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    Siri doesn't understand me :(

    Apple's Siri doesn't speak Southern.
    At all.
    She doesn't cotton a single word I say. I ask, and she just spits gibberish back at me.
    I've got an accent, but it ain't that damned thick (usually).

    It's like this:

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    In siri mode say ina loud voice 458 applesauce .///That will put it in learning mode it then will ask you to repaet a few sentences

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    I did not know you were Scottish. Explains the love of scotch and fly fishing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by windhchaser View Post
    In siri mode say ina loud voice 458 applesauce .///That will put it in learning mode it then will ask you to repaet a few sentences
    "If you like I can search the web for, For 58 apple slice."

    Faa.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I did not know you were Scottish. Explains the love of scotch and fly fishing.
    The Scotts can't (which rhymes with ain't, btw) cast without using both hands.

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    HAve to say it louder and in a crowded room Ps im just pulling ya legs and speech rocon can never understand me either i do guess it has some type of learning mode

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    Well, if you use terms like "doesn't cotton a single word I say" no wonder.

    Let's see what Siri probably hears when Allen sez: I've got an accent, but it ain't that damned thick.

    Ahv guyot n ack-see-ent, bud eeit ain't theyat dammd the ick.
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    If I gotta look up words, it's not worth my time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ahsposo View Post
    Well, if you use terms like "doesn't cotton a single word I say" no wonder.

    Let's see what Siri probably hears when Allen sez: I've got an accent, but it ain't that damned thick.

    Ahv guyot n ack-see-ent, bud eeit ain't theyat dammd the ick.
    She came back with, "Oh for the love of Great Steve's ghost, talk English you friggin' hick."

    I'm not quite sure how to take that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AllenG View Post
    She came back with, "Oh for the love of Great Steve's ghost, talk English you friggin' hick."

    I'm not quite sure how to take that.
    I would destroy the iPhone for insulting me.
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    Try asking it "what is NFC?" or "NFC card"

    my galaxy S3 was hopeless. It could never get the words right. "NFE", "NFE card", "NFC car". It kept reminding me of mercs on top gear.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    You could try talking to a real live girl.

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    btw, Siri is ass in japanese.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by billyymc View Post
    You could try talking to a real live girl.
    Except they scream and run away when I try.
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    The resident Puerto Rican welcomes you all to the land of voice misrecognition.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AllenG View Post
    The Scotts can't (which rhymes with ain't, btw) cast without using both hands.
    Back in my single days I could cast my bait in the water single-handed

    9 out of ten casts I would get a hit
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    Quote Originally Posted by RubenX View Post
    The resident Puerto Rican welcomes you all to the land of voice misrecognition.
    "Lucy!you gots some splaining to do"
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    Quote Originally Posted by spry View Post
    "Lucy!you gots some splaining to do"
    There's no voice recognition system capable of understanding Puerto Rican accent. I specially despise customer service lines that do not give the option of using TDMF tones until the voice recognition fails at least 3 times:

    System - Please say what you are calling for... "power outage", "billing issues" or "new instalation"
    Rube - "power outage"
    System - "did you say billing issues?"
    Rube - "no"
    System - "billing issues... please choose "request payment extension", "bill has errors"..."
    Rube - "No billing issues! I have a power outage!!"
    System - "you have requested a payment extension..."
    Rube - Arg!
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    Newfoundlander here, I feel your pain.

    Think Irish accent mixed with Boston accent on 10x fast forward
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    reminds me off:

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    ^^^
    Quote Originally Posted by toddles View Post
    If I gotta look up words, it's not worth my time.

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    It's an apple product.

    End of story.

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