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186 Startups The Media Described With The Worst Tech Cliche Ever

10/09/2013 08:44 am 08:44:26 | Updated Oct 10, 2013

EVERYBODY STOP IT!

The Groupon of bariatric surgery? Sure. The Pinterest of stainless steel bedpans? Ew, but all right. The Netflix of crabgrass preventers? I'm not sure how that's possible.

OK, the examples above don't really exist.

But all of these do:

The Netflix Of..
Mindsy, the Netflix of e-learning
Oyster, the Netflix of books
Pleygo, the Netflix of Legos
Twitch, the Netflix of the video game world
Anytime Fitness, the Netflix of gyms
Chillbaby, the Netflix of baby clothes
Surf Air, the Netflix of airlines
Apalya, the Netflix of India
Float, the Netflix of reading
FreshNeck, the Netflix of neckties
H. Bloom, the Netflix of Flowers
GolfRedefined, the Netflix of golf
Artify It, the Netflix of art
Card Gnome, the Netflix of greeting cards
Watch My Wrist, the Netflix of watches
LOLFlix, the Netflix of standup comedy
Tasting Room, the Netflix of wine
Bottlenotes, the Netflix of wine
Club W, the Netflix of wine
Toygaroo, the Netflix of toys
eBookFling, the Netflix of ebook lending
Fandor, the Netflix of independent films
LoveFilm, the Netflix of Europe
iROKOtv, the Netflix of Africa
Borrow It Bindaas, the Netflix of Indian fashion
Luxemi.com, the Netflix of Indian fashion
Concert Window, the Netflix of streaming shows
Lacquerous, the Netflix of nail polish
BenchPrep, the Netflix of online courses
Gaiam, the Netflix of wellness
Bookboard, the Netflix of kids' ebooks
Sproutkin, the Netflix of children's books
MoviePass, the Netflix of theaters
Deep Dyve, the Netflix of academic journals
Chegg, the Netflix of textbook rentals
GameTap, the Netflix of gaming
PlumGear, the Netflix of baby clothes
Fabgrabs, the Netflix of graphic novels
Youku Toudo, the Netflix of China
Gwynnie Bee, the Netflix for plus-size clothes
TurboVote, the Netflix of voting
yourBuddhi, the Netflix of yoga
RentaCase, the Netflix of cell phone cases
Silicon City, the Netflix of medical imaging
Bokeh Fire, the Netflix of camera lenses

(Take a bathroom break now if you need to.)

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