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scott
Posted: Saturday, June 15, 2019 9:27:13 AM
Rank: Administration
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Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,706
Points: 5,294
Location: South Florida USA
Dad jokes? More like rad jokes!
Just say, "Alexa, tell me a dad joke."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, celebrate Father’s Day."
• "Alexa, open show times for Late Night."
Get movie times for the new Amazon Original starring Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson.
• "Alexa, how is Team USA doing at the World Cup?"
• "Alexa, help me send a Father’s Day card."
With the Hallmark Father’s Day Greeting Skill Blueprint, you can create and send personalized messages to Dad with your own custom images, messages, and audio. Learn more.
• "Alexa, what number has 18 zeros?"
• "Alexa, when is the longest day of the year?"
• "Alexa, tell me about the new Echo Dot Kids Edition."
Echo Dot Kids is a smart speaker with Alexa that’s built for kids. It features new colorful fabric and an improved speaker than can play age-appropriate music, answer questions, tell stories, and more. Learn more.
• "Alexa, enable Highlights Storybooks."
To use kid skills, a parent or guardian needs to give permission.
• "Alexa, turn on the lights."
Selecting smart lighting doesn’t have to be confusing. Get personalized recommendations by answering a few simple questions. Learn more.
• "Alexa, open Daddy-gram."
• "Alexa, shop for paper plates."
• "Alexa, play Dads who Rock! on Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, when is Father’s Day?"
• "Alexa, what should I NOT do for Father’s Day?"
• "Alexa, how do I turn off your microphones?"
Echo smart speakers have a microphone off button that electronically disconnects the microphones. To learn more about how Amazon and Alexa protect your privacy, visit the Alexa Privacy Hub.
• "Alexa, remind me to pick up milk when I get to Whole Foods."

FATHER’S DAY
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• "Alexa, call Dad."
• "Alexa, beatbox for Father’s Day."
• "Alexa, tell me a Father’s Day limerick."

scott
Posted: Saturday, June 22, 2019 12:01:40 PM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,706
Points: 5,294
Location: South Florida USA
My punchlines are on the slow side…
Just say, "Alexa, tell me a sloth joke."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, sing a road trip song."
• "Alexa, tell me a poem by Emily Dickinson."
• "Alexa, what’s your Twitter handle?"
• "Alexa, open Beach Sounds."
• "Alexa, who won the Stanley Cup this year?"
• "Alexa, play Hallmark Weddings on SiriusXM."
Subscribe to SiriusXM and get 3 months free to stream on your Echo device. See offer details.
• "Alexa, quiz me on Fortnite."
• "Alexa, play the Rap Rotation playlist on Amazon Music."
Some songs in this playlist contain explicit lyrics. Prefer not to hear explicit lyrics? Just say, "Alexa, block explicit lyrics."
• "Alexa, give me a fashion tip."
• "Alexa, give me a Pride fact."
• "Alexa, buy toilet paper."
• "Alexa, find my phone."
• "Alexa, how far away is Jupiter?"
• "Alexa, when is my next event?"
Alexa can now help notify you of upcoming events in your calendar. In the Alexa app, go to Settings > Calendar & Email > your linked account and enable calendar notifications.

SUMMER SOLSTICE
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• "Alexa, tell me a summer joke."
• "Alexa, how do I beat the heat?"
• "Alexa, sing a summer song."

scott
Posted: Saturday, June 29, 2019 12:34:56 PM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,706
Points: 5,294
Location: South Florida USA
I get my ‘kicks’ rooting for Team USA.
Just say, "Alexa, she shoots, she scores!"

THINGS TO TRY
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Alexa's always getting smarter. Visit the Alexa Blog to check out June's Monthly Roundup of new Alexa features and updates.
• "Alexa, tell me a soccer joke."
• "Alexa, who is going to win the Women’s World Cup?"
• "Alexa, who’s your favorite soccer player?"
• "Alexa, tell me about the new Echo Show 5."
Now available, the 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 temperature is Miami in the summer?"
• "Alexa, who has the most home runs this year?"
• "Alexa, how many nickels are in Bitcoin?"
• "Alexa, open Spiderman."
• "Alexa, give me some Pauly D Positivity."
• "Alexa, tell me about the new Echo Dot Kids Edition."
Now available, the Echo Dot Kids Edition is a smart speaker with Alexa that's built for kids. Learn more.
• "Alexa, reorder sunscreen."
Alexa helps restock your home essentials and will suggest items based on your Amazon order history. Learn more.
• "Alexa, delete what I just said."
There are now even easier ways to delete your voice recordings. You can also say: "Alexa, delete everything I said today." Learn more.
• "Alexa, drop in on the kitchen."

GREEN THUMB
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• "Alexa, what are the top rated gardening gloves?"
• "Alexa, what’s your favorite vegetable?"
• "Alexa, is a tomato a fruit?"

scott
Posted: Saturday, July 06, 2019 7:32:42 AM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,706
Points: 5,294
Location: South Florida USA
Just call me ‘Dear Alexa…’
Just say, "Alexa, give me some advice."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, tell me a superhero joke."
• "Alexa, what are my deals?"
Can’t wait for Prime Day? Discover top deals every day with Alexa. Learn more.
• "Alexa, who is your favorite athlete?"
• "Alexa, remind me to shop for deals on Prime Day."
• "Alexa, fire photon torpedoes."
• "Alexa, play Hot Singles on Amazon Music."
• "Alexa, when is the MLB All-Star Game?"
• "Alexa, tell me a story about robots."
• "Alexa, what is the average electricity bill in Michigan?"
• "Alexa, how many episodes are in Stranger Things Season 3?"
• "Alexa, how do I store guacamole?"
• "Alexa, open Animal Sounds."
• "Alexa, open Sweet Dreams."
• "Alexa, when is my next haircut appointment?"
Search across your calendar events, reminders, and lists by just asking Alexa what you are looking for.
• "Alexa, what’s the difference between Drop In and announcements?"
• "Alexa, what is your favorite sport?"

NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH
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• "Alexa, I’scream for ice cream."
• "Alexa, add ice cream to my shopping list."
• "Alexa, what’s your favorite ice cream?"

scott
Posted: Sunday, July 14, 2019 8:37:39 AM
Rank: Administration
Groups: Member

Joined: 3/24/2008
Posts: 2,706
Points: 5,294
Location: South Florida USA
Dropping the hottest single from the cloud.
Just say, "Alexa, sing a duet with Ed Sheeran."

THINGS TO TRY
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• "Alexa, what should I wear today?"
• "Alexa, what are my deals?"
Can’t wait for Prime Day? Early access deals start for Prime members on 7/13. Only with Alexa. Learn more.
• "Alexa, tell me a baseball story."
• "Alexa, start Geo Quiz."
• "Alexa, tell me some good news."
• "Alexa, who is your favorite baseball player?"
• "Alexa, sing ‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame.'"
• "Alexa, who won the World Cup?"
• "Alexa, is a hot dog a sandwich?"
• "Alexa, how many sticks of butter are in a cup?"
• "Alexa, how long would it take to count to a septillion?"
• "Alexa, play Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader."
• "Alexa, where can I buy ice cream?"
• "Alexa, play a funny podcast."
Alexa now remembers where you left off in your last podcast. For example, say "Alexa, resume the Ron Burgundy podcast."
• "Alexa, drop in on the living room."

HELP IN THE KITCHEN
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• "Alexa, add 5 minutes to my pasta timer."
• "Alexa, give me a recipe for chocolate chip cookies."
• "Alexa, play music for cooking."

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