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floere edited this page May 17, 2011 · 33 revisions


Dialogue ideas

Please just add your own – strike through if done.

  • Time: “What time is it?”
  • Train table: “When does the next train to X leave?”, “Do I have a chance of reaching the next train?”
  • Shopping list: “James, can you find me some vegetarian recipes?” “Something with pasta.” (by Eloy)
  • Weather: “What will the weather be today?”, “Will it be raining?”
  • Quote of the day: “What is the quote of the day?”
  • Twitter: “Read me the latest unread tweets.”, “Read me my mentions.” (inside Twitter dialogue)
  • News: “What’s in the papers today?”, “What does the New York Times’ front page say?”
  • Magic Eight Ball: “(Should I marry X?) Shake the eight ball!” – “Maybe.” – “Damnit, James!”
  • Banking: “What’s the balance of X’s account?”
  • Downloading: “Please download [NAME] from [iTunes|BitTorrent|usenet]”, “With subtitles?”, “Yes please”.
  • Music: “James, I’d like some proper beating.”, “James, please play some romantic music [plays Keith Sweat]” (iTunes/Spotify).
  • Jokes: “Tell me a joke” – “A neutrino walks through a bar.”
  • Github: “How many pull requests are waiting for me?”, “Something in my inbox?”
  • Analytics: “How many pageviews did I get today?”
  • Reminder: “Remind me at 3 o’clock”
  • Stocks: “How are my stocks doing?” – “AAPL is 3 percent up today.”


  • Eloy Durán: Cleaning & correctifying, “Ideas” idea!
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