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 1,735 times that day including 644 overloads of the system. For those that missed it, here's a log of what was said!
Date_Time IP Address Message 2013_12_26_17:01:04.645 068.150.161.xxx hey.. hmmm 2013_12_26_17:01:39.061 149.142.201.xxx Hello, Karim! 2013_12_26_17:02:16.314 068.150.161.xxx how's it going? 2013_12_26_17:02:41.904 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Going good ... nice relaxing post-Christmas Day! ***ALEK*** 2013_12_26_17:03:14.304 068.150.161.xxx great.. so just taking it easy. 2013_12_26_17:03:33.589 024.222.001.xxx Merry Christmas 2013_12_26_17:03:48.628 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Making spicy BBQ Chickin Wings right now! ***ALEK*** 2013_12_26_17:04:02.432 068.150.161.xxx yum, sounds tasty 2013_12_26_17:06:11.474 068.150.161.xxx you said that a while ago.. 2013_12_26_17:07:51.182 099.022.138.xxx text 2013_12_26_17:08:46.069 024.222.001.xxx ___:) 2013_12_26_17:08:51.514 173.016.242.xxx Thanks for the work, have a great new year 2013_12_26_17:10:21.240 099.022.138.xxx who is "I"? 2013_12_26_17:10:54.866 068.150.161.xxx i dunno 2013_12_26_17:11:42.564 068.150.161.xxx I have a hard time believing that did happen 2013_12_26_17:11:59.237 024.222.001.xxx HUMANS OBEY ME!! 2013_12_26_17:13:01.556 068.150.161.xxx we need to come up with something fun to do 2013_12_26_17:13:46.702 068.150.161.xxx some sort of game 2013_12_26_17:14:31.297 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** How about what did everyone get for Christmas? ***ALEK*** 2013_12_26_17:14:51.064 173.016.242.xxx Jared my son loves what you have done 2013_12_26_17:15:35.320 068.150.161.xxx I got some clothing, a new hat, toque, money to spend (10 IM's so far today) 2013_12_26_17:15:54.170 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** I got some socks ... HO-HO-HO! ***ALEK*** 2013_12_26_17:16:18.528 068.150.161.xxx ah yes.. socks. what else Alek? (11) 2013_12_26_17:17:33.009 068.150.161.xxx if only Christmas were like Hannukah. 1 day isn't enough (12) 2013_12_26_17:21:21.867 068.184.124.xxx I love you Katherine! 2013_12_26_17:23:23.357 173.016.242.xxx Holiday Cheers! 2013_12_26_17:27:05.153 071.062.170.xxx Merry Christmas! 2013_12_26_17:28:19.263 093.174.093.xxx I got a gingerbread house! 2013_12_26_17:31:35.396 093.174.093.xxx just need to build it now :-P 2013_12_26_17:32:14.225 068.150.161.xxx yea that is fun if you do it right (13) 2013_12_26_17:33:34.871 093.174.093.xxx yea and if I don't eat the parts first yum yum! 2013_12_26_17:33:54.259 068.150.161.xxx haha yea that is tough to stop (14) 2013_12_26_17:36:37.551 068.150.161.xxx last year, my ex gf and I built a Gingerbread from scratch (15) 2013_12_26_17:37:48.457 068.150.161.xxx baked all the walls and ceilings, etc. and then put it together (16) 2013_12_26_17:39:43.013 076.028.027.xxx Merry Christmas all! 2013_12_26_17:39:52.850 068.150.161.xxx it took a couple days to do (17) 2013_12_26_17:40:08.498 093.174.093.xxx cool! 5 bed with double garage? yum! 2013_12_26_17:40:29.467 076.028.027.xxx Hi from Waterbury CT 2013_12_26_17:41:39.726 068.150.161.xxx well, it wasn't that complicated. it did have a garage (18) 2013_12_26_17:43:12.597 093.174.093.xxx lol kidding but good effort! 2013_12_26_17:43:36.394 068.150.161.xxx yup! it was cool. I have pictures of it and everything. (19) 2013_12_26_17:44:36.878 068.150.161.xxx it lasted 3 months before I finally got rid of it (20 IM's so far today) 2013_12_26_17:45:39.827 093.174.093.xxx woo I'd scoff it in 3hours! 2013_12_26_17:46:27.200 068.150.161.xxx well, I wanted my ex to see it but I gave up waiting (21) 2013_12_26_17:48:15.105 068.150.161.xxx so anyone do any bargain shopping today? (22) 2013_12_26_17:48:51.394 093.174.093.xxx good you got pics tho as proof ___-) 2013_12_26_17:49:15.180 068.150.161.xxx yup, exactly. I don't know if I'd do it again, too much work (23) 2013_12_26_17:51:50.847 093.174.093.xxx no sales for me enough craziness here :-D 2013_12_26_17:53:32.642 068.150.161.xxx yea. it can get crazy (24) 2013_12_26_17:57:28.188 107.015.222.xxx trippy 2013_12_26_17:57:53.097 068.150.161.xxx the fun part is seeing how fast you can tur things back on or off (25) 2013_12_26_17:58:30.035 107.015.222.xxx hi za______k 2013_12_26_17:58:48.248 068.150.161.xxx huh? (26) 2013_12_26_17:59:34.020 093.174.093.xxx yea it fused Aleks x10 module before! lol 2013_12_26_17:59:54.089 068.150.161.xxx yea. that's crazy (27) 2013_12_26_18:00:33.086 093.174.093.xxx xwasn't me Alek honest! :-) (10 IM's so far today) 2013_12_26_18:00:39.115 084.092.056.xxx Hi sll 2013_12_26_18:01:13.032 068.150.161.xxx Wings done Alek? (28) 2013_12_26_18:01:26.249 098.015.159.xxx Steve loves Karalyn 2013_12_26_18:01:56.398 084.092.056.xxx But Karalyn loves me 2013_12_26_18:02:10.223 098.015.159.xxx you can have her 2013_12_26_18:02:37.225 084.092.056.xxx I did last night 2013_12_26_18:03:07.184 098.015.159.xxx meh 2013_12_26_18:04:27.885 068.150.161.xxx so, who is from where ??? (29) 2013_12_26_18:05:04.015 084.092.056.xxx England 2013_12_26_18:05:34.505 068.150.161.xxx nice.. that's pretty far (30 IM's so far today) 2013_12_26_18:05:52.652 084.092.056.xxx It's local to me 2013_12_26_18:06:06.799 098.015.159.xxx i can see you :) 2013_12_26_18:06:32.872 068.150.161.xxx true enough it is local to you (31) 2013_12_26_18:06:39.655 084.092.056.xxx You have good ryes 2013_12_26_18:07:46.796 068.150.161.xxx Ryes? (32) 2013_12_26_18:08:09.621 084.092.056.xxx Eyes___ you from NDS if so please add me 2013_12_26_18:09:21.238 068.150.161.xxx nope (33) 2013_12_26_18:09:54.307 084.092.056.xxx I has no facebook friends until the nsa added me 2013_12_26_18:10:33.708 068.150.161.xxx awe (34) 2013_12_26_18:13:16.861 068.150.161.xxx so anyone else, where from? (35) 2013_12_26_18:14:51.194 089.242.108.xxx Irel___and 2013_12_26_18:16:09.283 068.150.161.xxx i see cool (36) 2013_12_26_18:21:24.313 068.150.161.xxx so, Alek. what time was everyone up on Christmas? (37) 2013_12_26_18:26:24.115 068.150.161.xxx my family was up at 9am! wow (38) 2013_12_26_18:28:38.608 068.150.161.xxx its cool how as you get older you don't wake up as early (39) 2013_12_26_18:34:54.279 068.150.161.xxx ooh the webcam went 1950's for a few secondds (40 IM's so far today) 2013_12_26_18:43:55.747 068.150.161.xxx so How were the Spicy Wings Alek? (41) 2013_12_26_18:49:12.926 068.005.172.xxx yes 2013_12_26_18:53:37.608 068.005.172.xxx hi spencer 2013_12_26_18:54:07.190 068.150.161.xxx who's Spencer? (42) 2013_12_26_18:54:17.087 068.005.172.xxx yes 2013_12_26_18:55:18.689 068.150.161.xxx who said yes? (43) 2013_12_26_18:59:17.593 068.150.161.xxx oh ya.. just finished watching Despicable me 2! (44) 2013_12_26_19:08:13.814 068.150.161.xxx hmm (45) 2013_12_26_19:13:17.957 024.130.062.xxx hello brittany! You around today? - jack 2013_12_26_19:13:32.131 068.150.161.xxx not likely (46) 2013_12_26_19:15:13.771 047.054.187.xxx I saw her at Target 2013_12_26_19:15:48.811 068.150.161.xxx she went over to the Walmart side..... (47) 2013_12_26_19:18:01.996 068.150.161.xxx tonight is so quiet (48) 2013_12_26_19:22:38.255 068.150.161.xxx it was so fun over the 22-24th except for a few things (49) 2013_12_26_19:24:33.199 047.054.187.xxx Heh we had no power from the 23rd - 24th @10PM 2013_12_26_19:25:04.072 068.150.161.xxx ouch (50 IM's so far today) 2013_12_26_19:25:31.143 047.054.187.xxx Nasty ice storms this year 2013_12_26_19:32:27.385 068.150.161.xxx yea they're affecting alot of places! Ontario has it bad (51) 2013_12_26_19:40:43.174 065.096.133.xxx Komar and Melamid is an tandem team of Russian-born American conceptualist arti 2013_12_26_19:41:19.887 065.096.133.xxx artist 2013_12_26_19:47:03.042 068.184.124.xxx Its still Christmas time! 2013_12_26_19:48:34.284 068.150.161.xxx yes it is.. Christmas needs to be changed to be like Hannukah (52) 2013_12_26_19:49:42.134 068.150.161.xxx 7 days of Christmas.. 25th to 31st and celebrate new Years (53) 2013_12_26_19:50:22.843 068.150.161.xxx a whole load of new carols and ideas and such (54) 2013_12_26_19:53:12.781 068.150.161.xxx we could have 7 candles and packages (55) 2013_12_26_19:58:05.146 068.150.161.xxx each day during Christmas we get 1 gift then 2 then 3 and 4 (56) 2013_12_26_20:00:13.796 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** I have enough difficulty finding ONE present for my wife! ***ALEK*** 2013_12_26_20:00:17.402 068.150.161.xxx the 7 days of Christmas Alek I think would lose his mind haha (57) 2013_12_26_20:01:01.479 068.150.161.xxx ya I hear ya Alek, shopping for a Wife/GF is not easy (58) 2013_12_26_20:01:52.789 068.150.161.xxx oh my 74 people! (59) 2013_12_26_20:03:50.033 068.150.161.xxx Mrs. Doubtfire on (60 IM's so far today) 2013_12_26_20:10:41.160 068.150.161.xxx I am watching people build the NY rockin even stage! (61) 2013_12_26_20:10:44.256 047.054.187.xxx Charlie & the Chocolate factory on here 2013_12_26_20:20:14.307 068.150.161.xxx Trading Christmases is on as well (62) 2013_12_26_20:23:55.244 047.054.187.xxx We need props! 2013_12_26_20:25:31.097 068.150.161.xxx props for what? (63) 2013_12_26_20:26:07.661 047.054.187.xxx Beef can, action figure, etc, it's tradition here ! 2013_12_26_20:26:50.078 047.054.187.xxx Should be beer can 2013_12_26_20:27:33.474 068.150.161.xxx bottle of Kahlua (64) 2013_12_26_20:29:12.856 068.200.104.xxx Hello, Jordan 2013_12_26_20:29:35.908 047.054.187.xxx Hi, what do u want... 2013_12_26_20:29:41.153 068.150.161.xxx good bye Jack (65) 2013_12_26_20:30:03.604 068.200.104.xxx Hello, JENNA 2013_12_26_20:30:40.787 068.150.161.xxx Hello Rodriguez (66) 2013_12_26_20:38:10.575 068.150.161.xxx Next year Alek does musical lights (67) 2013_12_26_20:49:03.168 068.150.161.xxx someone is stopped to look on the road! (68) 2013_12_26_20:56:02.724 068.150.161.xxx Santa's workshop....... (69) 2013_12_26_21:03:47.767 068.150.161.xxx ho ho ho... Merry Christmas! (70 IM's so far today) 2013_12_26_21:07:25.748 068.150.161.xxx Alek, I think the pumpkin has burned out (71) 2013_12_26_21:07:31.046 047.054.187.xxx And also to you kind sir 2013_12_26_21:08:44.267 068.150.161.xxx yup, Pumpkim Jack inflates but he doesn't light up (72) 2013_12_26_21:09:17.616 047.054.187.xxx Noooooo say it ain't so :( (10 IM's so far today) 2013_12_26_21:10:38.769 068.150.161.xxx I wis*** weren't true (73) 2013_12_26_21:12:34.812 047.054.187.xxx Anyone been to the Christmas story house in Cleveland, looks fun (11) 2013_12_26_21:13:00.608 190.253.004.xxx hola desde colombia 2013_12_26_21:13:33.671 068.150.161.xxx Awesome, someone from Colombia (74) 2013_12_26_21:14:24.864 190.253.004.xxx felicidades por la lagona 2013_12_26_21:15:43.147 190.253.004.xxx digo pagina 2013_12_26_21:17:44.396 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** The light cord on Pumpkin Jack came out - fixed! ***ALEK*** 2013_12_26_21:18:04.908 047.054.187.xxx Yay ! (12) 2013_12_26_21:18:05.998 075.114.237.xxx how long are the christmas lights going to be up for alek? 2013_12_26_21:28:16.622 068.150.161.xxx last few years he took them down 28th and 27th.. so bard to say (75) 2013_12_26_21:28:53.272 047.054.187.xxx It depends on weather (13) 2013_12_26_21:30:02.616 068.150.161.xxx yes, last year there was a blizzard coming? so he took advantage (76) 2013_12_26_21:33:04.706 068.150.161.xxx some years he left it till Jan 1st. (77) 2013_12_26_21:37:57.641 068.150.161.xxx sometimes New Years Eve can be a bit busy too (78) 2013_12_26_21:42:14.846 068.150.161.xxx hmm where's mr. Last post? have yet to see him (79) 2013_12_26_21:45:45.532 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Yea, takedown depends on weather and my schedule - haven't decided yet ***ALEK*** 2013_12_26_21:48:02.259 068.150.161.xxx well, hopefully it stays up a few more days (80 IM's so far today) 2013_12_26_21:55:11.620 068.229.060.xxx Survived the day after! How were those BBQ Wings Alek?