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Share your funny moments with Amazon's Echo (Alexa)

Hi everyone,

I’m thinking about writing a CNET article on the topic of funny moments with Alexa (using your Amazon Echo). And I'm gathering up some examples. So if you have had a LOL moment while using Alexa, submit it below as I'd love to read about it. And when I get enough of these funny moments, I may just pick yours to promote in the CNET article.

Here's an example that I got from my co-worker's brother:
"Alexa refused to play "Ganster's Paradise" until I corrected myself and asked for "Gansta's Paradise." Thanks for keeping it real Amazon."

Or this one I found on YouTube which cracked me up:

Thank you everyone in advance for your help and sharing. Looking forward to reading your post.


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Voice recognition still has a way to go...

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You can use your Alexa app to see what your Echo heard...

Alexa, Grimm is on what network? heard: "grimbazon what network"

Alexa, What is a negatively charged atom called? heard: "what is a negatively charged Adam called" (our son's name is Adam, so we didn't need to ask Alexa to know a negatively charged Adam is called - grounded)

and who knows what the question was, but Alexa heard: "full classroom garbage and dumb"

"Sorry I don't know that one"

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Interesting Alexa response

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I wanted Alexa to play the Puccini opera "Gianni Schichi". However, after a few moments thought, she told me, "I can't find any songs by Johnny Squeaky".

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Stupid Alexa

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I love classical music. Asked Alexa to play "Beethoven". She started playing rock band "Beethoven". I called Alexa "Stupid". Reply from Alexa: "That's not a very nice thing to say!". LOL.

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trying to get house temperature

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Every once in a while when I ask the echo what the temperature is inside the house by saying "what is the temperature in here" I get the weather for some city in Iran. sure hoped homeland security was not monitoring.

The other day I asked Alexa what the weather was, she said no clouds and sunny. I then asked if it was going to rain today. She said no rain is expected in (town) today. Few minutes later, I looked outside and it was pouring.

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alexa + music + 2 people =

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So one time my friend ( who likes classical music ) was chilling , i came in ( i a fan of EDM) and he asked alexa: "Alexa play marshmello" ( EDM artist) and alexa did just that.. played A CLASSICAL SONG CALLED MARSHMELLO! of course i said " Alexa play marshmello " it immediately started playing EDM marshomello. i just looked at my friend then we just laughed.
-whencatsfly91 ;u;

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I disabled purchasing on Alexa. Why? Example:

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