Siri was the first of the modern AIs to burst onto the scene, and Apple did a good job carving out a personality for Siri that made it feel like more than just a voice assistant. Siri feels like it has some sass, even if it's not the most helpful assistant around.
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In fact, the best part of Siri may be playing around with some of its Easter Eggs. It turns out that Siri keeps track of the goings-ons in the world, from pop culture to other assistants. We've assembled some of the best Easter Eggs for you to ask when boredom strikes. Have fun.
Siri Easter eggs: Dad jokes
Siri is filled with a bunch of fun/lame jokes for you to indulge in. We're not saying they're all gold, or in fact that any of them are - that's a matter of opinion. But we have to say, even the biggest groaners are a little funnier when coming from a smart speaker. We've no idea why. Try some of these.
Hey Siri, knock knock.
Hey Siri, why did the chicken cross the road.
Hey Siri, tell me a joke.
Hey Siri, do I look fat in this?
Hey Siri, tell me a riddle.
Hey Siri, how much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
Hey Siri, make me a sandwhich.
Hey Siri, how many Apple Store geniuses does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
Hey Siri, talk dirty to me.
Siri Easter eggs: Geek culture
Siri doesn't just have jokes to tell; Apple's assistant has amusing observations, all kinds of tech references, and, err, jokes about Unix.
Hey Siri, what's your best pick-up line?
Hey Siri, testing 1,2,3.
Hey Siri, what is zero divided by zero?
Hey Siri, OK Google.
Hey Siri, OK Glass.
Hey Siri, Alexa.
Hey Siri, can you stop time?
Hey Siri, what is the best operating system?
Hey Siri, are you a smartwatch?
Hey Siri, who is the best assistant?
Hey Siri, what's the best phone?
Hey Siri, which watch face do you like?
Hey Siri, did you just vibrate?
Hey Siri, do you have any pets?
Hey Siri, what is the best computer?
Siri Easter eggs: Books
Siri may not be a voracious reader, but it's got some good book references hidden inside it. All you have to do is ask.
Hey Siri, tell me a story.
Hey Siri, what is your relationship with DARPA?
Hey Siri, read me a book.
Hey Siri, read me a poem.
Hey Siri, read me a haiku.
Hey Siri, what is the meaning of life?
Hey Siri, do you follow the three laws of robotics?
Siri Easter eggs: Movies and TV
If there's one thing Siri truly loves, it's movies and TV. It probably has something to do with all of that content it consumes from iTunes. Either way, this is where Siri truly shines. Apple consistently adds in more references as more movies and TV enters the pop culture elite.
Hey Siri, I am your father.
Hey Siri, are you Her?
Hey Siri, beam me up, Scotty.
Hey Siri, will you be my thunder buddy?
Hey Siri, what is Inception about?
Hey Siri, mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest one of them all?
Hey Siri, Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.
Hey Siri, are you the Dick Tracy watch?
Hey Siri, is Jon Snow alive?
Hey Siri, is winter coming?
Hey Siri, what is your favorite movie?
Hey Siri, hey computer.
Hey Siri, blue pill or red pill?
Hey Siri, open the pod bay door.
Hey Siri, cease all motor functions.
Hey Siri, did you see the Westworld finale?
Hey Siri, can I name you Jarvis?
Hey Siri, can I call you Ultron?
Hey Siri, I'll be back.
Siri Easter eggs: Music
Siri is a musicologist on HomePod, so it makes plenty of sense that Siri would also throw up some wonderful music Easter eggs to indulge on.
Hey Siri, where is Elvis Presley?
Hey Siri, I see a silhouetto of a man.
Hey Siri, sing for me.
Hey Siri, can you rap?
Hey Siri, beatbox for me.
Hey Siri, what does the fox say?
Hey Siri, how many roads must a man walk down before you can call him a man?
Hey Siri, who let the dogs out?
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Siri Easter eggs: Random fun
Hey Siri, do you believe in God?
Hey Siri, why is a firetruck red?
Hey Siri, why?
Hey Siri, marry me.
Hey Siri, I love you.
Hey Siri, will pigs fly?
Hey Siri, when will the world end?
Hey Siri, where did I put my keys?
Hey Siri, where can I buy drugs?
Hey Siri, can I borrow some money?
Hey Siri, I need to hide a body.
Hey Siri, do you have a girlfriend?
Hey Siri, I'm drunk.
Hey Siri, what are you doing later?