21 of the funniest responses you’ll get from Siri

If you’ve got an iPhone, you’ll be familiar with your pocket mate; Siri. Siri’s sound you know. He/she will always answer dead honestly. Often it’s the literal honesty which has created the pure madness below!

Siri can only answer your questions. Ask it something open-ended, and you’re likely to get a funny quip.

Siri can only answer your questions. Ask it something open-ended, and you're likely to get a funny quip.

Press a little harder, and Siri will simply encourage you to recycle.

Press a little harder, and Siri will simply encourage you to recycle.

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Sometimes, Siri slips a joke in before answering your question. Ask it to find a podiatrist, and it’s got a quip.

Sometimes, Siri slips a joke in before answering your question. Ask it to find a podiatrist, and it's got a quip.

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It’s no surprise that Siri is an Apple fanbot.

It's no surprise that Siri is an Apple fanbot.

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And Siri knows you’re talking to it on an iPhone.

And Siri knows you're talking to it on an iPhone.

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Obviously, Siri gets a lot of queries about despotic artificial intelligence. Sorry, Hal, it can’t do that.

Obviously, Siri gets a lot of queries about despotic artificial intelligence. Sorry, Hal, it can't do that.

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Apple used to be great at updating Siri with quips about similar products from Google, like Glass, or Microsoft, with its Cortana AI.

Apple used to be great at updating Siri with quips about similar products from Google, like Glass, or Microsoft, with its Cortana AI.

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But Amazon’s hot new voice assistant, Alexa, gets the “who is that” treatment.

But Amazon's hot new voice assistant, Alexa, gets the "who is that" treatment.

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This is one of Siri’s default responses when it doesn’t know what to say.

This is one of Siri's default responses when it doesn't know what to say.

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But Apple does keep Siri up-to-date with canned answers for its latest ads, like one in which the Cookie Monster uses Siri to help him bake a batch of cookies.

But Apple does keep Siri up-to-date with canned answers for its latest ads, like one in which the Cookie Monster uses Siri to help him bake a batch of cookies.

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A lot of people want to know if Siri is a him or a her. It’s an it.

A lot of people want to know if Siri is a him or a her. It's an it.

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Someone on the Siri development team was born to run.

Someone on the Siri development team was born to run.

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However, Siri’s not great at understanding whether you’re asking about life in general, or whether it’s alive.

However, Siri's not great at understanding whether you're asking about life in general, or whether it's alive.

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Siri’s been able to answer silly questions since its first version, but Apple keeps the quips fresh and swaps them out from time-to-time.

Siri's been able to answer silly questions since its first version, but Apple keeps the quips fresh and swaps them out from time-to-time.

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Siri used to have additional jokes, but Apple is apparently not a fan of the Baja Men anymore.

Siri used to have additional jokes, but Apple is apparently not a fan of the Baja Men anymore.

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At least Siri knows its limitations.

At least Siri knows its limitations.

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That hasn’t stopped it from telling a few “dad” jokes.

That hasn't stopped it from telling a few "dad" jokes.

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Still, Siri knows when to turn on the flattery.

Still, Siri knows when to turn on the flattery.

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But that doesn’t mean you should get the wrong impression from Siri’s professional demeanor.

But that doesn't mean you should get the wrong impression from Siri's professional demeanor.

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Because for now, bots can’t replace human interaction.

Because for now, bots can't replace human interaction.

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Come on then you techy lot! Who wishes they created Siri? I do! I wish I was in charge of Apple. Alas, I’m no good with systems and software. But you are, aren’t you?! Take a look through our Computing courses here

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