Alright, here's the dumbest best thing on the internet: Google Homes chatting

These two Google Homes are basically a cranky married couple.
Author:
Updated:
Original:

We want to be very clear about something up front: This is ridiculous. It's dumb.

But it's also been on in our office for more than 15 minutes now.

The Twitch user seebotschat has been livestreaming two Google Homes, talking to each other. That's it.

It's as silly as it sounds, with the bots accusing each other of not answering questions, re-posing those questions again and again, then one either insults the other, or radomly brings up a new topic that takes them down a different path. They often sound like a cranky married couple. And sometimes say they're married:

Or this exchange where the bots dropped some serious Harry Potter knowledge:

As of about 4:45 p.m. CST, there were more than 25,000 people watching the stream live. And the comments – look how fast they go:

via GIPHY

Why is this happening? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.

Just relax and enjoy it. Or don't, because you probably have better things to do.

This story is part of our Best of the Web section – which is just cool stuff we find online and want to share with you.

Next Up

alphaMPD

Minneapolis police seeks public help finding missing woman

A 63-year-old woman has been missing since Tuesday

coronavirus testing

Don't want to talk to a contact tracer? MN debuts online option after positive test

The department says the survey will allow its staff to keep track of more cases at a faster pace

Family Dollar

Money Gal Coaching: 12 things you are wasting your money on

Kelly Blodgett started Money Gal Coaching after paying down nearly $50K in debt in 18 months.

police lights

Three teens charged in Minneapolis robberies

The incidents took place on Saturday in Minneapolis.

covid-19, coronavirus, ppe

Here is Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Thursday, January 21

It's the first time in exactly four months that Minnesota has had fewer than 100 COVID patients in intensive care.

icy roads, bad roads

Girl, 16, killed in crash with semi on icy Minnesota road

The crash happened in Dodge County around 8 a.m. Wednesday.

police lights

Road rage incident sees driver punch out man's window, punch him in face

The incident happened in Waite Park Wednesday morning.

Screen Shot 2019-10-11 at 7.01.24 AM

Minneapolis will recover $100K in costs connected to 2019 Trump rally

The Target Center operator said it'll pay the costs over three years.

Jacob Frey

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey confirms run for reelection

He has faced criticism over the city's response to George Floyd's death.

Kirk Cousins

Coller: How far away are the Vikings from playing championship weekend?

Matthew Coller writes a weekly Vikings column for BMTN, with more of his work found at Purple Insider.

Related

Love is dead: The chatting Google Homes are done

The internet's greatest love story has come to a sad, sudden end.

Big internet names: We like net neutrality protections, don't get rid of them

Google, Netflix, Amazon, Uber, Snapchat, Reddit – and more – are some of the companies publicly talking about the rules.

Update: Amazon says everything's fixed, the internet should be normal

It's not just you. Lots of websites and apps were having trouble today.

The internet is having problems today because of a cyber attack

A second round of cyber attacks has led to more reported outages in Minnesota.