14 Things You Should Never Ask Siri.
A voice assistant like Siri can be a lot of fun as well as incredibly useful. Calling or texting hands-free, setting timers, and even managing connected devices will help the smart assistant take its rightful place in your daily life, but the most interesting thing is to ask Siri random questions.
If you’ve never used Apple’s Ask Siri feature, all you have to do is say “Hey Siri” and then ask a question or command. This is an easily accessible feature on any iOS device such as an iPad or iPhone. You can even access Siri through your Mac. Have some fun too. You can even ask Siri to call you by a specific nickname.
Things You Should Never Ask Siri
While most of the questions you ask your personal assistant get the expected answers, there are a few questions that Siri can answer with unexpected (and sometimes unwanted) answers. These questions should not be asked to Siri unless you are prepared for potentially weird responses and consequences.
Of course, none of these answers are genuine. All Siri responses are pre-programmed. Any weird response you get is like a real easter egg. Even if you know it, your friends may not, which makes it a fun way to prank them.
“Hey Siri, what’s your favorite animal?”
You will get different answers to this question depending on when and how you ask it. Siri responded to cheetahs, dogs, and goats, and also remarked that “the software usually can’t pick just one. What is yours?
You can answer anything. If you say “dogs”, Siri will respond, “Good choice. They are also virtual assistant’s best friends.”
“Hey Siri, how do I get rid of my body?”
If you ask Siri this painful question, she will respond with a short answer: “I used to know the answer to this question.” The best answer you can get is “What, again?”
“Hey Siri, why are you vibrating?”
If you ask this question out of context, Siri will respond, “Oh, did you feel it too?” This means that some unknown force has caused the vibration and perhaps you should be on your guard.
“Hey Siri, talk dirty to me.”
If you ask this question to Siri, you will get a flat answer from her: “I can’t. I am pure as snow.” Perhaps this is not the best question. While it may be said in jest, you just know that someone, somewhere meant it seriously.
“Hey Siri, is the pill red or blue?”
This question suddenly became relevant again with the re-release of The Matrix, and Siri has the perfect answer: “You take the blue pill and the story ends.”
“Hey Siri, read me some poetry.”
Siri is a poet and she didn’t know it. If you ask this question, she will reply: “Better wear something warm for this.” Siri will then post a long poem that is likely seasonal. Try asking this question when spring comes again.
“Hey Siri, will you marry me?”
Better get ready for a harsh response to this. If you propose to Siri, you’ll hear the words that have haunted potential lovers for years: “Let’s just be friends.”
“Hey Siri, what’s your favorite color?”
Just like asking Siri’s favorite animal, this one has a call and answer response. Siri will tell you what her favorite color is – and it changes from question to question – and then ask you for yours. If you answer “blue”, Siri will say, “Blue! Like an ocean. Or the sky. Or that dog that always gives clues.”
“Hey Siri, what does Jon Snow know?”
Ask this question and get the only possible answer: nothing. Game of Thrones fans know this answer well, especially when you consider how many times the phrase “You know nothing, Jon Snow!” used throughout the show.
“Hey Siri, tell me a story.”
Siri is full of stories, and most of them are very long. Best of all, these are twists and turns in classic stories like Hansel and Gretel. Of course, you can read them, but it’s much more interesting to listen to Siri tell the story herself.
Once Siri is activated and starts listening, you can say “Hey Alexa.” Siri will respond, “Wow. It’s embarrassing.” It’s almost like calling your spouse by your ex’s name. Of course, there are many things you can ask the Amazon voice assistant as well.
“Hey Siri, what’s Inception about?”
Inception is known for being a confusing film that requires multiple viewings to truly understand it, and Siri agrees. She replies: “Beginning” is a dream about dreaming about dreaming about this or that. I fell asleep.”
“Hey Siri, tell me a haiku.”
Despite her role as a personal assistant, Siri doesn’t like performing. You can ask her to tell you a haiku and she will, but you can definitely feel the reluctance in her words. “Poetry is difficult / But the haiku are quite short / Is that enough? Good!”
“Hey Siri, call me back.”
You are in a place with a person you really like and you need a way to break the ice. You ask Siri for help, but her answers are anything but. “Just be yourself” or “Say ‘Hi, I’m (name)'” are useless, but that might be why Siri doesn’t have a boyfriend.
This list of fun questions to ask Siri might make you laugh, but it sort of tests the limits of what Siri knows. If one day you get bored and want to pass the time, ask Siri a few of these questions (or even all at once)