Aww, betrayed by Siri. And here we were thinking that Siri was our best gal-pal, our confidante, our listening ear, our sage advisor, there for us in the good times and the bad times and dare we sayâ€¦ maybe even our virtual girlfriend (well for at least one of the more depraved Belly Achers.
November 10, 2014
By PLA Editor
According to prosecutors, Bravo asked Siri: “Siri, I need to hide my roommate’s body.” Now I know what you’re thinking: ‘Stupid idiot’. But actually here at Belly Ache Central we sympathise a tiny bit with Bravo. We frequently turn to Siri for things we need help with – where’s the best pizza place (Firenze’s Pizza), what bus goes to the post offi ce (#76), what is the capital of Burkina Faso (Ouagadougou), who invented sliced bread (Otto Frederick Rohwedder), what country consumes the most Coca-Cola (Iceland) and so on and so forth. So, why not ask the font of all knowledge with a little help in stashing a body? Of course the truly sad part of all this – well aside from the loss of life and all that – is that the good folks over at Apple seem to have lost their sense of humour because if you ask that question of Siri now she will simply reply: “I’m sorry” or “I used to know the answer to this” depending how you ask the question.
Our virtual gal-pal is polite beyond fault, but something’s happened to her sense of humour. In the ‘old’ days if you asked Siri where’s a good place to hide a body, our svelte gal-pal would have answered by asking: “What kind of place are you looking for? Swamps. Reservoirs.