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Whose Netflix Password Are You Using?

Yours, a friend's, or someone who would be genuinely scared to find you knew what they were watching?

Posted on July 16, 2015, at 4:36 p.m. ET

When you and your girlfriend can't decide on a name for your Netflix account

On Wednesday, Netflix announced that it signed up 3.3 million new subscribers in the past three months alone, bringing the company up to over 42 million subscribers in the U.S. That's a lot of people shelling out $7.99 a month, but it's also quite certainly a fraction of the people actually streaming Orange Is the New Black.

According to a report from Parks Associates, cited recently by Variety, Netflix, HBO, and Hulu could be losing about $500 million each year by letting multiple people use a single account.

It seems like everyone has a story about using their brother's ex-girlfriend's friend's dad's Hulu account, or the HBO Go account of a roommate's friend's parents, who live abroad. We want to find out how deep the rabbit hole goes.

  1. Whose Netflix Account Are You Using?

    Netflix
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    My own
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    Incorrect
    My parent's
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    My roommate's
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    Incorrect
    A friend's
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    Incorrect
    My boyfriend's/girlfriend's
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    Incorrect
    My ex's
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    Incorrect
    A friend of a friend
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A friend of my ex
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Someone I don't know well
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Someone who would be shocked to know I had access
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Someone I've never met
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Someone who has no idea I exist
    Correct
    Incorrect
    IDK how I got logged into this account, I'm never restarting my laptop
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Whose Netflix Account Are You Using?
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    My own
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    My parent's
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    My roommate's
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    A friend's
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    My boyfriend's/girlfriend's
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    My ex's
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    A friend of a friend
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    A friend of my ex
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    Someone I don't know well
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    Someone who would be shocked to know I had access
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    Someone I've never met
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    Someone who has no idea I exist
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    IDK how I got logged into this account, I'm never restarting my laptop
  1. Whose HBO GO Account Are You Using?

    HBO
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    My own
    Correct
    Incorrect
    My parent's
    Correct
    Incorrect
    My roommate's
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A friend's
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    Incorrect
    My boyfriend's/girlfriend's
    Correct
    Incorrect
    My ex's
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A friend of a friend's
    Correct
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    A friend of my ex's
    Correct
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    Someone I don't know well
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Someone who would be shocked to know I had access
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Someone I've never met
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Someone who has no idea I exist
    Correct
    Incorrect
    IDK how I got logged into this account, I'm never restarting my laptop
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Whose HBO GO Account Are You Using?
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    My own
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    My parent's
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    My roommate's
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    A friend's
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    My boyfriend's/girlfriend's
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    My ex's
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    A friend of a friend's
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    A friend of my ex's
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    Someone I don't know well
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    Someone who would be shocked to know I had access
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    Someone I've never met
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    Someone who has no idea I exist
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    IDK how I got logged into this account, I'm never restarting my laptop
  1. Whose Hulu Account Are You Using?

    Hulu
    Correct
    Incorrect
    My own
    Correct
    Incorrect
    My parent's
    Correct
    Incorrect
    My roommate's
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A friend's
    Correct
    Incorrect
    My boyfriend's/girlfriend's
    Correct
    Incorrect
    My ex's
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A friend of a friend's
    Correct
    Incorrect
    A friend of my ex's
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Someone I don't know well
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Someone who would be shocked to know I had access
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Someone I've never met
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Someone who has no idea I exist
    Correct
    Incorrect
    IDK how I got logged into this account, I'm never restarting my laptop
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Whose Hulu Account Are You Using?
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    My own
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    My parent's
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    My roommate's
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    A friend's
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    My boyfriend's/girlfriend's
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    My ex's
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    A friend of a friend's
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    A friend of my ex's
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    Someone I don't know well
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    Someone who would be shocked to know I had access
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    Someone I've never met
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    Someone who has no idea I exist
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    IDK how I got logged into this account, I'm never restarting my laptop
  1. If You Have Your Own Streaming Account, Who Else Uses It?

    Thinkstock
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    No one
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    My family members
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    One friend
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    2–4 friends
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    5+ friends
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    The ex I let stay on there in case we get back together :(
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    Someone who's very into Nic Cage deep cuts
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    It's chaos in there
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If You Have Your Own Streaming Account, Who Else Uses It?
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    No one
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    My family members
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    One friend
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    2–4 friends
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    5+ friends
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    The ex I let stay on there in case we get back together :(
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    Someone who's very into Nic Cage deep cuts
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    It's chaos in there
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