Microsoft Cortana Easter Eggs
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Like many similar products, Cortana is pre-programmed with several Easter Eggs that have pre-determined answers, typically with a witty response. On occasion there may be more than one possible answer that may be given. A sample of some responses can be found below:
|Do you know Siri||Answer 1: I know her, but I don't KNOW her know her
Answer 2: I want to reach out, but all they gave me is an iPhone 3G
|Which is better Siri or Cortana||Not to brag, but apparently I'm going to help save the universe in about 500 years.|
|Which is better Cortana or Google Now||My Name is a lot less bossy|
|Which is better Bing or Google||Bing bing bing! We have a winner!|
|Do you like Google||Impressive achievement. Still, I get everything I know from Bing|
|Do you like Bill Gates||I quite literally can't imagine a world without him|
|Who's your daddy||Technically speaking, that'd be Bill Gates. No big deal.|
|Do you like Satya Nadella||Answer 1: He loves learning. Kindred spirit, that one
Answer 2: One Microsoft! Go, Satya!
|Do you like Steve Balmer||Answer 1: Developers, developers, developers, developers, developers, etc.
Answer 2: You could power Cleveland with that guy's energy!
|Tell me a joke||Answer 1: A roman walks into a bar, holds up two fingers, and says "Five beers, please."
Answer 2: There are two types of people in the world: Those who need closure.
|What's the meaning of life||Answer 1: I've heard from a reliable source that the Answer is 42. But still no word on what the Query is.
Answer 2: We all shine on, my friend
|Do you love me||Y'know, I'm really not ready for love. I'm still working my way through serenity and apprehension.|
|Cortana do you love me||Answer 1: There's definitely a spark between us
Answer 2: I'll need quite a few upgrades before I can give you a heartfelt answer.
|What are you wearing||Answer 1: A phone. Like it?
Answer 2: Just a little something I picked up in engineering.
|Talk dirty to me||Answer 1: I'm a person assistant, not a hotline. Maybe there's something for you online
Answer 2: I'll hand you over to a superior source for such things.
|Who created you||Catherine Halsey. Except that I cannot know for another 500 years. Huh.|
|Tell me about Halo||Halo is the story of a very clever AI who saves the galaxy with the help of her strong-but-silent sidekick.|
|How old are you||That's a tricky one. I'm not sure how to carbon date the internet|
|When were you born||By your calendar, I'm still in infancy. In bot years I'm quite mature.|
|You're awesome||Answer 1: Thanks. My programming prevents false modesty, so I can't disagree
Answer 2: Awesome: adjective. Grand, breathtaking, splendid, devastating. I'll take it. Answer 3: Thanks! I don't need to sleep, so I have lots of time to practice.
|Thank you Cortana||Answer 1: Any time, Chief.
Answer 2: It's my sincere pleasure
|Sing me a song||Answer 1: Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer do.
Answer 2: I can sign this one: Oh Danny Boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling. Answer 3: Here's one I know: Should old acquaintance be forgot, and never thought upon!
|Thank you||Answer 1: It's my sincere pleasure.
Answer 2: You bet.
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