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 3,905 times that day including 2,404 overloads of the system. For those that missed it, here's a log of what was said!
Date_Time IP Address Message 2010_01_01_17:00:31.418 068.009.089.xxx Happy last day of lights! ... 2010_01_01_17:02:36.260 068.009.089.xxx hi ... 2010_01_01_17:03:24.117 188.109.104.xxx happy new year from kamp-lintfort , germany ... 2010_01_01_17:03:50.784 088.105.209.xxx Hi ... 2010_01_01_17:03:58.791 070.092.170.xxx Happy New Year Alek and family. Thanks for another great year! ... 2010_01_01_17:04:29.525 067.159.045.xxx happy last day of lights ... 2010_01_01_17:05:21.111 188.109.104.xxx to bad that today is the last day of lights ... 2010_01_01_17:06:07.484 067.159.045.xxx soooo long lights ... 2010_01_01_17:06:46.239 088.105.209.xxx Good job ... 2010_01_01_17:07:17.421 071.098.076.xxx Already looking forward to next year--Go Red Wings! ... 2010_01_01_17:07:25.190 188.109.104.xxx alek your site is perfekt ... 2010_01_01_17:09:49.817 069.180.210.xxx Yup, best website ever! ... 2010_01_01_17:10:09.507 088.105.209.xxx Do this next year please ... 2010_01_01_17:11:49.008 188.109.104.xxx I really gonna miss this ... 2010_01_01_17:13:18.196 093.201.245.xxx Yes i also miss this... cant wait until next christmas :( ... 2010_01_01_17:14:31.787 188.109.104.xxx we should have x-mas every day :-) ... 2010_01_01_17:14:35.921 093.201.245.xxx but let us try to make the last day the best :D ... 2010_01_01_17:15:09.507 188.109.104.xxx that's a great idea ... 2010_01_01_17:16:21.219 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Lets see if the IM works - software bug on year rollover ... ***ALEK*** 2010_01_01_17:16:42.632 093.201.245.xxx Yes it works Alek :) 2010_01_01_17:17:22.190 093.201.245.xxx Last Day Alek ... How do you feeling? 2010_01_01_17:18:44.698 088.105.209.xxx Is this house in america? 2010_01_01_17:18:47.831 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Feeling a bit sad ... but ready to put everything away ... including the NEW st ***ALEK*** 2010_01_01_17:19:36.801 088.105.209.xxx Is this house in America? 2010_01_01_17:19:43.661 093.201.245.xxx This will be much to do hm. You will has work for 2-3 days :D 2010_01_01_17:20:49.958 088.105.209.xxx is this house in america? 2010_01_01_17:21:03.358 093.201.245.xxx Yes it is 2010_01_01_17:21:10.332 081.137.209.xxx When r u taking your lights down alec 2010_01_01_17:21:15.642 076.112.247.xxx its in Colorado 2010_01_01_17:21:28.050 088.105.209.xxx cool 2010_01_01_17:21:46.839 188.109.104.xxx well, folks and alek I have to go to sleep it is already 1.30 am in germany. al 2010_01_01_17:21:48.799 081.137.209.xxx fygvih 2010_01_01_17:22:11.624 088.105.209.xxx where i am its 12 pm 2010_01_01_17:22:28.441 081.137.209.xxx What time is it in ur land 2010_01_01_17:22:32.849 093.201.245.xxx here it is 1:22 at night 2010_01_01_17:22:51.920 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Fixed software bug on year roll-over and recovered "lost" IM's ***ALEK*** 2010_01_01_17:22:57.659 088.105.209.xxx i live in england 2010_01_01_17:23:40.959 188.109.104.xxx good night to everyone till in december 2010!!!! 2010_01_01_17:23:43.398 081.137.209.xxx Same England is to cold chessington world of adventures is cool 2010_01_01_17:24:07.737 093.201.245.xxx Great work alek.. Software buggy not good :( 2010_01_01_17:24:34.424 093.201.245.xxx Great work alek.. Software buggy not good :( 2010_01_01_17:24:39.926 081.137.209.xxx r u using a mac 2010_01_01_17:25:41.690 081.137.209.xxx don't you think its silly to use halloween decor at christmas ??? 2010_01_01_17:27:01.196 093.201.245.xxx 209: I also come from Germany but England especially London is great (10 IM's so far today) 2010_01_01_17:28:44.162 093.201.245.xxx Im wondering what is in the thing behind you Alek semms to be something to eat (11) 2010_01_01_17:31:22.661 093.201.245.xxx Sorry Means at youre right side ___) (12) 2010_01_01_17:31:24.681 089.243.077.xxx hey Alec, what about a happy New Year Wave 2010_01_01_17:33:05.729 089.243.077.xxx will be the last before the lights go out until next year! 2010_01_01_17:34:13.233 093.201.245.xxx how i said before: Lets make it the best day today (13) 2010_01_01_17:36:27.001 067.060.129.xxx whats up 2010_01_01_17:37:29.328 067.060.129.xxx love the site 2010_01_01_17:38:10.564 067.060.129.xxx look at me and wave for 5 seconds 2010_01_01_17:42:19.711 067.060.129.xxx hey dude 2010_01_01_17:46:51.421 099.172.033.xxx HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL 2010_01_01_17:48:08.893 156.034.207.xxx would u be OK with a fanpage on Facebook Alek ? or no 2010_01_01_17:48:58.565 081.096.113.xxx greetings for ireland 2010_01_01_17:50:42.215 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** While I'm not a Facebooker (or Tweeter), you are welcome to do whatever ***ALEK*** 2010_01_01_17:51:27.775 156.034.207.xxx ok thanks :) 2010_01_01_17:52:01.659 173.052.027.xxx send me the link for that fanpafe of facebook 2010_01_01_17:52:06.554 067.060.129.xxx this is so cool! 2010_01_01_17:54:48.893 093.201.245.xxx Hmm i miss the Hulk... Dont see him often this year at Christmas (14) 2010_01_01_17:57:58.009 093.201.245.xxx The things you posted seems to be verry cool in 2010 Christmas yeah (15) 2010_01_01_17:59:12.952 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Yea, scored some cool stuff for 2010 - please see the blog for pics ***ALEK*** 2010_01_01_17:59:48.945 156.034.207.xxx ok Alek's Controllable Christmas Lights fan page now on Facebook :) 2010_01_01_17:59:56.721 089.243.077.xxx Got to go Alec. Thanks for the lights 2009 :-) 2010_01_01_18:00:09.460 093.201.245.xxx Great Pics.. That will be gigantic next year. :) (16) 2010_01_01_18:02:08.607 093.201.245.xxx ill be looking forward to get some well priced things when i get home at monday (17) 2010_01_01_18:05:08.685 098.212.211.xxx Great Lights! 2010_01_01_18:06:06.752 069.180.210.xxx have a great year everyone! 2010_01_01_18:07:21.590 098.212.211.xxx Go Big Ten! 2010_01_01_18:08:02.433 093.201.245.xxx Alek you plan a streaming video feature ... A Wish comes true. Cant wait for ch (18) 2010_01_01_18:09:51.763 024.253.089.xxx Please take some 3D pics before taking them down move over 6in take 2 plus 2010_01_01_18:11:32.505 156.034.207.xxx Alek's Controllable Christmas Lights - Facebook now :) 2010_01_01_18:11:49.947 024.253.089.xxx A motion gif can be made with the pics, the more the better at 6in over each one 2010_01_01_18:12:31.581 156.034.207.xxx Thank You Alek! 2010_01_01_18:13:16.808 093.201.245.xxx The 3 Cams can stay but a fourth cam with a streaming hmm think abour over it (19) 2010_01_01_18:14:55.731 024.253.089.xxx Search for 3D gif images to see examples 2010_01_01_18:16:15.623 024.253.089.xxx 3D gives us a chance to see what it would be like to stand out front 2010_01_01_18:17:00.570 093.201.245.xxx So Alek time to say goodbye my time has come.. time to bed. Thank you verry muc (20 IM's so far today) 2010_01_01_18:22:16.592 060.234.211.xxx Happy New Year Everyone!!! 2010_01_01_18:22:47.302 069.248.105.xxx hi 2010_01_01_18:25:05.497 069.248.105.xxx hello 2010_01_01_18:27:13.864 072.081.081.xxx Happy New Year's Everyone! May 2010 be kind! 2010_01_01_18:30:19.626 066.169.248.xxx hope everyone has a good new year 2010_01_01_18:33:28.834 066.169.248.xxx happy 2010 2010_01_01_18:37:27.785 089.243.077.xxx bye until next year!!!!!! 2010_01_01_18:38:24.384 072.081.081.xxx Will be peeking in on the grass cam. :) 2010_01_01_18:38:58.513 089.243.077.xxx that's very sad :-) 2010_01_01_18:40:34.989 072.081.081.xxx Hey don't knock it. The grass cam can be very exciting! 2010_01_01_18:41:00.149 072.081.081.xxx Giggles. 2010_01_01_18:42:05.840 089.243.077.xxx great for insomnia :-) 2010_01_01_18:42:50.082 089.243.077.xxx but i must admit I have checked out 'watching grass grow' 2010_01_01_18:43:31.730 089.243.077.xxx sad, or what !!! :-) 2010_01_01_18:44:07.095 072.081.081.xxx Giggles! 2010_01_01_18:44:33.694 089.243.077.xxx am a fan of the technology. Mod_Perl is great! 2010_01_01_18:44:54.325 072.081.081.xxx Maybe the Hulk will run for mid term elections. 2010_01_01_18:45:22.866 089.243.077.xxx the site is still Mod_Perl Alec? (10 IM's so far today) 2010_01_01_18:53:46.971 156.034.207.xxx Alek's Controllable Christmas Lights - Facebook now :) 2010_01_01_18:54:02.288 086.004.049.xxx 6:54 2010_01_01_18:55:11.078 072.129.069.xxx 6:55 2010_01_01_18:58:14.415 190.164.192.xxx hello J 2010_01_01_18:58:19.648 086.004.049.xxx cheese on toast time 2010_01_01_18:59:07.685 190.164.192.xxx Hello Jtita 2010_01_01_19:03:38.326 086.004.049.xxx cheese on toast was good 2010_01_01_19:05:58.601 156.034.207.xxx mmmmm 2010_01_01_19:17:08.497 071.072.039.xxx Happy Holidays to one and all.! 2010_01_01_19:26:07.016 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Just had my dinner - cheese on burgers - yumm. Yep, mod_perl still rocks! ***ALEK*** 2010_01_01_19:26:07.442 068.200.235.xxx HI FROM DUNEDIN FLORIDA 2010_01_01_19:32:34.999 156.034.207.xxx new items look fun Alek looking forward to it 2010_01_01_19:34:17.616 068.200.235.xxx GO GATORS 2010_01_01_19:34:44.549 174.116.094.xxx Ty Alek! 2010_01_01_19:36:15.494 190.189.127.xxx i cantbelive how fast pass the time 2010_01_01_19:37:41.773 156.034.207.xxx hope 2010 goes well for you and your family Alek 2010_01_01_19:38:16.412 174.116.094.xxx We love you Alek! 2010_01_01_19:38:22.019 068.200.235.xxx BUBBA ARMY 2010_01_01_19:39:06.632 174.116.094.xxx Prank U! 2010_01_01_19:39:36.642 068.200.235.xxx BUBBA ARMY 2010_01_01_19:39:54.678 174.116.094.xxx PRANKU 2010_01_01_19:40:10.150 068.200.235.xxx BUBBA ARMY 2010_01_01_19:40:56.629 068.200.235.xxx hi 2010_01_01_19:42:00.479 174.116.094.xxx I see you 2010_01_01_19:43:13.123 174.116.094.xxx Don't leave us Alek! :( 2010_01_01_19:48:47.569 156.034.207.xxx he'll be back again one day like Frsot (10 IM's so far today) 2010_01_01_19:49:29.227 156.034.207.xxx he will be back again one day like Frosty (11) 2010_01_01_19:50:19.209 174.116.094.xxx is he gonna melt? 2010_01_01_19:51:14.203 156.034.207.xxx err not so much :) (12) 2010_01_01_19:52:00.069 174.116.094.xxx lulz 2010_01_01_19:57:30.233 156.034.207.xxx have a good year everyone, come back @ Halloween! (13) 2010_01_01_20:02:01.690 091.021.027.xxx everything comes to an end :-( 2010_01_01_20:08:54.957 098.030.160.xxx Are you doing this again next year, Alek 2010_01_01_20:09:29.970 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Allready bought some stuff at the post-holiday sales for next year - see the blog ***ALEK*** 2010_01_01_20:12:41.154 098.127.082.xxx Happy New Year from Billings, MT 2010_01_01_20:26:15.347 098.030.160.xxx I did as you told me and checked out the blog.Cool inflatibles, candycanes, and 2010_01_01_20:27:32.115 098.202.196.xxx I've got to say, this is just pure awesome. 2010_01_01_20:27:58.138 156.034.207.xxx 93 minutes left :( (14) 2010_01_01_20:34:47.110 098.127.082.xxx See ya everyone in October!!! 2010_01_01_20:40:12.995 098.127.082.xxx Only 272 days until we meet again!!! 2010_01_01_20:42:09.298 074.185.085.xxx here is my IM 2010_01_01_20:42:17.766 074.103.012.xxx Happy New Year 2010_01_01_20:42:46.728 072.081.081.xxx Thanks for helping me fight my winter blues, Alek! 2010_01_01_20:45:24.022 076.020.090.xxx Great job Alek, Happy New Year 2010_01_01_20:45:28.404 074.185.085.xxx Oh the weather outside is frightful 2010_01_01_20:54:42.877 069.248.105.xxx webcam 2 is down 2010_01_01_21:13:13.787 156.034.207.xxx nooo someone ia outside stealing the inflatables :O (15) 2010_01_01_21:16:13.378 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Nah, just me tossing those big LED lights out there ... ***ALEK*** 2010_01_01_21:17:17.569 156.034.207.xxx oh the new ones neat (16) 2010_01_01_21:18:23.930 156.034.207.xxx i wish true HD webcams existed so we could see even better (17) 2010_01_01_21:21:37.166 068.200.235.xxx BUBBA ARMY 2010_01_01_21:23:20.611 076.234.129.xxx Looking forward to Christmasn 2010! 2010_01_01_21:24:40.932 156.034.207.xxx it's so far away though :( (18) 2010_01_01_21:26:23.547 068.200.235.xxx GO GATORS 2010_01_01_21:26:47.497 156.034.207.xxx giant lights nice (19) 2010_01_01_21:27:02.425 098.127.082.xxx How much is your electric bill ? 2010_01_01_21:27:58.412 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Scroll down the main page - electrical is a few dollars/day - YEP! ***ALEK*** 2010_01_01_21:37:55.236 156.034.207.xxx poor inflatables...they don't even suspect their fate :O (20 IM's so far today) 2010_01_01_21:40:48.950 098.202.196.xxx Anyone know where comments/suggestions can be submitted? 2010_01_01_21:41:34.332 207.200.116.xxx go to the christmas blog 2010_01_01_21:41:45.748 098.202.196.xxx Ah ok, thanks. 2010_01_01_21:42:48.877 207.200.116.xxx wonder if he will come back and say goodby? 2010_01_01_21:43:48.153 156.034.207.xxx i think so (21) 2010_01_01_21:43:50.074 099.172.033.xxx Alek--HAPPY NEW YEAR//////////SEE U IN THE FALL/////// 2010_01_01_21:44:01.910 068.200.235.xxx BUBBA ARMY 2010_01_01_21:44:33.526 098.202.196.xxx This is awesome 2010_01_01_21:44:57.219 207.200.116.xxx what do you mean by Bobby army? 2010_01_01_21:45:37.372 207.200.116.xxx I meant Bubba army 2010_01_01_21:46:17.417 156.034.207.xxx Bubba Hotep ? (22) 2010_01_01_21:47:14.480 068.200.235.xxx BUBBA ARMY (10 IM's so far today) 2010_01_01_21:47:25.799 156.034.207.xxx let's stay till the bitter end!!!! (23) 2010_01_01_21:47:54.321 207.200.116.xxx yes, and maybe he won't shut it down 2010_01_01_21:48:45.479 098.127.082.xxx Goodbye hulks 2010_01_01_21:48:50.839 072.081.081.xxx Keep it lit! There are only moments to go! 2010_01_01_21:49:32.627 098.127.082.xxx goodbye hulks 2010_01_01_21:49:52.768 156.034.207.xxx Alek's Controllable Christmas Lights Fan page on Facebook (24) 2010_01_01_21:50:04.547 099.172.033.xxx LOOKS LIKE A RECORD OVERLOAD TONITE/////////HAPPPPPPPPPPY NEWWWWWWWWW YEARRRRRR 2010_01_01_21:50:40.998 072.081.081.xxx Just the hardcores tonight 2010_01_01_21:51:02.416 156.034.207.xxx naw there were 4291 people on Christmas Eve (25) 2010_01_01_21:51:13.090 068.200.235.xxx BUBBA ARMY (11) 2010_01_01_21:51:33.439 207.200.116.xxx but we are the faithful ones! 2010_01_01_21:51:33.611 072.081.081.xxx they were seasonal! ha! (10 IM's so far today) 2010_01_01_21:51:41.084 024.253.089.xxx BUBBA ARMY WE BEAT YOU! 2010_01_01_21:51:42.966 068.200.235.xxx GO GATORS (12) 2010_01_01_21:51:49.710 156.034.207.xxx oh ok (26) 2010_01_01_21:52:18.150 099.172.033.xxx LUCAS BUCK IS BACK--CHRISTMAS AND NEW YR IS HERE////////HEEEEHAWWWWWWWWWWWW 2010_01_01_21:52:36.809 072.081.081.xxx Keep it lit! Keep it lit! (11) 2010_01_01_21:52:52.599 024.184.233.xxx hey 2010_01_01_21:52:55.562 068.200.235.xxx GO GATORS (13) 2010_01_01_21:52:57.482 024.253.089.xxx Make it dark! 2010_01_01_21:53:26.940 069.180.210.xxx Happy New Year Ya'll from Tennessee :) 2010_01_01_21:53:39.123 068.200.235.xxx GO GATORS (14) 2010_01_01_21:53:59.831 098.202.196.xxx GO UTES! 2010_01_01_21:54:02.624 024.184.233.xxx lets go ohio state 2010_01_01_21:54:06.591 156.034.207.xxx Happy New Year from Canada see you at Halloween :D (27) 2010_01_01_21:54:12.492 099.172.033.xxx HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM SPRING TEXAS 2010_01_01_21:54:12.794 207.200.116.xxx happy new year from La Quinta CA 2010_01_01_21:54:23.851 098.127.082.xxx Gators s**** 2010_01_01_21:54:24.025 068.104.013.xxx GO CROCODILES 2010_01_01_21:54:53.298 024.184.233.xxx hefhgfhg 2010_01_01_21:55:03.611 099.172.033.xxx GO RED SOX--FROM SPRING TEXAS-GO JOSH BECKETT-HOMETOWN BOY/// 2010_01_01_21:55:18.143 156.034.207.xxx Thanks for X-mas 2009 Alek you rock as usual ! (28) 2010_01_01_21:55:22.271 098.127.082.xxx Gators are no good 2010_01_01_21:55:34.111 068.200.235.xxx go rays (15) 2010_01_01_21:55:34.949 207.200.116.xxx Alek, one last wave please! 2010_01_01_21:55:41.245 068.104.013.xxx CROCODILES ARE GREAT 2010_01_01_21:55:50.878 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** 5 more minutes ... and then lights out for good ... ***ALEK*** 2010_01_01_21:55:51.224 156.034.207.xxx Thanks for X-mas 2009 Alek you rock as usual ! (29) 2010_01_01_21:56:36.576 207.200.116.xxx ditto 2010_01_01_21:56:40.648 098.202.196.xxx what is he watching so intently? 2010_01_01_21:56:45.554 099.172.033.xxx Alek KEEP UP THE HARD WORK-THANKS- 2010_01_01_21:57:04.843 074.197.023.xxx Happy New Year, Alek and family!!! 2010_01_01_21:57:21.996 098.127.082.xxx See ya next year, from Jim, Lori, Erin & Kyle 2010_01_01_21:57:39.024 099.172.033.xxx OUR 3RD OR 4TH YR OF WATCHING---GRT SITE---- 2010_01_01_21:57:40.080 156.034.207.xxx I dont envy you putting all the styff away :) (30 IM's so far today) 2010_01_01_21:57:46.009 069.180.210.xxx Have a wonderful new year everyone! God bless! 2010_01_01_21:58:34.447 156.034.207.xxx yay!!!! (31) 2010_01_01_21:58:47.447 207.200.116.xxx thanks, you did a great job (10 IM's so far today) 2010_01_01_21:59:04.070 098.127.082.xxx Thanks for the wave (10 IM's so far today) 2010_01_01_21:59:12.740 156.034.207.xxx more exciting than the ball dropping at Times Square :) (32) 2010_01_01_21:59:22.172 069.180.210.xxx Thanks for all the hard work you put into this Alek! 2010_01_01_21:59:24.608 068.104.013.xxx OUR LAST FEW CLICKS MAKE THEM COUNT 2010_01_01_21:59:26.375 098.202.196.xxx goodbye till next year 2010_01_01_21:59:41.925 099.172.033.xxx ARE U GOING TO EVER DO THE BACK YARD TOO??? 2010_01_01_21:59:55.530 024.253.089.xxx LAST POST FOR THE SEASON! SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!!