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Originally posted by cluckerspud
I just tried to create an account. I stopped at the image you see above. It seemed that I did need to create a google account. Did I do something wrong? I dont wanna submit too much info as I really dont care to have a youtube account.edit on 25-1-2011 by cluckerspud because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by IsraeliGuy
I'm talking about YT. I never had a gmail account.
I was never asked to enter any gmail account whenever I created a new user at youtube.. Not even after I've tried it some hours ago.
Originally posted by againuntodust
What's even more annoying is when you actually link your accounts.
If you have more than one gmail account and log out of the gmail account linked to youtube, it logs you out of youtube - so you're constantly logging in and out of youtube not on purpose. It's an inconvenience to have to log into youtube again just because you logged into a gmail account not linked with your youtube account.
The good news is even if you link your accounts, they provide an obscure option to UNLINK accounts in your youtube account settings.
I don't even remember linking my accounts, I think I was forced at a point to log in using my gmail account and told that logging in with a youtube name was no longer an option...
Originally posted by filosophia
So for quite a while whenever I go onto youtube, a window pops up asking me if I want to link my google and youtube accounts together. Well, why? So I always skipped it. Then on google they linked me to a Obama youtube page where it says "Your interview with the President" oh my, I'm truly blushing. So the first question I saw was about drug decriminalization, so I wanted to vote for it to put the president in the hot seat when he ignores the question just like other decriminalization questions he ignored in the past.
But, I couldn't vote for it, because a message popped up saying login required. I looked up in the upper right corner, and saw my youtube name, confirming I was logged in. Hmm, that's odd, I thought. Then I saw above the question box another message: "Please link your account with Google to vote on questions and ask your own."
Now if this was a google homepage, I wouldn't be surprised if they wanted me to log in. But this is a youtube page, not only that, they say I must be logged in in order to vote. Well I am logged in, what they really mean is I have to link my google and youtube accounts together before I get the privilege to interview the president. I'm still not really sure why they want me to do this so badly, but I'm feeling even less likely to do it.