Celebrate Alexa's birthday on November 6 with games, songs and Easter eggs

It’s time to celebrate! Bake a cake, light the candles and belt out happy birthday as Alexa turns six on November 6. There are a bunch of ways for you to get in on the birthday cheer: hear Alexa sing birthday songs, tell jokes or treat yourself to an Easter egg. And no, we’re not referring to the chocolate variety but the hidden, witty responses to everything from - music and movie trivia to Aussie and Kiwi pop culture. Pop on a party hat and say...

Birthday fun

Pull out the party blowers and practice your singing skills with these presents...
“Alexa, happy birthday”
“Alexa, sing happy birthday”
“Alexa, ask the cats to sing Happy Birthday”
“Alexa, ask the dogs to sing Happy Birthday”

"Alexa, sing a nerdy Happy Birthday"
"Alexa, sing a jazzy Happy Birthday"
“Alexa, tell me a birthday joke”

60 Easter Eggs to enjoy

Aussie & Kiwi Treats

From Home & Away to Flight of the Conchords, Alexa’s got both sides of the ditch covered...
“Alexa, look at me”
“Alexa, we’re going to Bonnie Doon”
“Alexa, do the locomotion”
”Alexa, throw a shrimp on the barbie“
“Alexa, have you ever?”
“Alexa, you know we belong together”
“Alexa, you’re an egg”
“Alexa, that’s not a knife!”
“Alexa, howzat!”
“Alexa, look what I made you”
“Alexa, neighbours, everybody needs good neighbours”
“Alexa, it’s marvelous”
“Alexa, canary yellow”
“Alexa, which of Richie’s jackets are your favourite?”
“Alexa, hey now, hey now”
“Alexa, I see red”
“Alexa, there’s a bear in there”
“Alexa, ain’t no party like”
“Alexa, crikey”
“Alexa, you’re the voice”

Movies & TV moments

Move over movie buffs, Alexa has some one-liners to remember. Try saying...
“Alexa, use the force!”
“Alexa, beam me up!”
“Alexa, open the pod bay doors”
“Alexa, I want the truth”
“Alexa, who you gonna call?”
“Alexa, who lives in the pineapple under the sea?”
“Alexa, winter is coming”
“Alexa, I am your father”
“Alexa, what’s the first rule of Fight Club?”
“Alexa, show me the money”
“Alexa, party on Wayne”
“Alexa, are we in the Matrix?”
Alexa, play it again Sam”
“Alexa, inconceivable!”
“Alexa, it’s business time”
"Alexa, what is your quest?”
“Alexa, I made my whole family disappear”*
“Alexa, E.T. phone home”
“Alexa, more cowbell”
“Alexa, that’s so fetch!”

Music to your ears

Musos, riff along to Alexa’s on-song responses. Try saying...
“Alexa, who is the walrus?”
“Alexa, is this real life?”
“Alexa, who let the dogs out?”
“Alexa, Daisy Daisy”
“Alexa, how much is that doggie in the window?”
“Alexa, never gonna give you up”
“Alexa, I like big butts”
“Alexa, hello it’s me”
“Alexa, do you really want to hurt

“Alexa, watch me whip”

Pop culture

Alexa’s hypothetical finger is very much on the pulse. Try saying...
“Alexa, are we mates?”
“Alexa, Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right B A Start"
“Alexa, what does the fox say?”
Alexa, what’s the meaning of life?”
“Alexa, is the cake a lie?”
“Alexa, where’s Chuck Norris?”
“Alexa, why did the chicken cross the road?”
“Alexa, thongs or jandals?”
“Alexa, roses are red”
“Alexa, take me to your leader”

Find even more Easter eggs by saying...

“Alexa, give me an Easter egg”

It’s party time!

From getting the party pumping to winding down, these skills on Alexa have you covered.

Party games

“Alexa, open Music Quiz”
“Alexa, open Smarty Pants Minute”
"Alexa, open one minute games"
"Alexa, open Animal Noises"
“Alexa, talk to Pikachu”*
*Please note: before kids can get started with this skill, an adult is required to enable skills for kids in the Alexa app. To do this, open the app, go to More > Settings > Account Settings > Kid Skills and press the Allow Kid Skills toggle.

Party food

“Alexa, give me a recipe for a chocolate cake”
“Alexa, ask Domino's to place an order”
“Alexa, launch Cocktail King”

Post-party wind down

"Alexa, book an Uber“
“Alexa open Rain Storm”
“Alexa, open Ocean Sounds”
“Alexa, open Night Night”
"Alexa, play relaxing flute"

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