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Phone: 206-205-5017

FaceBook_48x48How do I sign up for Facebook?

If you don't have a Facebook account, you can sign up for one in a few easy steps. To sign up for a brand new account, enter your name, birthday, gender, and email address into the form on Then pick a password. After you complete the sign up form, Facebook will send an email to the address you provided. Just click the confirmation link to complete the sign up process.

Log in
If you already have a Facebook account, you can log in to your account from the same page. Just enter your email address and password into the section at the top of the page and click Log In.

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twitter_48x48How to Sign Up on Twitter

How to create an account:

  1. Go to and find the sign up box, or go directly to .
  2. Enter your name, your email address, and a password.
  3. Click Sign up for Twitter.
  4. On the next page, select a username – type your own or choose the one we've suggested. We'll tell you if the one you want is available. (Usernames are unique identifiers on Twitter.)
  5. Double-check your name, email address, password, and username.
  6. Click Create my account. (You may be asked to complete a Captcha to let us know that you're human!
  7. Next, you just needs to begin finding and following accounts that interest you. Following others means you are subscribing to their Tweets.

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youtube48Sign up for YouTube:

I already have a Google Account

If you already have a Google Account, then adding YouTube is very simple. Visit , click Sign in in the top-right corner, and enter your Google Account login information. That’s it!

Using your Google Account, you can log into YouTube and access many features without setting up a Channel. Once logged in with your Google Account, you can like videos, subscribe to channels , and flag videos using just your Google Account. You can also add videos to Watch Later .

While you're logged in, YouTube will keep track of your viewing history , and use videos you’ve watched, videos you’ve liked, and your subscriptions to recommend other videos for you to enjoy.

If you'd like to upload your own video content, comment on your favorite videos, or create playlists, you'll need to create a Channel first.

If you don’t have a Google account, go here and create one, then follow the instructions:

For you who like to see things on paper:

Downloadable instructions here



When: May 18 - July 16, 2012

1st Inning: 
May 18 - June 17

2nd Inning Contest Content Development:
June 18 - July 2

2nd Inning Contest Voting:
July 3 - July 16 at 5:00pm

Grand Prize Winner Announced:
noon July 17, 2012

Toss out the first Pitch:
July 27 at Safeco Field

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