The Christmas Lights Webcam allows Internet surfers to send "Instant Messages via webcam" which are displayed real-time in Santa's Workshop.In addition, web surfers are controlling the lights & inflatables - i.e. turning them on and off via X10 controls - which they did 2,484 times that day including 1,006 overloads of the system. For those that missed it, here's a log of what was said!
Date_Time IP Address Message 2008_12_29_17:00:55.099 087.165.122.xxx I have to try this 2008_12_29_17:01:23.963 087.165.122.xxx this is so cool! 2008_12_29_17:01:53.276 087.165.122.xxx Hi from Germany 2008_12_29_17:03:06.858 087.165.122.xxx anyone else watching? 2008_12_29_17:03:27.161 081.096.115.xxx Greetings from Ireland 2008_12_29_17:03:43.721 087.165.122.xxx that's so cool isn't it? 2008_12_29_17:04:30.124 063.229.223.xxx Hope everyone had a great Christmas 2008_12_29_17:04:57.843 076.204.147.xxx Greetings from Manchester, CT 2008_12_29_17:05:19.915 087.165.122.xxx hi there, greetings from Amstetten Germany :) 2008_12_29_17:05:32.923 063.229.223.xxx Hello Alek! 2008_12_29_17:05:44.090 076.204.147.xxx Hello Britta 2008_12_29_17:06:05.996 087.165.122.xxx Hi Mark 2008_12_29_17:06:36.372 076.204.147.xxx This is pretty cool, huh? 2008_12_29_17:06:40.403 089.141.090.xxx Greetings from Madrid (Spain, Europe) 2008_12_29_17:07:07.376 087.165.122.xxx it is cool that you were able to make it, wasn't sure if you got my mail 2008_12_29_17:07:07.651 063.229.223.xxx Hello from Minnesota! 2008_12_29_17:07:51.382 063.229.223.xxx I want KFC 2008_12_29_17:08:03.821 089.141.090.xxx Drink Coke 2008_12_29_17:08:05.273 081.096.115.xxx Do I see new lights?? 2008_12_29_17:08:28.055 087.165.122.xxx did you receive my mail? :) 2008_12_29_17:08:51.535 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** A few new things in the office ... post Christmas sales! ***ALEK*** 2008_12_29_17:08:56.152 076.204.147.xxx I did, MGM___ 2008_12_29_17:09:35.825 087.165.122.xxx I miss you@MGM (10 IM's so far today) 2008_12_29_17:10:00.742 076.204.147.xxx XO - MGM 2008_12_29_17:10:15.103 087.165.122.xxx smile (11) 2008_12_29_17:11:01.523 087.165.122.xxx had a nice day? (12) 2008_12_29_17:11:30.389 076.204.147.xxx very nice 2008_12_29_17:12:17.134 087.165.122.xxx glad to hear so hope you'll tell more in your mail ___) (13) 2008_12_29_17:12:35.725 076.204.147.xxx I will 2008_12_29_17:14:21.513 087.165.122.xxx is it still snowy? (14) 2008_12_29_17:14:55.179 076.204.147.xxx all melted with record highs yesterday 2008_12_29_17:15:27.783 087.165.122.xxx wow, has the program started yet? (15) 2008_12_29_17:16:41.872 076.204.147.xxx robotics program? 2008_12_29_17:16:56.319 087.165.122.xxx jep (16) 2008_12_29_17:17:18.914 076.204.147.xxx first day today (10 IM's so far today) 2008_12_29_17:17:39.688 087.165.122.xxx how many kids? (17) 2008_12_29_17:18:03.080 076.204.147.xxx 4 (11) 2008_12_29_17:18:19.152 087.165.122.xxx small group, isn't it? (18) 2008_12_29_17:18:43.210 076.204.147.xxx yeah, not too bad (12) 2008_12_29_17:19:03.889 087.165.122.xxx are they nice? Boys or girls? (19) 2008_12_29_17:19:38.433 076.204.147.xxx boys, I'll mention more in email (13) 2008_12_29_17:20:06.093 087.165.122.xxx have you noticed tigger next to the screen? (20 IM's so far today) 2008_12_29_17:20:26.535 076.204.147.xxx wow! I just noticed him (14) 2008_12_29_17:20:48.058 087.165.122.xxx my favorite character :) (21) 2008_12_29_17:21:11.099 076.204.147.xxx I have a tigger sitting on top of my tv (15) 2008_12_29_17:21:30.909 087.165.122.xxx that's SO cool! (22) 2008_12_29_17:22:12.871 076.204.147.xxx And Santa keeps going up and down his ladder (16) 2008_12_29_17:22:19.541 087.165.122.xxx next to the penguin? (23) 2008_12_29_17:22:56.607 087.165.122.xxx yeah Santa is cool and KFC makes me hungry (24) 2008_12_29_17:23:31.140 076.204.147.xxx I think that is a Frankenstein lamp (17) 2008_12_29_17:24:16.513 087.165.122.xxx was talking about Tigger on your TV next to Penguin :) realized second mail too (25) 2008_12_29_17:24:40.309 076.204.147.xxx oh! yes (18) 2008_12_29_17:24:59.481 087.165.122.xxx :) wanna see it the next time ___) (26) 2008_12_29_17:25:29.892 076.204.147.xxx :) (19) 2008_12_29_17:25:59.648 087.165.122.xxx have you read Frankenstein? (27) 2008_12_29_17:26:38.658 076.204.147.xxx yes. Have you tried any of Alek's lights or inflatables? (20 IM's so far today) 2008_12_29_17:27:03.802 087.165.122.xxx what do I have to do to try them? (28) 2008_12_29_17:27:32.284 076.204.147.xxx Click to buttons above to turn them on or off (21) 2008_12_29_17:28:20.299 087.165.122.xxx that's fun, have you tried, too? (29) 2008_12_29_17:29:08.015 076.204.147.xxx I just inflated Homer (22) 2008_12_29_17:29:47.932 087.165.122.xxx hehe I deflated him (30 IM's so far today) 2008_12_29_17:30:12.741 076.204.147.xxx D'OH!!! (23) 2008_12_29_17:30:21.227 087.165.122.xxx :) (31) 2008_12_29_17:30:47.269 076.204.147.xxx And there is an Elmo too! (24) 2008_12_29_17:30:48.510 087.165.122.xxx haha (32) 2008_12_29_17:32:03.909 076.204.147.xxx I don't think the Giant Santa was there the other night (25) 2008_12_29_17:32:30.879 087.165.122.xxx how many nights do you watch this page? (33) 2008_12_29_17:33:11.759 076.204.147.xxx I found it Saturday night, and watched Sunday (26) 2008_12_29_17:33:31.264 087.165.122.xxx I don't wanna pay his electricity bill (34) 2008_12_29_17:34:07.365 076.204.147.xxx On his FAQ he addresses that (27) 2008_12_29_17:35:32.849 087.165.122.xxx Americans webpages are confusing, all these flashing lights (35) 2008_12_29_17:36:14.395 076.204.147.xxx He does have a lot on it. You can turn off the music (28) 2008_12_29_17:37:07.884 087.165.122.xxx I turned my headset off :) where can I turn the music off? (36) 2008_12_29_17:38:05.152 076.204.147.xxx To the right of "Free Christmas Music" above (29) 2008_12_29_17:39:26.229 087.165.122.xxx I would go nuts without you (37) 2008_12_29_17:40:04.084 087.165.122.xxx what's an Elmo? (38) 2008_12_29_17:40:34.137 065.186.085.xxx Hi aidan and callie 2008_12_29_17:40:38.214 076.204.147.xxx Elmo is a character from Sesame Street (30 IM's so far today) 2008_12_29_17:40:41.735 086.147.224.xxx Jack smells 2008_12_29_17:40:58.391 087.165.122.xxx ok, then I know Elmo, it is the red guy (39) 2008_12_29_17:41:26.079 076.204.147.xxx To the right of Homer (31) 2008_12_29_17:41:46.756 087.165.122.xxx Do you have Sesamstreet in America? (40 IM's so far today) 2008_12_29_17:42:13.012 076.204.147.xxx I watched it as a kid (32) 2008_12_29_17:42:28.644 087.165.122.xxx me too (41) 2008_12_29_17:43:08.089 076.204.147.xxx Tickle Me Elmo was popular toy a few years ago (33) 2008_12_29_17:43:10.708 087.165.122.xxx I liked "the count" (42) 2008_12_29_17:43:36.906 065.186.085.xxx hi aidan 2008_12_29_17:43:45.518 086.147.224.xxx Turn everything off :) 2008_12_29_17:43:45.876 087.165.122.xxx I wanna have a tickle me Elmo!! (43) 2008_12_29_17:44:19.909 065.186.085.xxx hi callie 2008_12_29_17:44:46.707 065.186.085.xxx Hi Heather 2008_12_29_17:45:17.999 087.165.122.xxx nearly 2 am (44) 2008_12_29_17:45:59.911 076.204.147.xxx Britta, let's let others IM. Email coming (34) 2008_12_29_17:46:13.634 072.081.022.xxx Hope everyone had a merry Christmas! 2008_12_29_17:46:28.571 087.165.122.xxx good idea, I'm tired :) looking forward to mail (45) 2008_12_29_17:46:48.625 096.224.139.xxx u mean good rite 2008_12_29_17:47:28.300 087.165.122.xxx good night@MGM (46) 2008_12_29_17:47:54.481 076.204.147.xxx Guten Nacht. Sweet dreams XO (35) 2008_12_29_17:49:03.207 087.165.122.xxx sweet dreams hdl XO (47) 2008_12_29_17:49:43.199 209.099.194.xxx Where's the snow??? 2008_12_29_17:51:46.419 165.201.059.xxx Merry Xmas & happy new year from Wichita , KS 2008_12_29_17:52:48.676 156.034.196.xxx Canada 1 Germany 0 2008_12_29_17:57:38.110 086.143.126.xxx Hey everyone! have a great new year! from uk 2008_12_29_18:05:48.642 004.022.097.xxx Still not too late to order Chicago's XMas CD! 2008_12_29_18:07:24.497 086.147.224.xxx Happy Christmas To Chris Turner 2008_12_29_18:07:52.579 098.209.097.xxx Detoirt Lions is the best team every 2008_12_29_18:09:49.354 098.209.097.xxx We are History Lions 0-16 2008_12_29_18:09:50.972 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** I put out Buzz Lightyear for the Tigger Fans! ***ALEK*** 2008_12_29_18:10:12.123 086.147.224.xxx I want a different song please 2008_12_29_18:10:17.241 098.209.097.xxx We are History Lions 0-16 2008_12_29_18:12:01.973 156.034.196.xxx Canad 1 Germay 0 end of 1st 2008_12_29_18:16:53.867 098.209.097.xxx Who do you want to win.. 2008_12_29_18:18:20.064 098.245.066.xxx THIS PLACE s**** 2008_12_29_18:18:24.945 098.209.097.xxx Who do you want to win?? .019 2008_12_29_18:27:34.089 206.251.001.xxx Hello, Father 2008_12_29_18:28:03.465 206.251.001.xxx Hi, Grandma 2008_12_29_18:28:46.663 069.255.173.xxx scannerbytes dot com 2008_12_29_18:31:11.342 074.057.123.xxx 8=====D dot COM 2008_12_29_18:38:01.531 156.034.196.xxx Canada 2 Germany 0 Power Play Goal! 2008_12_29_18:40:29.759 067.103.031.xxx homer rocks go sum 41 and simple plan 2008_12_29_18:42:02.828 067.083.023.xxx hi 2008_12_29_18:42:38.252 067.103.031.xxx awsome 2008_12_29_18:42:38.843 067.083.023.xxx happy holidays 2008_12_29_18:43:01.516 156.034.196.xxx Germany Scores ! Can 2 Ger 1 :-( 2008_12_29_18:43:24.021 067.103.031.xxx have a happy new year 2008_12_29_18:44:28.471 067.083.023.xxx ****!!!!!!!!!!!! 2008_12_29_18:45:43.369 067.103.031.xxx !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 2008_12_29_18:47:12.045 024.223.173.xxx W00t!!! 2008_12_29_18:47:42.179 067.103.031.xxx i love rock and roll 2008_12_29_18:49:46.820 156.034.196.xxx Remember Buddy Holly?? 2008_12_29_18:50:53.455 067.103.031.xxx sum 41 and simple plan rock!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 2008_12_29_18:53:24.860 156.034.196.xxx Walking Disaster! 2008_12_29_18:53:45.827 067.103.031.xxx fat lip 2008_12_29_18:57:56.387 067.103.031.xxx simple plan rocks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 2008_12_29_18:59:24.177 156.034.196.xxx End of 2nd Period 2008_12_29_18:59:43.477 067.103.031.xxx sum 41! sum 41! sum 41! 2008_12_29_19:00:20.331 156.034.196.xxx Canada 2 Germany 1 end of 2nd period 2008_12_29_19:00:41.548 067.103.031.xxx sum 41 (10 IM's so far today) 2008_12_29_19:03:03.454 156.034.196.xxx Buddy Holly and the Crickets 2008_12_29_19:21:13.813 156.034.196.xxx Canada 3 Germany 1 (10 IM's so far today) 2008_12_29_19:25:18.691 203.097.240.xxx hi 2008_12_29_19:26:12.939 203.097.240.xxx i am from new zealand 2008_12_29_19:27:07.493 203.097.240.xxx cool house 2008_12_29_19:27:09.666 156.034.196.xxx WHAT'S THE TEMPERATURE THERE TODAY? (11) 2008_12_29_19:27:37.402 203.097.240.xxx 22c 2008_12_29_19:28:06.501 156.034.196.xxx -2c HERE (12) 2008_12_29_19:28:21.825 203.097.240.xxx where 2008_12_29_19:28:44.428 156.034.196.xxx New Brunswick, CANADA (13) 2008_12_29_19:29:07.254 203.097.240.xxx cool 2008_12_29_19:31:06.920 203.097.240.xxx hi person on the camera 2008_12_29_19:31:37.192 156.034.196.xxx Welcome back Alek! (14) 2008_12_29_19:31:48.827 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Hello web surfer watching person on the camera ... ___-) ***ALEK*** 2008_12_29_19:32:20.002 203.097.240.xxx nice house 2008_12_29_19:33:00.972 203.097.240.xxx im from new zealand 2008_12_29_19:35:59.766 156.034.196.xxx Canada Scores! Can 4 Ger 1 (15) 2008_12_29_19:39:59.299 071.033.166.xxx hello 2008_12_29_19:41:00.250 071.033.166.xxx love your christmas display! its fun to control!! 2008_12_29_19:41:17.659 070.018.233.xxx you need employment. 2008_12_29_19:47:25.445 156.034.196.xxx Boychuck Scores for Canada (16) 2008_12_29_19:48:04.831 156.034.196.xxx Canada 5 Germany 1 (17) 2008_12_29_19:54:06.175 156.034.196.xxx FINAL SCORE Canada 5 Germany 1 :-) (18) 2008_12_29_19:55:26.709 070.018.233.xxx canada? lmfao! oh come on. 2008_12_29_19:56:42.526 203.097.108.xxx CANADA ROX 2008_12_29_19:58:04.851 156.034.196.xxx Goodnite from Quispamsis, NB CANADA (19) 2008_12_29_19:58:48.727 070.018.233.xxx rox? you guys can't even spell. 2008_12_29_19:59:46.582 203.097.108.xxx Happy New Year 2008_12_29_20:01:21.076 068.046.052.xxx Happy Holidays from the Jersey shore! 2008_12_29_20:05:28.803 070.018.233.xxx ! to see real-time in Santa's Workshop Cam! 2008_12_29_20:07:31.560 070.048.021.xxx Who keeps turning off the lights? 2008_12_29_20:08:31.372 156.034.196.xxx bad bad people turn off the lights :( (20 IM's so far today) 2008_12_29_20:09:12.831 070.018.233.xxx you got emotional issues dude. 2008_12_29_20:09:38.277 156.034.196.xxx perhaps it is u who have issues (21) 2008_12_29_20:10:01.092 070.018.233.xxx i think that's YOU. learn to spell correctly and fully. 2008_12_29_20:10:24.853 156.034.196.xxx no need, this is the internet (22) 2008_12_29_20:10:57.180 070.018.233.xxx is that why you are unemployed? can't find opportunity? 2008_12_29_20:11:36.401 156.034.196.xxx i wouldn't call be a psychic like you employed :P (23) 2008_12_29_20:12:36.414 070.018.233.xxx sure, another kid on vacation, pretendo without a clue. 2008_12_29_20:13:16.051 156.034.196.xxx another tiresome know it all, how droll (24) 2008_12_29_20:14:16.349 156.034.196.xxx your iphone is ringing little coffee shop academic :P (25) 2008_12_29_20:14:36.269 070.018.233.xxx jobless can find opportunities abound! just go outside. 2008_12_29_20:15:09.691 156.034.196.xxx offering advice you haven't used is of little value (26) 2008_12_29_20:15:09.603 083.254.068.xxx How did this get here? 2008_12_29_20:16:45.609 070.018.233.xxx but then i guess in canada there's not much going on. (10 IM's so far today) 2008_12_29_20:16:49.912 156.034.196.xxx define "this" (27) 2008_12_29_20:17:17.246 070.018.233.xxx this is primarily a reference of current application. (11) 2008_12_29_20:18:43.253 156.034.196.xxx is your picture next to the word boring in the dictionary yet ? (28) 2008_12_29_20:20:05.506 069.234.204.xxx Hello Everyone... 2008_12_29_20:20:20.617 070.018.233.xxx i guess pictures don't hurt as much for you like words. (12) 2008_12_29_20:25:35.819 140.174.009.xxx frank wronged it 2008_12_29_20:30:38.041 098.209.097.xxx HI 2008_12_29_20:31:53.681 205.250.008.xxx Happy Holidays from Canada 2008_12_29_20:48:48.780 098.030.123.xxx happy ho ho 2008_12_29_20:49:46.462 068.072.032.xxx GO CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS!!!! 2008_12_29_20:55:35.517 203.097.240.xxx hi (10 IM's so far today) 2008_12_29_20:58:17.652 205.250.008.xxx This is so cool!!!! 2008_12_29_21:03:39.668 070.056.055.xxx Jed just wanted a bag. 2008_12_29_21:04:39.612 070.056.055.xxx Steve is g**. 2008_12_29_21:05:25.348 070.056.055.xxx Steve is happy for mankind 2008_12_29_21:06:13.644 070.056.055.xxx Steve is down for dudes 2008_12_29_21:14:59.633 070.056.055.xxx help Dave Black find a date...18 year olds need not apply 2008_12_29_21:15:34.296 070.056.055.xxx Hand PArty 2008_12_29_21:16:46.013 074.047.120.xxx hello people of planet earth! 2008_12_29_21:17:53.321 070.056.055.xxx Wave! 2008_12_29_21:18:21.249 070.056.055.xxx Please, wave! 2008_12_29_21:19:25.295 072.221.125.xxx is this all real time 2008_12_29_21:19:39.333 070.056.055.xxx yes 2008_12_29_21:19:53.477 072.221.125.xxx yup 2008_12_29_21:21:44.285 070.056.055.xxx ho ho ho (10 IM's so far today) 2008_12_29_21:23:27.118 070.056.055.xxx is this a KFC commercial? (11) 2008_12_29_21:24:08.845 070.056.055.xxx is toy story 3 donating money too? (12) 2008_12_29_21:28:12.015 070.056.055.xxx if you are watching this screen please help us find dave a date for new yrs (13) 2008_12_29_21:29:16.037 156.034.196.xxx if i help Dave i wont have a date :O (29) 2008_12_29_21:32:29.634 156.034.196.xxx hmm Alek went outside (30 IM's so far today) 2008_12_29_21:34:55.526 072.221.125.xxx he is outside 2008_12_29_21:35:23.253 072.221.125.xxx where 2008_12_29_21:35:41.969 156.034.196.xxx he was out checking Elmo a minute ago but gone now (31) 2008_12_29_21:36:54.438 072.221.125.xxx how was elmo 2008_12_29_21:40:58.109 156.034.196.xxx haha it looked like elmo just punched homer down :) (32) 2008_12_29_21:41:42.954 156.034.196.xxx coming next Christmas....MMA Elmo! tickle this! :P (33) 2008_12_29_21:42:52.146 156.034.196.xxx gaaa i hear jingle bell rock even with sound off help meeee :) (34) 2008_12_29_21:43:56.931 156.034.196.xxx (just kidding of course!) (35) 2008_12_29_21:46:06.284 156.034.196.xxx gtg.. Merry Christmas, Happy New Year all! :) thks Alek! (36) 2008_12_29_21:50:08.619 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** West Chinook Winds gusting up to 50MPH ... amazing some stuff isn't in Kansas by now ***ALEK*** 2008_12_29_21:51:19.595 075.072.191.xxx WOOT!!! 2008_12_29_21:53:13.403 075.072.191.xxx How much KFC do you go through in a day or say a week!? 2008_12_29_21:58:58.080 098.209.097.xxx I say one of every day 2008_12_29_21:59:34.096 098.209.097.xxx BYE ALL