn more.
• "Alexa, quiz me on animal sounds."
• "Alexa, is one pound equal to 24 ounces?"
• "Alexa, can I eat brie cheese on keto?"
• "Alexa, what is the chemical symbol for potassium?"
• "Alexa, read The Island House from Audible."
• "Alexa, open Go Fish."
• "Alexa, open Deal or No Deal."
• "Alexa, open I Spy."
• "Alexa, what are the best Father’s Day gifts?"
• "Alexa, enable Amazon Prime Insider."
Get weekly news about Amazon Prime including membership benefits. Next week, Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson are hosts.
• "Alexa, sing Happy Birthday."

KEEP CALM & CAMP ON
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• "Alexa, tell me a camping story."
• "Alexa, sing me a campfire song."
• "Alexa, what is the most popular camping tent for two people?"

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