After some feedback from contestants and voters (and help from another contestant), here's the updated how to sign up and vote. Have fun!
Short “how to” on signing up.
1. Go to http://www.dimestoreproductions.com/signup.php
2. Verify you are over 13.
3. Fill out personal details (scrolling down). Don’t worry, this is just to verify you are a real person.
4. Click on “Register” button at the bottom of the screen.
5. You will be sent an email to the account you signed up with.
6. Find the activation mail and click on the link inside to activate your account. Note: if you don’t get the activation email (a common issue), email email@example.com and he will activate you.
Short “how to” on voting.
1. Go to http://www.dimestoreproductions.com.
2. Sign in using your logon information in the top left corner of the screen.
3. Click on the “Idol” button.
4. Click on the “Round 2” button. This will take you to the list of projects.
5. Click on the link that says “Click here to vote for project” to the right of the project(s) you would like to vote for.
6. In the top right of the forum, you will see a button that says “Post Reply”. Click that.
7. A new screen will come up with a window. Type “YES” in the window and click the button “Reply to Thread” beneath that. Note: if you get an error that says “Duplicate Post”, go back and try “YES!!!!!” or put “YES” and a comment. It should work then.
8. Repeat this process for as many projects as you would like to vote for. You can vote ONCE PER DAY PER PROJECT.
Note: Any log on issues, please email firstname.lastname@example.org