Signing up to YouTube - impossible?

  simonjary 10:53 20 Jun 08
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I've just tried to sign up to YouTube, and it appears to be impossible from the UK.

I fill in all the boxes but it demands "Please select a valid post code" ...

Trouble is, there's no box to do so.

US residents do get a box to fill in for their ZIP code but UK has no post code box.

Any ideas?

Thanks.

SImon

  Sea Urchin 11:21 20 Jun 08

Are you trying UK YouTube?

click here

  simonjary 11:55 20 Jun 08

Yes, maybe it's a browser thing but the postcode box simply disappears in Firefox and Safari, and we've tried on PC and Mac.

  pj123 12:22 20 Jun 08

I had no problem signing up about a year ago but I am using IE6

  tullie 12:27 20 Jun 08

Ive just tried it,same result with Firefox

  cdb 12:39 20 Jun 08

The only problem I had with signing up a few months back was finding a username it would accept. It seems just about everyting I could think of had been taken.

  pj123 12:43 20 Jun 08

Well I have just tried to Signup again using a different email address, password and user name.

No go, it is as simonjary says. Please enter a valid Postcode.

  pj123 12:57 20 Jun 08

Youtube belongs to Google now, but how do you contact Google by email?

  simonjary 13:04 20 Jun 08

I have contacted YouTube's press offcie in the US, so hope to get a reply soon.

  oldbeefer2 15:46 20 Jun 08

Didn't believe it, so tried it - how bizarre!

  wiz-king 16:30 20 Jun 08

Where's the box to put in the post-code? How can it check if there's not a box to put it in - it will allways be invalid?

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