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These 7 Tinder Clones Won't Get You Laid, But They're Still Amazing

Swipe right! Swipe right! Swipe right!

People are obsessed with Tinder. Since its launch in 2012, the dating app has become a household name, with an estimated 50 million active users and 26 million daily matches. 

These days, every other new matchmaking app looks like it was inspired by Tinder's simple interface: Swipe right to indicate a "like," swipe left for "dislike." There's a Tinder-like service for dog ownersfor millionaires and even for for pot lovers

But not all these matchmaking apps have anything to do with sex, dating or finding love. You can swipe right for baby names, new apartments, local parties and much more. Here are 7 of our favorite relationship-free Tinder clones:

  • 1 Nibbly
    <span style="color: #444444;">If you're totally over Seamless and GrubHub, <a href="http://www.nibbly.com/">Nibbly</a> </span
    Nibbly
    If you're totally over Seamless and GrubHub, Nibbly might be the solution. This app allows you to flip through local restaurants and bars, view menus and make reservations. Your next meal might be just a few swipes away. 
  • 2 HomeSwipe
    <span style="color: #444444;">What can be more stressful than dating? Apartment hunting, obviously. <a href="https://homeswip
    Home Swipe
    What can be more stressful than dating? Apartment hunting, obviously. HomeSwipe promises to help you "enjoy the process of finding your new home." The app lets you swipe through verified listings in your area and even chat with an agent instantly. 
  • 3 BarkBuddy
    <span style="color: #444444;">Need a cute pup in your life? </span><a style="color: #2e7061;" href="https://barkbuddy.com/">B
    BarkBuddy
    Need a cute pup in your life? BarkBuddy connects pet-seekers with dogs that need a home. You can swipe through thousands of dogs' profiles in your area and reach out to rescue organizations by phone or email.
  • 4 Shoe Swipe
    <span style="color: #444444;">Oh, yes, there is a </span><a style="color: #2e7061;" href="http://www.shoe-swipe.com/index.htm
    Shoe Swipe
    Oh, yes, there is a Tinder clone for shoes. 
  • 5 Switch
    <span style="color: #444444;">Remember when you had to print out a copy of your resume and bring it with you for job intervie
    Switch
    Remember when you had to print out a copy of your resume and bring it with you for job interviews? With Switch, there's no need to spend time scouring job listings or writing cover letters: All you have to do is sync the app to your LinkedIn, swipe on the jobs you like and wait to get matched. 
  • 6 KickOn
    <span style="color: #444444;">If you want to kick off your Friday night with a rager, </span><a style="color: #2e7061;" href=
    KickOn
    If you want to kick off your Friday night with a rager, KickOn's got a plan for you. You can request invites to joint parties nearby, or create your own events. 
  • 7 Babyname
    <span style="color: #444444;">Having a hard time picking the right name for your bundle of joy? </span><a style="color: #2e70
    Babyname
    Having a hard time picking the right name for your bundle of joy? Babyname lets you and your partner connect and together swipe through over 30,000 names to find the right match.

 

...Oh, and just in case you want to create the next Tinder spin-off, the website Tinder4Tinders can help you get your creative juices flowing: