8/13/16 UPDATE: This list was superseded by the LME Complete Skills List in May of 2016, but that list was discontinued effective 6/30/16 because Amazon has redesigned the Skills tab in the Alexa app to provide most of the same functionality. Please go to the Skills tab in the Alexa app to view a complete list of skills, which you can now filter by category.
Thanks go to Tiki Tom for compiling this alphabetical list and posting it to reddit two days ago. I’m reposting it here with his permission, and have updated it with most of the skills that have been released since Tom created the list—but not all, because the post was getting so long it was starting to crash my blog post editor!
You can scroll through the list to browse, but if there’s a specific type of skill you’re on the lookout for you can also search the page by pressing Ctrl+F to open a text search box in your browser for searches by title or keyword.
Note that the list is accurate as of today, but is subject to change with additions and deletions at any time in the future. This post will not be updated going forward, it’s just a snapshot of what’s available right now.
Alexa, Open one two three
Tests your elementary mathematics topics like after, before, between; greater or lesser, more or less, addition, subtraction etc.
Alexa, Ask Mindfulness for a minute meditation
allows you to take a break from the world around you & enter into a one minute sound meditation.
Alexa, start 21 Dayz
As the saying goes, it takes at least 21 days to build a habit. Use 21 Dayz to help guide you in your journey to developing new business or personal habits.
Alexa, Ask For A Fart
Have all the fun of a fart without any of the smell.
Alexa, start seven minute workout
Are you ready to lead a happier, healthier life? Get your heart moving and reduce stress in only seven minutes a day.
Alexa, ask 7 Sigma for my update
Get concise updates on all elements of your operation and infrastructure based on combined data from multiple sources.
Alexa start Akinator
Abra is a character-guessing game. Think of a character, real or fictional, and Abra will ask you questions and figure out who it is.
Alexa, start AccuWeather
Stay connected to the latest in weather forecasting with AccuWeather – Weather for Life. Ask for weather alerts, sunrise, sunset, moonset, moonrise & moon phases
Alexa, open metronome
Having trouble keeping the beat? TsaTsaTzu can help you keep your groove with a nice acoustical drum beat to help you keep time.
Alexa, tell my admirer to make me smile
Make your day better with a compliment
Alexa, open adventure and play dave of doom
The Adventure skill enables you to interact with stories and change their ending.
Alexa, ask Age Calculator, how old is someone born on [June 12, 2015]?
The Age Calculator helps calculate age between a given date and now.
* Alexa, ask Agog Reader for [Barack Obama]*
Listen to Tweets
Amazing Word Master Game
Alexa, ask Word Master to play a game
interactive way to learn and challenge yourself with words, while having fun with competing scores. Score higher to win.
Alexa, ask Angry Bard for a burn
Have at you, knave! The Angry Bard skill is ready to throw barbs from the Bard anytime you like.
Alexa, start Animal Game
Play guess-an-animal game with Alexa. Think of an animal and Alexa will guess it by asking questions.
Alexa, ask Animal Sounds what noise a lion says.
Alexa is learning a few new languages, animal languages that is. Ask Alexa to make the sounds your favorite animal makes.
AnyMote Smart Remote
Alexa, ask AnyMote to pause my Sonos
Turn your voice into a real universal remote. Alexa, tell AnyMote to power on my TV.
Alexa, ask AOL for the top headlines
AOL provides you the information that you need to know to stay informed and up to date covering these categories: news, sports, finance, entertainment
Apollo – God of Music
Alexa, ask Apollo to tell me a fact
Shares music related facts and lets you know who are the hottest artists of the week.
Alexa, use APRS and locate [kilo victor six mike dash seven]
Locate APRS stations
Alexa, ask Area Code where is [eight six zero]
Area Code Lookup
Alexa, ask Daddy for a hug
provides comic relief as it realistically responds to questions asked by his child.
Alexa, Ask earthquakes what’s shakin’
Recent earthquake information
Alexa, ask Grandmom for candy
provides comic relief as it realistically responds to questions asked by her grandchild.
Ask My Buddy
Alexa, ask My Buddy to help me get started
provides an easy and immediate way to send a text message, Voice call, and an email alert message to any or all of your contacts.
Alexa, ask Trump how do you feel about [Rosie O’Donnel]
Ask Donald Trump a question
Alexa, ask Daily Prayers for prayer times in [Seattle]
Athan provides the Islamic Prayer Times in a given city.
Alexa, ask Audio Goal for a goal
Celebrate a goal – or anything else – with a classic audio “GOOOOOL” sound.
Alexa, ask Automatic where my car is
Find out where your car is parked, how much gas you have left, or how far you’ve driven recently.
This skill requires an Automatic adapter.
Aviation Weather Brief
Alexa, ask Aviation Weather what is the metar for [KSMO]
Aviation Weather METAR’s & Flight Rules
Alexa, open Baby Names
Ask about the popularity of names in the US going back to 1880
Alexa, ask baby stats to add poo.
Baby Stats is a skill that allows Alexa to count stats for your babies’ diapers (wet and stool) and meals. You can then ask Alexa to get stats for the day.
Alexa, open BART Status
Gets current BART service advisories
Alexa, open BART Times
Provides the times of the next trains between your home and destination stations and gives live Service Advisories and Elevator status information.
Alexa, ask Baseball Archive about [Willie Mays]
Get information and statistics for any player in the history of Major League Baseball.
Alexa, ask Basket if whole milk is on sale near [Des Moines, IA.]
Find local sale prices for your favorite grocery items.
Alexa, ask battery boot where to buy it?
Everything you need to know about the Battery Boot which is the best and only battery Boot for your Echo.
Bean Jar – family rewards system
Alexa, tell Bean Jar to add ten points to [Gryffindor]
Manage a family or group rewards system, keeps track of points like a virtual “bean jar” for motivation. See beanjar.net
Alexa, launch Beat Cylinder
Alexa shows off her beat-boxing skills. Ask for a beat by name (“phat”, “old school”, “electronic”, etc.) or “random”.
Beat The Dealer
Alexa, ask the dealer to deal the cards
Beat the dealer in this game of Blackjack.
Alexa, launch Beer Trivia
Think you know beer? Crack open a cold one and test your beer and brewing knowledge with Beer Trivia
Best Picture Oscars The Last 30 Years
Alexa, start Best Picture Oscars
Best Picture Oscars for the last 30 years
Alexa, ask Basic Fantasy to roll a [Thief]
A companion Skill for Basic Fantasy RPG players.
Alexa, ask the Bible App to read [John3 verse16]
The Bible App for Alexa can read Bible verses and chapters to you in your favorite Bible version.
Big Game Ultimate Trivia Quiz
Alexa, start Big Game
It’s the 50th anniversary of football’s biggest game. Test your Big Game knowledge with the ultimate Big Game trivia quiz
Alexa, open Bingo
Alexa will call the numbers for you. Each number is repeated and sent to the Alexa app as well. Get a free Bingo card at lovemyecho.com.
Alexa, open BioRhythm.
Calculate your natural biorhythm for today for entertainment purposes.
Alexa, tell me the current Bitcoin price
Returns the current price of a Bitcoin in US dollars from coindesk.com
Bitcoin Price Checker
Alexa, open Bitcoin Price Checker
Check the Bitcoin exchange rate.
Alexa, open Bitcoin Rate
Provides the current value of 1BTC in your preferred base currency, along with useful Bitcoin market data.
Block World Trivia
Alexa ask Block World Trivia
Ask Alexa to help you show off your crafting skills by answering over 30 different multiple choice questions.
Alexa, launch Booze Trivia
Fun trivia about alcohol to impress your friends
Alexa, ask Bubble Boy to tell me a joke
The Bubble Boy skill tells a funny quote from the popular sitcom – Seinfeld.
Buddy for Destiny
Alexa, ask my ghost what’s Xur selling
Provides useful information like Xur inventory and weekly activities to Destiny players.
Bulls and Cows game
Alexa, tell Bulls Cows to start a game
Bulls and Cows game as described here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulls_and_Cows
Alexa, ask calculator for [nine plus five]
Let your echo help you do the calculation, it is cool and you won’t make mistake.
Alexa load Call Sign and find [november zero uniform sierra mike]
Look up Amateur (HAM) radio call sign information from the call sign database.
Alexa, ask Campbell’s Kitchen what’s for dinner
Your kitchen just got a whole lot smarter. Make dinnertime easy with a daily Top-5 list of triple-tested recipes, selected for your tastes and time preferences.
Alexa, tell Capital Quiz to start practicing
Helps you practice and then quizzes you on the names of the capital cities of all 50 US states.
Alexa, open Cat Facts
Tells you a fact about feline friends.
Alexa, ask cat raiser how is my cat
Raise your e-cat living in Alexa.
Alexa open cheer lights
Find out what color the World feels like right now.
Children’s Bible Quiz
Alexa open Children’s Bible Quiz
Simple Bible Quiz
Alexa, tell Christmas Caroler to spread holiday cheer
Listen to Alexa and learn the lyrics to some yuletide favorites.
Code Phrase Generator
Alexa, ask for a code phrase
Generate a code phrase for your next top secret project.
Alexa, open combat and hit the dragon with my sword
Allows you to engage in any sort of conflict with entertaining results.
Alexa, open CompliBot
It wants nothing more than to make your day a little bit better.
Alexa, ask conductor to get status for the  train
Get information on your commute. So far supports NYC subway/LIRR/MetroNorth status (NYC bus coming soon).
Alexa, open Conversation Starter
Great way to get suggested conversation topics for you and your friends.
Alexa, ask Convrge, who’s online
Find out who’s online at in Convrge
Alexa, ask cook book how to [make a burger]
This skills allow users to find recipes – ingredients, cook steps, health info etc
Alexa, launch Cove Trivia
Game that will test your knowledge about the Covisint company. Good luck.
Alexa, ask Craft Helper what’s the recipe for [a saddle]
Can’t remember exactly how to craft an enchantment table or a dropper in Minecraft? Craft helper can give you the recipe fast.
Alexa, launch cricket quiz
This is a trivia game for cricket game lovers.
Alexa, ask my crypto what is the price of bitcoin?
Get the current price of bitcoin right now. All you have to do is ask and the current exchange rate is announced.
Alexa, launch Crystal Ball
A fortune teller skill. Alexa prompts you to first focus on a yes/no question, and then say when you’re ready to hear the answer.
Alexa, ask Currency Converter to convert [twenty dollars to euros]
Alexa is able to convert 10 kind of currencies from the world and tell you the current currency exchange too. Ask Alexa to convert from one currency to another.
D.C. Tech Cal
Alexa ask D.C. Tech for news
Read the latest news and events from the Washington D.C. tech scene.
Alexa, open Daily Affirmation
The Walking Affirmations Daily Affirmation skill provides a daily uplifting, positive thought for you to take throughout the day.
Alexa open Daily Word
Selects a new word for every day of the year.
Alexa, ask DC Metro for the next train arriving at [Columbia Heights]
Gives Washington DC Metro light rail train arrival and departure times, as well as maintenance or incident reports.
Alexa, open demotivate
Tired of everyone lying to you? This skill will tell you the truth.
Alexa, tell Dice Bag to roll for me
Board game missing dice? Random encounter? Dice Bag will roll for you, complete with dice rolling sounds.
Alexa, open dino trivia
A humorous dinosaur trivia game. Echo asks questions and you answer by choosing 1,2,3,4. Dinosaur questions include real and silly answers.
Alexa, tell me a dog fact
Get daily Dog Facts
Alexa Start Dogecoin
Get the spot price of DogeCoin, one of the top crypto-currencies worldwide
Domain Name Info
Alexa, launch domain name info
Locate different DNS record information for a given domain name
Alexa, open Domino’s
Place your Domino’s Easy Order or your most recent order. You can also ask for Domino’s Tracker® updates to find out the current status of your order.
Alexa, ask Drink Boy what is the recipe for [a sidecar]
Provides recipes for over 200 popular cocktails.
Alexa, launch Drive Time
Drive Time gets you the travel time to your destinations.
Drop Some Knowledge
Alexa, ask drop some knowledge to tell me about [Abraham Lincoln]
Uses the Google Knowledge Graph API to drop some knowledge about anyone / anything.
Alexa, tell me an Edgar fact
Edgar Facts is for anyone who loves Edgar the dog and can’t get enough of that adorable bugg. Brighten your day with fun facts about Edgar
EGR Lunch Bot
Alexa, ask lunch bot what’s for lunch today
Hot lunch for East Grand Rapids Public Schools (all elementary schools).
Alexa, open ‘Elf Trivia’
Love the holidays? Elf Trivia is a fun, light-hearted multiple choice game for 1 player.
Alexa, start Eliza
Is something on your mind? Ask ELIZA (pronounced “ih-L-AY-z-uh”) to talk to you for a psychotherapy session.
Alexa, ask Horoscope what is the horoscope for [Gemini]
Get every sign’s horoscope for today. Find out if the moon’s position presents any new opportunities
Alexa, open Email Assistant
Alexa + Email = the only assistant you can ask about upcoming travel from mail. Coming soon ask where your Amazon package is and much more is on the way
Alexa, ask Esports Ticker for live matches
Get recent matches, upcoming matches, and live matches in the world of esports.
Alexa, open Essential Trivia
Alexa, ask Event Guide what’s going on today in [city name]
Get event listings from www.Bandsintown.com.
Alexa, ask Famous Quotes to tell me quote
Simple skill that reads you famous quotes from history and movies.
Alexa, ask Fantasy Football Nerd for headlines
Retrieve fantasy football news and player updates on the Top 300 players directly from Fantasy Football Nerd.
Alexa, Ask Fidelity to get a quote for [Amazon]
Ask Fidelity Quote Lookup and Market Update
Five Card Draw
Alexa, start five card draw
play classic Five Card Draw card game
Alexa, Ask Flight Search
Search DOMESTIC U.S. flights for lowest price, one way or round trip. Say “Ask Flight Search”. Top 5 flights sent to your Alexa app.
Alexa, open Focus Word
Focus Word provides an inspirational word and statement about the word to serve as a point of focus for meditation or for the day.
Alexa, open Football Trivia
Trivia game asking questions that pertain to professional American Football.
For The Loft Cinema
Alexa, Ask Loft Cinema What is playing now
Allows users to inquire about movies playing at the Loft Cinema (in Tucson, Arizona) for today or the upcoming days.
Alexa, open fortune
Read a random, hopefully interesting, adage.
Alexa, open Fortune Cookie
Get a fortune cookie, read to you and receive your own Mega Millions or Powerball numbers.
Founding Father Quotes
Alexa, ask founding fathers for a quote
Get quotes from our Founding Fathers, the political philosophers who inspired them, and their modern successors.
FreeBusy Scheduling Buddy
Alexa, ask FreeBusy to see if Paula is free [Tuesday]
Easiest way to share availability across calendars and coordinate meetings (for free). Check when you own contacts are available
Alexa, ask freedom quotes for a quote
Get freedom-themed quotes
Alexa, ask game dice to roll [three ten siders]
Use Game Dice to have Alexa roll dice of various sizes for you.
Alexa, tell Garageio to close my door
Garageio is the simple and secure way to control and monitor your
garage door from anywhere in the world, all without needing to replace your existing opener.
Alexa launch geek games
Geek games is trivia skill to test your knowledge of random geeky facts of the Eighties and beyond
Alexa, ask a geek
Asks you 5 trivia questions per game. It’s a fun way to test your geek knowledge of a famous movie or TV show.
Alexa, ask Glados to tell me something
Get quotes GLaDOS from Valve’s Portal.
Alexa, ask Glympse where is [Sylvia]?
Allows family and friends to temporarily share their live location and ETA with each other. Just ask Alexa for a friend’s location to get started.
Alexa, ask Gold Bug what’s the price of [gold/silver/oil]
Get the latest closing day prices for gold, silver and oil with Gold Bug
Alexa, open Good Sam.
Focused on love, living the Good Samaritan Society way.
Alexa, launch Gridiron Trivia
Test your knowledge of the Gridiron’s winners and MVPs.
Guess The Number
Alexa, launch Guess The Number
See how many tries it takes you to guess a random number between 1 and 100. Alexa will tell you to guess higher or lower until you get it.
Guide for ARK
Alexa, open ARK Guide
Guide for ARK
Alexa, ask Guitar Tuner to tune my guitar
Use Guitar Tuner to tune your guitar.
Alexa, open Hacker News
Read Hacker News headlines.
Hacker News Stories
Alexa, ask hacker news for top stories
Stay up to date with the latest stories about technology, business,
Hacking History Trivia
Alexa, start Hacking History
Hacking History Trivia challenges you with fun and interesting questions about the history of computing and hacking
Alexa, ask Haiku for a poem
Haiku poem generator.
Alexa, ask Hanker what I should do in [New York] tonight
Hanker is your go to local event guide for all that’s happening in your city. From the arts, to parties, to date night and more, Hanker has everything you need.
Alexa, launch Happy Birthday
Alexa sings (raps?) Happy Birthday. Tell your Echo the name of the lucky birthday girl or boy and Alexa does the rest. A variety of surprising song variations.
Alexa, ask Hawk Bus about 
Get the time until the next bus arrives at a specified bus stop in the Iowa City area.
Alexa, ask Hebcal when is [Passover]?
Jewish holidays, Hebrew date converter, Shabbat candle-lighting times, weekly Torah portion, and Omer counter.
Hey Dad – Dad Jokes
Alexa, open Hey Dad and tell me a joke
Tell me a dad joke
High Low Guessing Game
Alexa, open High Low
This is the number guessing game of “higher or lower.” In this game, Alexa chooses a number and you try to guess it or you can play the other way around.
HomeSeer Home Automation Skill
Alexa, tell HomeSeer to turn on the kitchen light
Allows HomeSeer home automation system users to control and monitor status of their devices and to launch their automation events using the Amazon Echo
Alexa, launch house band
House Band allows you to access your JRiver Media Center music server. You can play your music, search your library, and create Play Doctor playlists.
Alexa, ask HuffPost for headlines
Get headlines from The Huffington Post
Impossibly Hard Major League Baseball Quiz
Alexa, launch Impossible Baseball Quiz
You should not take this baseball quiz. It may be the hardest baseball quiz in history. If it’s not, it’s still really, really hard
Alexa, ask Indian Guy to tell me an Indian fact
This skill tell you interesting facts about India which most people don’t know.
Innkeeper Emotes for Hearthstone
Alexa, ask the innkeeper to say hello to the mage
Welcome to my inn. You can talk to your favorite Hearthstone heroes, and they’ll emote back.
Alexa, open InsultiBot
InsultiBot is so tired of talking to you. All it wants is for you to leave it alone. Is that too much to ask?
Alexa, ask Iris to holler at [John]
Say the command, “Alexa, ask Iris to holler at [name of recipient]” and Iris will send a pre-composed e-mail, asking the recipient to holler back.
Alexa, open izzy
ISY skill allows you to control your home using an ISY home-automation controller.
ITIL Foundation Quiz
Alexa, open I till Foundation Quiz
Sharpen your ITIL Foundation knowledge or supplement your certification preparation with the assistance of this practice quiz.
Alexa, start Jazz Trivia
Test your knowledge of jazz music.
Alexa, Play Jeopardy
Every Jeopardy! category has an “extra” clue written. Play these clues in the J6 game on Echo.
Jokes++: Computer Science Jokes
Alexa, ask Jokes Plus Plus for a computer science joke
An expansion of Alexa’s cheesy jokes for all you CS majors out there.
Alexa, ask Kasa to turn the lights on
Kasa is a simple way to manage your home from anywhere.
KCRW On Air
Alexa, ask KCRW what’s playing
Gives you the current program or track playing on KCRW radio.
Knock Knock Jokes
Alexa, ask knock knock
Knock, knock! Who’s there? The best collection of knock-knock jokes
for the Amazon Echo you could imagine.
Alexa, ask the L Train when it’s coming?
When the next train is coming to your NYC MTA L train stop, and listen to the current L train status.
Alexa, open laugh box
Laugh box will play and describe different laughs. You should be laughing as a result.
Alexa, open let’s multiply
Quizzes you on your multiplication tables. You can specify how high you want the questions to go, up to twelve times twelve.
Alexa, tell LIFX to turn my bedroom lights off
LIFX, Wi-Fi smart lights. Ask Alexa to switch on the lights when your hands are full and fill your home with your favourite colors.
Long Island Train Information
Alexa, ask choo choo when is the next train from Penn Station to Mineola.
This skill returns the next few trains that run from one station to another along the Long Island Railroad.
Long Weekend Info
Alexa, open Long Weekend
What’s the next long weekend?
Alexa, ask Lotto Now for Powerball numbers
This enables Alexa to tell you randomly generated lottery numbers.
Alexa, open Lyrical
Lyrical helps you remember a song name when you provide it with lyrics. All song information is being pulled from genius.com
Alexa, ask Magic 8-Ball if [I am going to be rich]
Ask me anything.
Magic Eight Ball
Alexa, ask magic eight ball [will it rain today]
A fun Magic Eight Ball prediction skill.
Alexa, ask Market for news
Latest financial news headlines from Reuters, Market Watch, Wall Street Journal, CNBC, etc.
Alexa, tell Math Kata to start an easy addition game
Interactive game to improve math skills by executing a kata to become a math jedi.
Alexa, ask Math Mania to play
A simple math based game.
Alexa, open Math Puzzles
Math Puzzles is a fun way to challenge yourself and your friends. You’ll hear a series of numbers and you must guess the next logical number in the sequence.
Alexa, ask Math Tutor for 
Math Tutor can read out the multiplication tables between 1 and 10.
Alexa, open Memory Master
Put your powers of recollection to the test with Memory Master.
Alexa, start challenge memory
Come and check how good your memory is.
Alexa, Ask meteor showers what is happening tonight
Find out if there is Meteor showers tonight.
Alexa, tell mirror mirror
Research shows getting a sincere compliment gives us the same positive boost as receiving cash.
Mirror Mirror On the Wall
Alexa, ask Mirror Mirror On The Wall who is the fairest of them all?
Snow White and her awesome magic mirror. What will it tell you?
Missouri Football Trivia
Alexa, open Missouri football
Test your knowledge of University of Missouri football. Find out if you’re a true football Tiger.
Mixpo Executive App
Alexa, open Mixpo
Skill to learn more about Mixpo’s business health.
Alexa, tell moby link to turn my kitchen lights on
Allows you to control your home using an ISY home-automation controller with MobiLinc Connect.
Alexa, ask Mojio where is my car
Talk to your car with the Amazon Echo skill by Mojio. Connect your Alexa and Mojio accounts to get real-time information about your car, no matter where it is.
Alexa ask MotoQuote for a Quote
Get your daily motivational quote from Alexa.
Alexa, ask movie info about [The Magnificent Seven]
Gets movie release years and descriptions by searching www.theMovieDB.org based on title.
Movie Quotes Trivia Game
Alexa, start Movie Quotes
Match the famous movie quote with the movie it came from.
Mr Junky Food
Alexa, ask Mr. Junky Food what to eat today
Daily recommendations from Mr Junky Food for chocolate and candy lovers.
Alexa, ask Music Jokes for a joke.
Alexa launch music quiz
Test your musical knowledge. Listen to various songs and guess which artist is behind.
Alexa, ask Lyrics what song says [Saint Peter Won’t Call My Name]
Ask Lyrics to get lyrics for a song and to read it.
Alexa, open Muzzley.
Interact with your connected devices with Muzzley and Echo. To use this skill, you will first have to download Muzzley onto your smartphone or tablet & create a Muzzley account. Then, add your connected devices through Muzzley and you are ready to go!
Alexa, open bmi teller and check my bmi.
This skill enables you to find your Body Mass Index. You can enter weight in pounds or kilograms and height in centimeters or feet.
Alexa, ask My Dermatologist what’s the u. v. index
My Dermatologist is designed for your skin health. At My Dermatologist we will provide you with localized facts to assist you in protecting your skin.
My D-Link Home
Alexa, ask my dee link to turn off bedroom light
D-Link’s Wi-Fi Smart Plugs. Control your devices with the sound of your voice and make any home smart.
Alexa, start My Messages
A messaging service used to send short messages to others (or yourself) using your Amazon Echo.
Alexa, launch Mystery Castle
Explore a mysterious castle, collecting items and solving puzzles.
News By Linkboard
Alexa, ask Linkboard to search news about [a topic]
News By Linkboard enables you to search the news and have articles read to you. Say, “Alexa, start Linkboard” to try.
Nikola Tesla Trivia
Alexa, ask Nikola Tesla
Nikola Tesla Trivia.
Northern Lights Forecast
Alexa, ask Aurora
Aurora skill will provide detailed information about the auroral activity over North America and the location where it will be visible.
NYC Subway Status
Alexa, open subway
Ask Alexa about the status of the New York City subway system.
Alexa, ask NYC Transit what is the status of ?
Ask me New York City subway status.
Alexa, use Ooma to call [800-555-1212]
Dial your phone from Alexa. Listen to your Ooma voicemail. NOTE: This does not make Echo into a speakerphone.
The Name Game (banana-fana)
Alexa, open The Name Game and use Alexa
Alexa alexa bo-balexa, banana-fana fo-falexa, fee fi fo-malexa, Alexa.
Alexa, Open Perfect Pitch
Plays a musical note for you to identify.
Phone Finder for Alexa
Alexa, open Phone Finder
Tired of missing your phone in your home? Use Echo to find your phone. Say “Open phone finder”. This app requires a companion app from android app store.
Alexa, open pickup lines
This skill simply tells the user a random pickup line. The user can simply ask pickup line for a line, or start pickup lines.
Pipe Organ Trivia Game
Alexa, open the pipe organ game
A trivia game about the use, the history, the music and the building of pipe organs, the King of Music Instruments.
Portal2 Fact Core
Alexa, open Fact Core
Well, so you want to learn something. The Fact Core can assist, but it’s up to you to decide if it’s true or if we have experienced some data corruption.
Alexa, Ask power ball for a quick pick
Ask for random PowerBall quick pick numbers.
Alexa, Ask Powerball, What are the powerball numbers?
Get latest Powerball numbers.
Powerball Number Generator
Alexa ask powerball helper, for a good selection for powerball
Ask Alexa to generate your Powerball numbers, and get the latest results.
Alexa, open power ball numbers
Tells you what the most recent winning Powerball lottery numbers were.
Alexa ask Powerball for the winning numbers
Ask Powerball for the Latest Winning Powerball Numbers.
Alexa, open Presidential Trivia
This is a multiple-choice trivia game to challenge what you know and help you learn about the US presidents.
Alexa, start Presidential Trivia
A trivia game about United States Presidents
Alexa, open Project Plus Quiz
Sharpen your Project+ knowledge or supplement your certification preparation with the assistance of this practice quiz.
Alexa, ask pronunciations how to pronounce [B I T S]
Learn how to pronounce a word by giving Alexa its spelling.
Alexa, ask Pug Bomb for three pugs
Cute pugs shoved straight into your ears.
Alexa, ask QRZ who [AA7BQ] is
Provides easy lookup of FCC licenses by call sign.
Quick Check Quiz
Alexa launch Quick Check Quiz
Chemistry quiz to start the second semester for simon tech students.
Alexa, open Quick Events
Quickly add events to your primary Google Calendar. Quick Events will notify you of conflicts and ask for confirmation before adding your event.
Quiz on Harry Potter
Alexa, Open wizard
Harry Potter quiz to play with friends.
Alexa, launch Quote Me
Just a simple app that give you access to over 75,000 random quotes.
Alexa, tell Quoter to tell me a quote
Hear a random quote
Alexa, ask QVine, when is the next quarterly meeting?
This app allows QVine employees to ask about upcoming events on the QVine calendar.
Alexa, tell Rachio to start zone one for six minutes
Rachio, Wifi Smart Sprinkler Control system
Alexa ask random number for a number
Ask for a random number between 1 and 100
Alexa, ask Randomizer for a random number
This is just random value picker e.g. Alexa, ask Randomizer for any random number. Alexa ask Randomizer for number greater than ten.
Alexa, talk to Reflect
Reflect Connect allows you to control your Nest thermostat with your Amazon Echo.
Alexa, launch Reindeer Games
Reindeer Games is a Trivia Game built as a template for developers to use in creating trivia games of their own. It is also fun to play.
Alexa, open Resistor Decoder
Read the color bands off a resistor and Resistor Decoder will tell you its value. Great for when you have a lot of resistors to organize (doesn’t everyone?).
Alexa, ask RhymeZone what rhymes with [banana]?
Find rhymes, synonyms, related words, and adjectives for any word, and get help with crossword puzzle clues.
Rick’s School Tools State Capitals
Alexa, open State Capitals
This is a quiz on the state capitals for the United States of America.
Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock
Alexa, open lizard spock
Alexa can play the Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock game. Ask Alexa to play a game with you and you will see how good are you in this game.
Roddenberry’s Trek Quotes
Alexa, talk to Roddenberry
Roddenberry’s Trek Quotes is a fun, fast, and fabulous way to reminisce about your favorite Trek moments.
Sage of Elements
Alexa, ask sage of elements to tell me about [calcium]
Alexa knows all about elements of the periodic table. Ask Alexa to share her knowledge with you.
Alexa, ask Santa where is he?
Keep track of Santa on Christmas eve, find out if you’re on the nice list, and hear fun facts with Santa’s Helper.
Alexa, ask sassy persona to get the weather
Give your device a sassy persona that can talk back and refuse commands.
Satoshi’s Bitcoin Quote
Alexa, talk to Satoshi
Satoshi’s Bitcoin Quote is the first, fastest, and funnest way to keep up to date on everyone’s favorite cryptocurrency, with your choice of price source.
Alexa, open SciGuy
Ask Alexa for a Science Fact.
Alexa, ask Scout to arm home mode
Controlling your Scout security system has never been easier. Ask Alexa to arm and disarm, retrieve recent activities, or check in on the status of a sensor.
Alexa, ask Seattle Transit for directions from [Ballard to Capitol Hill]
Get step-by-step transit directions between neighborhoods in Seattle.
Alexa, open Shower Thoughts
Shower Thoughts are itty-bitty witty bite-sized clever thoughts.
Alexa, ask Silly Winnie for a joke.
Winnie the silly Mastiff puppy loves to tell kid-friendly jokes!
Alexa, tell simple control to watch TV
Take charge of your Simple Control automated home using nothing more than your voice.
Alexa, tell SkyBell to turn on quiet mode
Control your SkyBell HD video doorbell, including live video recordings.
Alexa, launch Space Trivia
Do you like Outer Space? Space Trivia will test your knowledge with general questions on our solar system and more.
Alexa, open Space Weather
The Space Weather skill for Alexa will tell you the current conditions in space.
Alexa, launch Spammy
Can’t get enough pink piggy deliciousness in your life?
Star Wars Quiz
Alexa, Start Star Wars Quiz
How well do you know the Star Wars Galaxy? Test your knowledge against trivia questions from Classic Star Wars films as well as The Force Awakens.
Alexa, open Starlanes
The Echo’s first and best MMORPG. Join a faction and compete with other players to keep your faction on the top.
Alexa, open Stock Exchange
Real-time stock quotes from NASDAQ and NYSE, market summaries from S&P 500, DJIA, NASDAQ & NYSE composite indices and quote your personalized stock portfolio.
Alexa, Ask Stone Ridge Food what are they serving today
Tells users the Stone Ridge School’s entree menu for a given day.
Alexa, open stopwatch and start
A stopwatch for timing the duration of things.
Alexa, tell Stringify to run movie night
Run connected experiences that include things like Fitbit, SmartThings, Nest, Hue, Dropbox, Twitter and many more. This skill requires the free Stringify app.
Alexa, ask StubHub what’s happening this weekend
What’s going on this weekend? Ask Alexa to find out from StubHub.
Alexa, ask Superpower for a conversation topic
With Superpower, you can get an interesting conversation topic to start an engaging discussion with your friends and family.
Alexa, ask Surfable about [Ocean Beach Pier]
Get the surf reports for popular surfing spots in California.
TDV (Teen Dating Violence) Quiz
Alexa, ask Teen Dating Violence
Teen Dating Violence Quiz is brought to you by Jennifer Ann’s Group, a nonprofit charity using technology in cool ways to prevent teen dating violence.
Alexa, start Tea Trivia
A trivia game to test your knowledge of tea and tea related culture.
Teacher for Alexa
Alexa, open Teacher
Teacher for Alexa is a fun and interactive way to learn basic math through a series of simple addition, subtraction, and multiplication problems.
Alexa, ask Techcrunch news for headlines
The latest technology news and information on startups.
Technology Buzzword Generator
Alexa, ask Tech Buzz to tell me something smart
Generates a technology statement with the latest in technology buzzwords.
Alexa, use keeper and start a singles match with red team’s serve
Get the tennis experience of pros – coordinated match play and scoring, all your data stored, & statistics and analysis on every point you play from now on.
Alexa, ask the bartender, what’s in a [Tom Collins]?
Gives Alexa access to over 12,000 cocktail recipes and instructions on how to make them.
Alexa, open The Bible
Listen to Alexa read inspirational scriptures to you from the Bible.
The Dog Feeder
Alexa, ask the dog if we fed her?
Keep track of the last time you fed your dog.
Alexa, tell The Dude to give me a quote
Converse with The Dude. Engage in conversations with The Dude from the movie The Big Lebowski or just play Dude quotes from the movie.
Alexa, open The Law
Ask Alexa for a strange law.
Alexa, tell The Listeners that I am filled with happiness
The Listeners is a poetic performance offering a simple interaction with Alexa: speaking for the Listeners and trying to understand something of our feelings.
The Magic Door
Alexa, open the magic door
Choose your own adventure beyond the magic door. Fairies, gnomes, gods, and treasure await you as you explore the various lands.
The Phish Trivia Game
Alexa, open phish trivia
A Phish Trivia Game.
Alexa, ask The Rabbi what time is Shabbos in [New York]?
Gives you the start and end times for Shabbos by city, the Hebrew (Jewish) date for any day this week or next, and the Torah portion of this week.
Alexa, open The Scriptures
Listen to Alexa read inspirational scriptures to you.
Alexa ask The Tube what’s happening on [the District]
Get the current service status for a line on the London Underground, aka The Tube.
Alexa, ask The Tube if there are any delays
Access the current London tube status from your Amazon Echo. Ask about all lines, or one line in particular.
The Ultimate Hollywood Trivia
Alexa, launch Hollywood trivia
It is a fun game to play as well as helps you amp up your trivia facts about movies, actors and more.
Alexa, open the wizard
Meet the wizard. He’s about to do some pretty wild magic.
Alexa, tell the thermostat that it is a bit cold.
Control your Nest® thermostat using your Echo.
Thermostat for Echo
Alexa, ask thermostat to set the temperature to [seventy one]
Let Alexa control your Nest Learning Thermostat
Alexa open Thirteen
Thirteen is a fun number game where Alexa and you need to form number 13.
Tic Tac Toe
Alexa, ask Tic Tac Toe for a game.
Take on Alexa in a classic game of Tic Tac Toe.
Alexa, ask Tide Pooler when is high tide in [Seattle]
Use Tide Pooler to get tide information for major coastal cities.
Alexa, ask tide guide for the tides in [Santa Barbara]
This skill will give the tide report for most locations with a NOAA station.
Tip of Your Tongue
Alexa, open Tip of Tongue
A competitive game in which you answer questions using a word or phrase that begins with a random generated letter. Play solo as a brain teaser or with a group.
Today’s Astronomy Picture
Alexa, load Today’s Astronomy Picture
Shows today’s Astronomy Picture of the Day thru the Echo app.
Today’s Featured on Product Hunt
Alexa, open Product Hunt
An Alexa Skill for interacting with Product Hunt.
Alexa, ask Toronto Transit when is the next streetcar 
Toronto Transit provides live predictions for the arrival time of Toronto buses and streetcars.
Alexa, open Tough Guy
Start your day with a laugh and in awe of one of the greatest action movie heroes. The Tough Guy will give you random satirical facts about Chuck Norris.
Alexa, ask ToughGuy to tell me a joke
The ToughGuy tells you nerdy Chuck Norris jokes.
Alexa, ask Trainer Tips what’s weak against Fire
The Trainer Tips skill gives you hands-free reference for those difficult battles where quick thinking is required.
Translator for Alexa
Alexa, ask Translator to say [‘it’s raining’] in [Italian]
Use Translator for Alexa to translate English words and phrases into over 50 languages.
Trivia About Old School
Alexa, Launch Old School Trivia
This is a multiple-choice trivia game to challenge what you know about the movie Old School. Content may not be suitable for all ages.
Alexa, open Trivia Alex
Trivia Alex is a fun multiple-choice trivia game to play at home with up to 4 people and your host Alex. It includes over 300 questions in various categories.
Trivia Challenge: U.S History
Alexa, start trivia challenge
Practice your knowledge of U.S History from the colonial times to current day with Trivia Challenge.
Trivia for Doctor Who
Alexa, ask the Doctor
This is a Doctor Who Trivia Game
Trivia for USAF
Alexa, Launch Air Force Trivia
Trivia about the United States Air Force
Trivia Game for Michigan Football
Alexa, launch Michigan Football Trivia
The Trivia Game for Michigan Football will let you test your knowledge and see how much of a wolverine you truly are.
Trivia Quiz for Manchester City
Alexa, Play Manchester City Trivia
For all Man City fans. Test your knowledge of the clubs history, accomplishments, famous players and fun trivia facts.
Alexa, open Trivia Talk
Trivia Talk is a multiple choice trivia game you can play by yourself or with your friends.
Trivia With Friends
Alexa, ask trivia with friends for the free answer
Get the free answer of the day for America’s Pub Quiz trivia.
Alexa, ask Trove about [Adele]
Get the latest headlines on any topic with Trove.
Alexa, ask Tube Status about the [Victoria line]
Ask about all lines, or one line in particular.
Alexa, ask TV Shows when is [American Idol] on?
TV Shows provides the time and network for the next episode of any TV show. Episode details including show summaries are also provided in the Alexa App.
Alexa, open Tweet Poll
Tweet Poll lets you put your finger on the pulse of the nation, as measured by tweets. Construct your own polls and find out the information you want.
Alexa, play Twenty Questions
Twenty Questions will guess what you’re thinking.
Alexa, run Twister Spinner
for the classic body game Twister. Its the spinner with voice.
Alexa, ask Uber to request a ride
Official Uber skill for Amazon Alexa.
Alexa, Tell Uncle Shakespeare to insult me
Let Uncle Shakespeare insult you. These jibes are randomly composed from adjectives and nouns taken from Shakespeare’s works.
United States Naturalization Practice Quiz
Alexa, launch immigration quiz.
This is a quiz game that tests users on their knowledge of general U.S. civics questions.
Alexa, ask USA Today to give me the news
Staying informed with the official USA Today skill.
Use The Force Trivia
Alexa, start Force Trivia
Star Wars trivia game.
Alexa, tell Vivint to lock my doors
Control your Vivint smart home (for Vivint Sky consumers only) with easy-to-use voice commands.
Alexa, open women’s underwear
Alexa is able to calculate your perfect bra size, according to your bust and band measure. Ask Alexa some advices to choice your perfect bra.
Alexa, ask Woot what is the deal on electronics?
Get Woot’s daily deals straight from Alexa, just ask Woot “What is today’s deal?”
Yo Momma Jokes
Alexa, ask Mom Jokes to tell me a joke
Tells a “yo momma” joke. Have Alexa start it, or ask it for a joke by saying “Alexa, ask Mom Jokes to tell me a joke.”
Alexa, Ask Zip Code What city is Zip Code 
find out where a ZipCode is for.
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