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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?

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    My own
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    A friend's
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    My boyfriend's/girlfriend'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?

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    My ex's
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    A friend of a friend's
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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?

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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?

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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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