DTD138 Red Spotted Hanky

June 16, 2017

Great name for a travel-related skill. This one's just for UK bods I'm afraid, and even then only those who want to know either the cheapest or quickest rail journey between any two stations.

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DTD137 Television Only Fools

June 15, 2017

This is a must-hear skill that brings the classic 80s TV show 'Only Fools and Horses' to the Echo. I need say no more - except perhaps that if you don't give this one a go then you're a real plonker, as Del Boy would say.

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DTD136 Learn the Elements

June 14, 2017

How well do you know your periodic table? This multiple-choice quiz will help you know your Pb from your Pu - which, quite frankly, could be a lifesaver.

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DTD135 Truth or Dare

June 13, 2017

The classic playground/dinner party game Alexafied for our equal parts delectation and distress.

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DTD134 Earplay

June 12, 2017

In this skil we're taken to a busy restaurant where a mysterious woman appears at your table, asks you to kiss her and then flees for her life (nothing to do with your smooching abilities), pausing only to give you a small vile of green liquid - not for washing up. Of course your choices might end up with a very different story...

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DTD133 Universe Facts

June 11, 2017

What's even more awe-inspiring than Milton Keynes? The universve of course. Come with me on a journey of discovery with this groovy space-related random fact generating skill.

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DTD132 The election-related episode

June 10, 2017

Not exactly timely but today we look at ways of getting useful election-related info from Alexa - including how each party is doing, as well as the UK Parliament Facts skill.

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DTD131 Word Chain

June 9, 2017

I know - you don't have to tell me; yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam, yam.

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DTD130 Tricky Gini and Monty Hall musings

June 8, 2017

Today we first look at a nice skill called Tricky Gini. Hear a short story and then choose one of the gini's three sacks to help solve our protagonists problem. I then confuse everyone trying to explain the Monty Hall car, goat, goat conundrum.

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DTD129 Curio

June 7, 2017

Today's skill serves us a daily curated playlist of well-read articles that are positively crying out to be enjoyed. This one's definitely on my daily go-to list of skills.

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