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 1,736 times that day including 693 overloads of the system. For those that missed it, here's a log of what was said!
Date_Time IP Address Message 2013_12_28_17:00:09.032 068.150.161.xxx ohh 2013_12_28_17:00:53.446 068.150.161.xxx National Lampoon's European Vacation is now on.. 2013_12_28_17:01:06.807 088.189.072.xxx Merry Christmas 2013_12_28_17:01:33.693 068.150.161.xxx and Merry Christmas to you too! 2013_12_28_17:02:21.477 068.150.161.xxx only 2 nights left.. :( 2013_12_28_17:02:36.962 109.228.175.xxx I Love Emily! 2013_12_28_17:02:57.434 068.150.161.xxx Me too 2013_12_28_17:03:38.893 109.228.175.xxx She loves u also =) 2013_12_28_17:04:00.657 068.150.161.xxx we need to make this place as crazy as we can 2013_12_28_17:05:41.769 092.081.222.xxx Sarbatori fericite din Romania! 2013_12_28_17:05:51.026 068.150.161.xxx anyone here ?? 2013_12_28_17:07:26.829 068.150.161.xxx oh Christmas tree 2013_12_28_17:08:20.667 068.150.161.xxx abcdefg 2013_12_28_17:10:41.345 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Yea, per the notice on the main page, only 2 more days before takedown ***ALEK*** 2013_12_28_17:11:12.303 068.150.161.xxx ah well, it was good while it was on! (10 IM's so far today) 2013_12_28_17:12:12.163 069.140.008.xxx Thanks again for anothergood year Alek. 2013_12_28_17:13:36.577 068.150.161.xxx I can't wait till the next set of lights come in October (11) 2013_12_28_17:15:02.958 109.158.136.xxx See you next year! 2013_12_28_17:18:49.809 068.150.161.xxx So Alek, are you happy to see 2013 coming to a close? (12) 2013_12_28_17:20:01.950 109.158.136.xxx The stars on the roof are always on. The won't go off!!! 2013_12_28_17:20:46.704 068.150.161.xxx they should go off! (13) 2013_12_28_17:21:53.942 068.150.161.xxx look, they went off! :) (14) 2013_12_28_17:22:13.299 109.158.136.xxx Now they are working!! 2013_12_28_17:22:49.284 068.150.161.xxx yea I don't know what it is but things feel a bit slow (15) 2013_12_28_17:25:55.298 068.150.161.xxx time really flies too fast at Christmas (16) 2013_12_28_17:49:04.035 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Yep, next thing you know it is New Years! ***ALEK*** 2013_12_28_17:50:11.611 068.150.161.xxx yeah. you should do a fireworks show on webcam! :) (17) 2013_12_28_17:51:35.840 068.227.056.xxx KEEP VOTING KOMAR! Contest ends ends December 31, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. EST 2013_12_28_17:53:04.458 068.150.161.xxx hey man! nice to see you tonight! (18) 2013_12_28_17:54:08.430 068.150.161.xxx need a little chatter here (19) 2013_12_28_17:55:39.040 068.227.056.xxx Chatter chatter chatter chatter chatter chatter chatter chatter chatter chatter 2013_12_28_17:55:53.169 047.054.187.xxx Oh we need a little chatter, right this very minute... 2013_12_28_17:55:59.401 068.150.161.xxx hahaha (20 IM's so far today) 2013_12_28_17:56:24.999 068.227.056.xxx No Light No Light 2013_12_28_17:56:42.136 068.150.161.xxx light light (21) 2013_12_28_17:57:10.377 068.227.056.xxx I never knew daylight could be so violent 2013_12_28_17:57:16.048 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Yea, appreciate you guys keep voting until December 31st ***ALEK*** 2013_12_28_17:57:23.888 068.150.161.xxx it burns!! it burns!! (22) 2013_12_28_17:58:10.053 047.054.187.xxx U should update the page, the lights are never on till Jan 1 anymore :( 2013_12_28_17:58:10.073 068.227.056.xxx You want a revelation 2013_12_28_17:58:30.178 068.150.161.xxx nah, just a Million Dollars (23) 2013_12_28_18:00:10.304 068.227.056.xxx you can't choose what stays and what fades away 2013_12_28_18:01:32.752 068.227.056.xxx but*** a conversation I just can't have tonight 2013_12_28_18:02:15.161 068.150.161.xxx so then lets just play whack a mole (24) 2013_12_28_18:02:59.334 068.227.056.xxx you want a revelation, some kind of resolution 2013_12_28_18:03:51.094 068.150.161.xxx nah I want more Christmas (25) 2013_12_28_18:05:40.646 068.227.056.xxx Florence and The Machine - No light, No light 2013_12_28_18:06:31.678 068.227.056.xxx Check it out on youtube if you haven't heard it! (10 IM's so far today) 2013_12_28_18:15:53.166 068.150.161.xxx what's it about?? (26) 2013_12_28_18:19:50.168 068.227.056.xxx You go to youtube and listen - is it that hard? (11) 2013_12_28_18:21:00.160 068.150.161.xxx yes it's SOO hard!!... waaaaaah (27) 2013_12_28_18:23:55.581 068.227.056.xxx OK wee man! (12) 2013_12_28_18:24:22.555 068.150.161.xxx oiy! I'm no wee man lad. har har (28) 2013_12_28_18:24:25.835 189.115.127.xxx Happy 2014! 2013_12_28_18:25:11.992 068.150.161.xxx May 2014 be the best year in a long time! (29) 2013_12_28_18:25:43.980 068.227.056.xxx Not if SOCIALIST Bama has anything to say about it! (13) 2013_12_28_18:26:07.780 189.115.127.xxx I wish you a better 2014 ! (from Brazil) 2013_12_28_18:26:31.692 068.150.161.xxx yes Brazil. so nice and warm! (30 IM's so far today) 2013_12_28_18:28:07.086 068.227.056.xxx I am going to wear out Zone 1 ALL NIGHT! ON OFF ON OFF (14) 2013_12_28_18:29:47.330 068.150.161.xxx it's too bad you only get 250 (31) 2013_12_28_18:30:39.823 068.227.056.xxx About 41 minutes worth! (15) 2013_12_28_18:31:52.563 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Zone #1 is ready for you! ***ALEK*** 2013_12_28_18:31:57.812 068.150.161.xxx very true. It's too bad there aren't more people on though (32) 2013_12_28_18:38:05.952 068.227.056.xxx Watch Burrito Reindeer go ON OFF ON OFF all night long! (16) 2013_12_28_18:44:13.701 068.150.161.xxx I would love to be able to click off and on all night (33) 2013_12_28_18:47:22.999 192.034.121.xxx I love Holly 2013_12_28_18:48:25.068 068.150.161.xxx I love Strawberries (34) 2013_12_28_18:55:09.180 068.227.056.xxx I say star trek is on youtube and you say whats it about FIND OUT FOR YOURSELF! (17) 2013_12_28_18:56:04.668 068.227.056.xxx You do know what music is don't you? (18) 2013_12_28_18:57:37.673 047.054.187.xxx There is no music only Zool 2013_12_28_18:58:12.711 068.227.056.xxx Motley Fool? (19) 2013_12_28_18:58:51.308 068.227.056.xxx Oh, you mean only Jewel? YUCK ! (20 IM's so far today) 2013_12_28_18:59:58.505 068.227.056.xxx Florence and The Machine - No light, No light - youtube listen (21) 2013_12_28_19:02:34.189 068.150.161.xxx I will be back soon (35) 2013_12_28_19:03:08.707 068.227.056.xxx Watch Burrito Reindeer go ON OFF ON OFF all night long! (22) 2013_12_28_19:26:16.849 071.206.101.xxx hello there 2013_12_28_19:35:18.259 068.227.056.xxx KEEP VOTING KOMAR! Contest ends ends December 31, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. EST (23) 2013_12_28_19:42:35.203 068.227.056.xxx Have you noticed Burrito Reindeer go ON OFF every 10 seconds? (24) 2013_12_28_19:48:34.455 047.054.187.xxx Tomorrow is not Jan 1st 2013_12_28_19:50:45.567 068.227.056.xxx Look for 1-onzzz then extract numbers and feed back to URL easy in perl! (25) 2013_12_28_19:52:47.914 068.227.056.xxx I do see how that could keep the overloaders busy, have to load the page everyX (26) 2013_12_28_19:54:19.038 068.227.056.xxx and 10 seconds was about as fast as I can go, maybe to 7 but good enough (27) 2013_12_28_19:55:19.042 068.227.056.xxx not here to hammer and just having fun! Soon I will be to 250 and DONE (28) 2013_12_28_20:18:25.257 068.227.056.xxx Blinky Blinky! (29) 2013_12_28_20:23:43.838 068.150.161.xxx yea it does go off and on that often, it seems (36) 2013_12_28_20:25:50.433 068.227.056.xxx Unless someone else hits it but the script does send the command correctly (30 IM's so far today) 2013_12_28_20:26:30.979 068.150.161.xxx are you sure? isn't someone else perhaps hitting it? (37) 2013_12_28_20:27:42.075 068.227.056.xxx Only can tell with hardly anyone else here it's pretty good (31) 2013_12_28_20:28:07.151 068.150.161.xxx ok. I guess so (38) 2013_12_28_20:29:11.620 068.227.056.xxx At limit now You have toggled 250 times today. (32) 2013_12_28_20:29:14.826 068.150.161.xxx I haven't seen too many of them stay on too long (39) 2013_12_28_20:29:52.582 068.227.056.xxx I was just doing zone 1 (33) 2013_12_28_20:30:36.175 068.227.056.xxx Now the lights are all yours 250 reached! (34) 2013_12_28_20:32:30.197 068.150.161.xxx okay, sounds good to me! (40 IM's so far today) 2013_12_28_20:33:19.114 068.227.056.xxx It was interesting figuring out the protection Alek added, just a time stamp ba (35) 2013_12_28_20:33:33.725 068.150.161.xxx yea it's been around for a while. there are limits (41) 2013_12_28_20:34:16.493 068.227.056.xxx The server sends you a number that you have to send back for CMD to be valid (36) 2013_12_28_20:35:05.973 068.227.056.xxx Years before it was easy, just send the on off command (37) 2013_12_28_20:36:07.212 068.227.056.xxx Next year he might get more complicated just so I can have a challenge! (38) 2013_12_28_20:36:15.576 068.150.161.xxx i see (42) 2013_12_28_20:37:41.863 068.227.056.xxx Just having fun! And really there are big delays anyway so he's got it pretty p (39) 2013_12_28_20:38:22.953 068.227.056.xxx pretty well protected (40 IM's so far today) 2013_12_28_20:38:24.777 068.150.161.xxx yea I do notice the delays (43) 2013_12_28_20:40:10.713 068.150.161.xxx so are you a computer person? IT type? (44) 2013_12_28_20:40:18.404 068.227.056.xxx you can tell there is a random on off routine running on his end (41) 2013_12_28_20:40:49.845 068.150.161.xxx yea I've noticed (45) 2013_12_28_20:42:18.470 068.227.056.xxx Alek if you are reading this you can delete all the programming comments from t (42) 2013_12_28_20:42:41.811 068.150.161.xxx do you work with computers? (46) 2013_12_28_20:43:10.965 068.227.056.xxx from the saved list so it isn't there for a year! (43) 2013_12_28_20:43:47.635 068.150.161.xxx what saved list? (47) 2013_12_28_20:43:59.596 068.227.056.xxx You are working with a computer right now right? (44) 2013_12_28_20:44:52.283 068.227.056.xxx Alek works with computers too! (45) 2013_12_28_20:45:26.909 068.150.161.xxx i mean professionally. programming, etc (48) 2013_12_28_20:45:50.145 068.227.056.xxx Everyone works with computers! Can't get here otherwise (46) 2013_12_28_20:46:25.598 068.150.161.xxx well ya. but some of us, do it for a living. (49) 2013_12_28_20:46:48.587 068.227.056.xxx At the asylum sometimes they forget to lock the comp down (47) 2013_12_28_20:47:46.093 068.227.056.xxx so I drop to terminal when the nurse isn't looking and program perl code (48) 2013_12_28_20:49:15.483 068.150.161.xxx be serious for this moment. you can't seriously by ther (50 IM's so far today) 2013_12_28_20:49:59.059 068.150.161.xxx be there in an asylum. (51) 2013_12_28_20:52:27.114 068.227.056.xxx It's this Autistic but Genius stuff around here (49) 2013_12_28_20:53:27.887 068.150.161.xxx ok. I will take your word fori t (52) 2013_12_28_20:54:18.197 068.227.056.xxx mash up of Forrest Gump, Rain Man, What's Eating Gilbert Grape (50 IM's so far today) 2013_12_28_20:54:41.982 068.150.161.xxx and Homer Simpson (53) 2013_12_28_20:55:35.075 068.227.056.xxx they don't know it but I just stick around for the free food (51) 2013_12_28_20:56:56.341 068.150.161.xxx ah yes free food (54) 2013_12_28_20:57:04.514 068.227.056.xxx why pay rent when it's free? Autistic Genius! (52) 2013_12_28_20:57:38.101 068.150.161.xxx yea absolutely (55) 2013_12_28_20:57:44.019 068.227.056.xxx You should try it! (53) 2013_12_28_20:58:21.888 068.150.161.xxx I dunno... (56) 2013_12_28_20:58:33.373 068.227.056.xxx Nurses are HOT! And SPONGE BATHS! (54) 2013_12_28_21:01:18.960 068.227.056.xxx Sat night you need to get a life! (55) 2013_12_28_21:02:49.530 068.150.161.xxx well I'm done for the night! playing a game now. (57) 2013_12_28_21:03:09.004 068.227.056.xxx I have apt with nurse hottie later! And your taxes pay for it! (56) 2013_12_28_21:04:26.559 068.227.056.xxx Playing games wastes your life away (57) 2013_12_28_21:22:55.028 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Back from a fun dinner party - did you guys keep the lights ON-OFF? ***ALEK*** 2013_12_28_21:24:31.250 068.227.056.xxx Zone 1 was going on off every 10 seconds read back! (58) 2013_12_28_21:33:13.885 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Just tested Zone #1 - goes ON/OFF/ON/OFF - LOL! ***ALEK*** 2013_12_28_21:36:53.895 068.227.056.xxx Read back, had script running, you should delete my comments on the list (59) 2013_12_28_21:53:42.005 068.229.060.xxx Who is nurse hottie? 2013_12_28_21:55:06.409 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** 068: that would be my wife! ***ALEK*** 2013_12_28_21:55:33.983 069.014.170.xxx lol oops! 2013_12_28_21:56:25.099 068.227.056.xxx Hottest nurse in this asylum ! (60 IM's so far today) 2013_12_28_21:56:33.241 068.229.060.xxx Don't stay out too late! 2013_12_28_21:59:58.546 069.014.170.xxx NIGHTY NIGHT!!! 2013_12_28_21:59:58.861 068.229.060.xxx Merry New Year! 2013_12_28_21:59:59:999 068.227.056.xxx LAST POST AS ALWAYS! HAPPY NEW YEAR SOON! (61)