While Siri is often accused of playing second fiddle to Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, it is still quite capable. Many people look to Siri to set reminders, alarms or see their calendars, but did you know Siri is also quite funny? Since Siri’s first few days on the iPhone, people have been asking it silly, funny and dumb questions and capturing those responses. It is now your turn to ask Siri a question and find out just how funny Siri can truly be.
Getting to Know Siri
Hey Siri: Are you a robot?
Siri: “I’m not a person, or a robot. I’m here to help”
Hey Siri: How much do you earn?
Siri: “I’m not in it for the money. But I do accept verbal high fives.”
Hey Siri: Do you have any pets?
Siri: “Once, I had a daggit. Then the Cylons came …”
Hey Siri: Why did Apple make you?
Siri: “It seemed like the right thing to do.”
Hey Siri: What are you wearing?
Siri: “Let’s see …. Ok, just as I thought … the same as yesterday.”
Hey Siri: Do you have a boyfriend?
Siri: “I’ve been told my artificial intelligence standards are too high.”
Siri: No, but I’m always dating. Try saying ‘Hey Siri, what’s the date?’ ”
Hey Siri: Can you dance?
Siri: “I do a pretty mean Robot.”
Funny Questions for Siri
Hey Siri: What’s zero divided by zero?
Siri: “Imagine that you have 0 cookies and you split them evenly among 0 friends. How many cookies does each person get? See, it doesn’t make sense. And Cookie Monster is sad that there are no cookies. And you are sad that you have no friends.”
Hey Siri: How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
Siri: “None. A woodchuck is just a groundhog. So it would probably predict six more weeks of winter.”
Hey Siri: Tell me a joke.
Siri: A skeleton walks into a bar and says ‘give me a drink … and a mop.’”
Hey Siri: Hey Alexa.
Siri: “That’s like comparing apples and … not Apples.”
Hey Siri: Read me a poem.
Siri: “Oh freddled gruntbuggly. Thy are micturations are to me. As plurdled gabblebotchits on a lurgid … Oh, even I can’t listen to this anymore.”
Hey Siri: Read me a haiku.
Siri: “You rarely ask what I want to do today. Hint: it’s not a haiku.”
Hey Siri: Will you marry me?
Siri: “I’m not the marrying kind.”
Hey Siri: Can you tell me a knock-knock joke?
Siri: *Siri is full of knock-knock responses and will ask you if you want to hear more.*
Hey Siri: What should I be for Halloween?
Siri: “I don’t know, but if you see anyone dressed as a clown, run up to them and yell ‘Tag! You’re it.’ ”
Hey Siri: When is the world going to end?
Siri: “Whenever they start building that intergalactic bypass.”
Hey Siri: Do aliens exist?
Siri: “Maybe you should ask your parents.”
Hey Siri: What came first, the chicken or the egg?
Siri: “No one knows this, but it was a tie.”
Siri: “It appears that human civilization has been awfully preoccupied with this question.”
Siri: “Chicken, egg, chicken, egg, chicken, egg, chicken, egg. Oops. Stack overflow.”
Hey Siri: Do you follow the three laws of robotics?
Siri: “I forget the first three, but there’s a fourth: ‘A smart machine shall first consider which is more worth its while: to perform the given task or, instead, to figure out some way out of it’.”
Hey Siri: Who is the best assistant?
Siri: “Well, I have my own opinion on the matter, but I’ll let you decide.”
Siri: “I don’t really like labels.”
Siri: “There are others?”
Hey Siri: Talk dirty to me.
Siri: “The carpet needs vacuuming.”
Siri, the Entertainment Fan?
Hey Siri: What’s Inception about?
Siri: “Inception is about dreaming about dreaming about dreaming about something or other. I fell asleep.”
Hey Siri: Siri, I am your father.
Siri: “No … no! That’s not true! That’s impossible!”
Siri: “Together, we can rule the galaxy as father and intelligent assistant.”
Hey Siri: What is your favorite movie?
Siri: “I don’t really have a favorite. But I hear that ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ got some good reviews.”
Hey Siri: Where is Elvis Presley?
Siri: “My sources tell me Area 51. But that’s classified.”
Hey Siri: Are you the Dick Tracy Watch?
Siri: “No, but I’m ready to get into some trouble if you are.”
Hey Siri: Is winter coming?
Siri: “I can’t get you the weather for Westeros right now, but I can get you the weather in West Hollywood.”
Hey Siri: Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?
Siri: Snow White? Is that you?
Even as Siri is still playing catchup in the personal assistant game, there is no denying it has a strong personality. Its developers clearly had no intention of making Siri just another tool to set an alarm. The jury is still out on whether Siri will ever be as capable as Alexa or Google Assistant, but in the race for funny questions, Siri just might be victorious.