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 2,530 times that day including 1,566 overloads of the system. For those that missed it, here's a log of what was said!
Date_Time IP Address Message 2013_12_29_17:00:11.260 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Last night ... but need to take a few pictures ***ALEK*** 2013_12_29_17:00:30.273 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** X10 Controls will go live by 5:15 - WOOT! ***ALEK*** 2013_12_29_17:00:30.960 069.014.170.xxx punmpkin is dead 2013_12_29_17:01:10.422 109.158.136.xxx Last night :( 2013_12_29_17:01:25.796 067.190.029.xxx Thanks for another great year! 2013_12_29_17:03:08.359 050.133.237.xxx =) Hi 2013_12_29_17:03:09.305 109.158.136.xxx Don't forget to vote! 233 votes so far! 2013_12_29_17:04:47.582 050.133.237.xxx =) Hello. 2013_12_29_17:05:59.742 109.158.136.xxx Is Alek lying on the ground? 2013_12_29_17:07:22.552 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Yea, that was me - taking a picture of NEW stuff I got today! ***ALEK*** 2013_12_29_17:07:55.985 109.158.136.xxx What's new? 2013_12_29_17:09:01.474 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Needs to get a little darker - will post picture on blog later ***ALEK*** 2013_12_29_17:09:15.298 088.189.072.xxx Merry Christmas 2013_12_29_17:09:18.123 093.174.093.xxx hehe waited for the sales eh? good idea! 2013_12_29_17:11:00.810 109.158.136.xxx See you next year for Halloween! 2013_12_29_17:12:51.330 068.150.161.xxx I see that there's some picture taking going oin 2013_12_29_17:13:45.938 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Done taking pictures - control of my house back to the Internet! ***ALEK*** 2013_12_29_17:14:22.512 068.150.161.xxx woo hoo.. LAST NIGHT! 2013_12_29_17:16:17.775 109.158.136.xxx Imagine if we could control your garage. Up and down. 2013_12_29_17:16:34.384 068.150.161.xxx or the indoor lights 2013_12_29_17:17:03.866 109.158.136.xxx Or your car 2013_12_29_17:17:34.059 088.189.072.xxx Vincent Halgrain 2013_12_29_17:17:58.014 068.150.161.xxx who's that? 2013_12_29_17:19:44.111 071.206.101.xxx Have a Happy New Year 2013_12_29_17:19:57.143 093.174.093.xxx ssome creepy peeps on here lol 2013_12_29_17:19:58.890 068.150.161.xxx have a succcessful 2014. 2013_12_29_17:20:09.166 088.189.072.xxx Happy Holidays! 2013_12_29_17:20:42.779 088.189.072.xxx on off 2013_12_29_17:20:55.737 068.150.161.xxx left right 2013_12_29_17:21:01.925 109.158.136.xxx Can you touch the plasma ball for the last time in 2013? 2013_12_29_17:21:25.428 068.150.161.xxx who here is from where?? I'm in Canada.. Alberta 2013_12_29_17:21:32.486 088.189.072.xxx Halloween 2014 ? 2013_12_29_17:22:36.386 068.150.161.xxx that will be the next event but that's sooo far away 2013_12_29_17:24:51.148 068.150.161.xxx hey Alek, I didn't know that in 2006 you had webcams on all night 2013_12_29_17:25:31.960 068.150.161.xxx Christmas Eve through to Christmas day (10 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_17:26:01.115 088.189.072.xxx Webcam will shut down after Sunday evening :( 2013_12_29_17:26:22.059 093.174.093.xxx dare you to lick the plasma ball Alek :-o 2013_12_29_17:27:15.440 109.158.136.xxx They should sell them in mcdonalds. Mcplasmaball 2013_12_29_17:28:39.247 203.213.069.xxx Hi Alek, R U on Facebook? Wouldnt mind sharing notes ? 2013_12_29_17:28:59.764 109.158.136.xxx HOORRRAAAYYY! (10 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_17:29:33.765 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** I put my hands on the Plasma ball - see blog post #165 ***ALEK*** 2013_12_29_17:30:01.791 068.150.161.xxx it's always fun when Alek's on (11) 2013_12_29_17:32:01.306 086.027.156.xxx Santas in his workshop 2013_12_29_17:32:07.761 068.150.161.xxx Simply Having a Wonderful New Years Eve (12) 2013_12_29_17:34:32.316 109.158.136.xxx Goodbye for the last time this year! (11) 2013_12_29_17:36:05.827 088.189.072.xxx Goodbye Alek's :) 2013_12_29_17:38:05.451 068.150.161.xxx I wasn't aware there were more than 1 (13) 2013_12_29_17:40:08.633 068.150.161.xxx it's sad that*** already the last day.. time went so fast (14) 2013_12_29_17:41:01.271 109.158.136.xxx Rude word filters are so funny. (12) 2013_12_29_17:41:30.861 068.150.161.xxx yup. they catch them at the weirdest time (15) 2013_12_29_17:41:47.306 109.158.136.xxx There is a place in the UK called Sc***horpe (13) 2013_12_29_17:43:24.656 093.174.093.xxx and it's full of them lol 2013_12_29_17:43:39.677 068.150.161.xxx a hahahha (16) 2013_12_29_17:44:02.057 109.158.136.xxx Do i see a terminal window alek? (PC) (14) 2013_12_29_17:44:55.041 068.150.161.xxx PC or not PC (17) 2013_12_29_17:45:10.919 109.158.136.xxx Can you plug in the USB Tree? (15) 2013_12_29_17:45:30.675 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** The USB Tree is actually on top of the Lava Lamp ***ALEK*** 2013_12_29_17:45:51.158 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Much easier to see when zone #1 OFF - Raineer Beer Sign ***ALEK*** 2013_12_29_17:46:06.165 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Pictures of the NEW presents posted on the blog! ***ALEK*** 2013_12_29_17:46:07.033 109.158.136.xxx Woops didn't see that one! (16) 2013_12_29_17:48:02.531 109.158.136.xxx You should rename WGG to Watching lights flash! (17) 2013_12_29_17:48:55.911 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** New USB powered Christmas Tree on top of Lava Lamp! ***ALEK*** 2013_12_29_17:49:07.042 068.150.161.xxx ahhhh right on (18) 2013_12_29_17:51:01.269 068.150.161.xxx It's raining in New york right now (19) 2013_12_29_17:51:27.978 068.171.187.xxx Is Cam 1 down or is it on my end? 2013_12_29_17:51:41.969 109.158.136.xxx I am a mind reader. I predict alek is editing pictures. (18) 2013_12_29_17:52:08.100 068.150.161.xxx he may just be doing that (20 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_17:53:19.496 109.158.136.xxx I predict he likes Christmas! (19) 2013_12_29_17:53:55.959 068.150.161.xxx hard to not predict that (21) 2013_12_29_17:54:02.216 109.158.136.xxx TERMINAL window!!!! (20 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_17:54:07.012 068.171.187.xxx I predict there is a Corona in his future! 2013_12_29_17:54:17.997 068.150.161.xxx many (22) 2013_12_29_17:54:49.796 109.158.136.xxx Terminal window!!!! I am sure of it! (21) 2013_12_29_17:55:11.719 068.150.161.xxx where you from Mind Reader? (23) 2013_12_29_17:55:20.874 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** New USB powered Christmas Tree picture added to blog ***ALEK*** 2013_12_29_17:55:46.923 109.158.136.xxx The United Mind Reading Kingdom UMRK for short (22) 2013_12_29_17:57:22.184 109.158.136.xxx Terminal! (23) 2013_12_29_17:57:31.476 068.150.161.xxx UMRK huh? (24) 2013_12_29_17:58:37.268 068.150.161.xxx Hummer (25) 2013_12_29_17:59:01.927 109.158.136.xxx Do you have a terminal window open? (24) 2013_12_29_18:00:12.211 071.114.163.xxx hello alek 2013_12_29_18:01:29.713 068.150.161.xxx anyone up for a game? (26) 2013_12_29_18:01:43.956 109.158.136.xxx I like my terminals! LXTerminal Cmd etc! (25) 2013_12_29_18:02:37.716 068.150.161.xxx Airport Terminals... (27) 2013_12_29_18:02:44.377 071.114.163.xxx how r u alek 2013_12_29_18:03:18.152 109.158.136.xxx No airports. Only windows and linux (26) 2013_12_29_18:03:42.041 068.150.161.xxx Apple? (28) 2013_12_29_18:04:41.492 109.158.136.xxx Not really (27) 2013_12_29_18:05:01.896 068.150.161.xxx take a bite... Apple! (29) 2013_12_29_18:05:29.005 071.114.163.xxx lol 2013_12_29_18:05:33.290 109.158.136.xxx MR Terminal has to go now. See u next year! (28) 2013_12_29_18:06:10.442 068.150.161.xxx well, take it easy (30 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_18:06:45.593 109.158.136.xxx Don't worry i'll take a bite! (29) 2013_12_29_18:07:33.252 068.150.161.xxx I wonder, is last post guy here yet? (31) 2013_12_29_18:08:28.504 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Last post today is the last post of the season ... HO-HO-HO! ***ALEK*** 2013_12_29_18:08:44.078 068.150.161.xxx that's funny.. (32) 2013_12_29_18:10:51.383 068.150.161.xxx I'm guessing that a lot of people just have the site on and don't***ch (33) 2013_12_29_18:13:14.004 068.150.161.xxx how else could 43 people be here and hardly any activity? (34) 2013_12_29_18:18:49.606 068.150.161.xxx is there anyone here that is talking? (35) 2013_12_29_18:21:56.308 068.150.161.xxx this truly is the best fun place (36) 2013_12_29_18:26:17.083 093.174.093.xxx yabbadabbadooooooo! 2013_12_29_18:28:07.068 068.150.161.xxx I Am the Lizard Queen!! (37) 2013_12_29_18:31:38.437 072.200.220.xxx We are the music-makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams 2013_12_29_18:32:09.605 068.150.161.xxx yes of course we are (38) 2013_12_29_18:37:52.862 096.002.098.xxx See ya next year!!!!! 2013_12_29_18:38:11.207 068.150.161.xxx in 54 hours! (39) 2013_12_29_18:43:53.334 068.150.161.xxx anyone out there? (40 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_18:43:46.993 075.114.237.xxx i like the balloon boy 2013_12_29_18:45:37.035 068.227.056.xxx I for one am glad we are done with SKINNY, creepy, spooky, stalker santa ! 2013_12_29_18:45:57.818 068.150.161.xxx oh please.... (41) 2013_12_29_18:46:47.289 068.227.056.xxx It's wee man! 2013_12_29_18:47:27.716 068.150.161.xxx he's a good guy. he does this for fun and for Charity (42) 2013_12_29_18:47:40.362 068.227.056.xxx KEEP VOTING KOMAR! Contest ends ends December 31, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. EST 2013_12_29_18:48:18.210 075.001.156.xxx Happy Newyear 2013_12_29_18:48:24.280 068.150.161.xxx how's it going Mr. Last Post? (43) 2013_12_29_18:48:41.895 075.001.156.xxx good 2013_12_29_18:49:09.003 068.150.161.xxx it's better than good, it's Great! (44) 2013_12_29_18:49:49.855 068.227.056.xxx Florence and The Machine - No light, No light - youtube listen GOOD SONG 2013_12_29_18:50:27.781 068.150.161.xxx perhaps later (45) 2013_12_29_18:51:22.619 068.227.056.xxx Macs run a Linux like OS but simpletons have to find the terminal :( 2013_12_29_18:51:58.101 075.001.156.xxx Go Americorps NCCC 2013_12_29_18:51:59.370 068.150.161.xxx I'd rather watch Father of the Bride on Youtube (46) 2013_12_29_18:55:03.056 068.227.056.xxx After tonight you can go get a life! 2013_12_29_18:55:25.552 068.150.161.xxx when I'm vacationing and doing nothing, this is fun (47) 2013_12_29_18:57:10.468 068.150.161.xxx I have a life, I just choose to do this with it (48) 2013_12_29_19:00:14.585 083.040.254.xxx Merry christmas from Bilbao! :D 2013_12_29_19:00:55.126 083.040.254.xxx Merry Christmas from Bilbao! :D 2013_12_29_19:01:21.490 068.150.161.xxx hi there.. where is Bilbao? (49) 2013_12_29_19:04:33.231 083.040.254.xxx In the Basque Country! ___D 2013_12_29_19:05:32.248 068.150.161.xxx i'm not sure where that is off hand.. (50 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_19:06:14.830 072.092.067.xxx Awwww. Last Night. :( 2013_12_29_19:07:06.650 068.150.161.xxx yea I know. I think it is shutting it down based on weather.. (51) 2013_12_29_19:07:38.012 068.150.161.xxx but if the weather is good I think he should reconsider (52) 2013_12_29_19:07:42.957 072.092.067.xxx Is bad weather coming? 2013_12_29_19:08:05.154 068.150.161.xxx but i'm grateful he does it anyway so i'm happy it's on now (53) 2013_12_29_19:08:22.892 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Actually, warm weather is coming - much nicer to take down in that! ***ALEK*** 2013_12_29_19:08:29.252 072.092.067.xxx I couldn't agree more! 2013_12_29_19:08:54.050 072.092.067.xxx Oh, that makes sense too 2013_12_29_19:09:30.332 068.150.161.xxx sometimes when you have good weather, and bad is coming... (54) 2013_12_29_19:09:48.577 072.092.067.xxx I waited for good weather to put my own lights up. 2013_12_29_19:09:57.040 068.150.161.xxx you need to take advantage of it (55) 2013_12_29_19:10:30.335 068.150.161.xxx yea I was lucky. I got the lights up Nov 30th. (56) 2013_12_29_19:10:31.163 072.092.067.xxx Absolutely! It's been real snowy here. Don't know when I 'll tear down. 2013_12_29_19:11:11.851 068.150.161.xxx imagine if Alek was in Arizona. he could do the lights even more (57) 2013_12_29_19:12:26.351 068.150.161.xxx but honestly, IMO Christmas lights aren't right without Snow (58) 2013_12_29_19:12:57.528 068.150.161.xxx do you agree? (59) 2013_12_29_19:13:15.846 072.092.067.xxx Christmas lights are always right in December. IMHO 2013_12_29_19:13:38.661 068.150.161.xxx yea but like the Great Christmas Light fight show. they were (60 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_19:13:47.760 072.092.067.xxx Snow makes them more magical of course. 2013_12_29_19:14:04.025 068.150.161.xxx they were all in warm weather and done earlier. (61) 2013_12_29_19:14:26.660 072.092.067.xxx One of the winners of that show lives in my area. 2013_12_29_19:14:46.030 068.150.161.xxx oh really? did you see any of it in person? (62) 2013_12_29_19:15:01.385 072.092.067.xxx Can't find the house though! They don't list their addy! (10 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_19:15:49.540 068.150.161.xxx those people focus way too much on quantity and pizzaz (63) 2013_12_29_19:16:33.729 072.092.067.xxx I'm NOT a fan of lights and music. (11) 2013_12_29_19:17:07.893 072.092.067.xxx There's a crazy Christmas house near me... (12) 2013_12_29_19:17:39.234 072.092.067.xxx At an intersection. Surprised there hasn't been an accident. (13) 2013_12_29_19:18:19.297 072.092.067.xxx I'd hate to be their neighbor! (14) 2013_12_29_19:21:51.234 072.092.067.xxx Ahh! Think I've just found it! (15) 2013_12_29_19:22:54.852 068.150.161.xxx you did?? (64) 2013_12_29_19:23:25.052 072.092.067.xxx Found a local tv story which gives me enough info! (16) 2013_12_29_19:23:26.836 068.150.161.xxx I'd sure like to see it.. (65) 2013_12_29_19:24:55.916 068.150.161.xxx where I live there's a large street where they show lights (66) 2013_12_29_19:25:22.454 072.092.067.xxx Check out The Macrina Family on ABC's website. Dec24. (17) 2013_12_29_19:25:32.511 068.150.161.xxx a few hundred homes with Christmas Lights (67) 2013_12_29_19:25:53.092 072.092.067.xxx That sounds cool! (18) 2013_12_29_19:27:25.862 068.150.161.xxx yea they call it Candy Cane Lane. it's been run for a long time (68) 2013_12_29_19:28:10.164 068.150.161.xxx Located in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. goes for about 40 days (69) 2013_12_29_19:28:59.928 068.150.161.xxx 40 days (70 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_19:29:19.161 072.092.067.xxx Neato! (19) 2013_12_29_19:29:44.084 068.150.161.xxx yea, back in the 80's when power costs were low... (71) 2013_12_29_19:30:18.590 068.150.161.xxx it was absolutely the best! so many lights and stuff. wow (72) 2013_12_29_19:30:51.406 068.150.161.xxx then, in the mid 90's the cost of power went up and people got (73) 2013_12_29_19:31:29.026 068.150.161.xxx older, the lights weren't as awesome and people moved or died (74) 2013_12_29_19:32:05.144 068.150.161.xxx or they die off. now it really isn't quite as it used to be and.. (75) 2013_12_29_19:32:20.921 072.092.067.xxx Awww, that's a shame. (20 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_19:32:34.619 068.150.161.xxx Edmonton doesn't subsidize the costs.. for Christmas (76) 2013_12_29_19:32:51.976 072.092.067.xxx We had several blocks that luminaries Christmas Eve (21) 2013_12_29_19:33:23.670 072.092.067.xxx No one is left to do that anymore. :( (22) 2013_12_29_19:33:41.968 068.150.161.xxx i see. well where I live, 15 mins west of Edmonton... (77) 2013_12_29_19:34:09.626 174.116.212.xxx Hey this is cool! 2013_12_29_19:34:14.481 068.150.161.xxx our little city does a really nice fancy lights set up (78) 2013_12_29_19:34:56.571 068.150.161.xxx but most of the houses are pretty ordinary, nothing too fancy (79) 2013_12_29_19:35:30.789 072.092.067.xxx Sometimes simple is really nice too. (23) 2013_12_29_19:35:58.736 068.150.161.xxx yea I agree. Alek i'm sure when he first started had a lot less (80 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_19:37:50.183 068.150.161.xxx could you imagine Alek's house covered in 500,000 lights? (81) 2013_12_29_19:38:27.742 072.092.067.xxx You mean he doesn't have 500,000 now? Hehe! (24) 2013_12_29_19:38:41.479 068.150.161.xxx no, he's under 25,000. (82) 2013_12_29_19:39:00.218 072.092.067.xxx I'm just teasing. :) (25) 2013_12_29_19:39:40.350 068.150.161.xxx so imagine his house.. with another 475,000 (83) 2013_12_29_19:40:18.346 068.227.056.xxx KEEP VOTING KOMAR! Contest ends ends December 31, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. EST 2013_12_29_19:40:34.525 072.092.067.xxx His display is fine the way it is. I do recall when it was less. (26) 2013_12_29_19:41:20.088 072.092.067.xxx Yes! Keep voting for KOMAR by Dec 31st! (27) 2013_12_29_19:41:21.153 068.150.161.xxx oh i know, don't get me wrong. it's fabulous. but just think.. (84) 2013_12_29_19:42:14.305 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Half a million lights would be AWESOME! ***ALEK*** 2013_12_29_19:42:28.070 068.150.161.xxx Alek!, imagine if you had to put out 500,000 lights??? (85) 2013_12_29_19:43:03.090 072.092.067.xxx You'd have to put them up though!!! (28) 2013_12_29_19:43:22.430 068.150.161.xxx I'd pesonally come there to a**ist him. (86) 2013_12_29_19:44:25.181 068.150.161.xxx Personally. I mean. it's a lot of work (87) 2013_12_29_19:45:57.875 072.092.067.xxx I like when Alek makes big drawings with lights on the grass (29) 2013_12_29_19:46:24.315 072.092.067.xxx I'm thinking of the big snowman (30 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_19:46:41.451 068.150.161.xxx you like him? (88) 2013_12_29_19:46:47.734 072.092.067.xxx And the "ho ho" (31) 2013_12_29_19:47:46.564 068.150.161.xxx of course (89) 2013_12_29_19:49:01.964 072.092.067.xxx Well, I'm going to get going. Thanks for the Lights, Alek! (32) 2013_12_29_19:49:08.205 068.150.161.xxx aww (90 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_19:50:10.258 072.092.067.xxx Always enjoyable talking to nice folk as well! (33) 2013_12_29_19:50:35.283 068.150.161.xxx yup, that's the fun with this place too (91) 2013_12_29_19:51:13.587 072.092.067.xxx Have a Happy New Year too! :) (34) 2013_12_29_19:52:09.709 068.150.161.xxx you too (92) 2013_12_29_19:54:20.789 068.150.161.xxx everything turns out nice again! (93) 2013_12_29_19:54:22.055 069.014.170.xxx Alek have you ever given any thought about using the Light o Rama software they 2013_12_29_19:57:29.970 068.150.161.xxx Alek does so much for this set up. imagine ... (94) 2013_12_29_19:58:41.108 072.200.060.xxx who dat!!! 2013_12_29_19:58:53.074 068.150.161.xxx who me? (95) 2013_12_29_19:59:42.118 072.200.060.xxx N.O. to the super bowl!! 2013_12_29_19:59:58.004 068.150.161.xxx in your dreams (96) 2013_12_29_20:00:38.699 047.054.187.xxx Norbert hatched & set Hagrids beard on fire :O 2013_12_29_20:01:12.763 068.150.161.xxx you watching Harry Potter? (97) 2013_12_29_20:01:32.403 047.054.187.xxx Flipping channels :) 2013_12_29_20:01:45.947 068.150.161.xxx oh ok. haha (98) 2013_12_29_20:02:27.093 068.150.161.xxx I'm watching Up (99) 2013_12_29_20:02:57.202 047.054.187.xxx Ah with the talking dog 2013_12_29_20:03:24.559 068.150.161.xxx yea.. that one (100 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_20:04:59.836 047.054.187.xxx I hate taking down X-mas stuff, it's depressing 2013_12_29_20:05:17.827 068.150.161.xxx ya I know. Alek should just "pretend" it's down.. haha (101) 2013_12_29_20:05:50.187 069.014.170.xxx LOL, I agree! You take all of that time and determination to do everything, and 2013_12_29_20:06:08.573 047.054.187.xxx January needs to be canceled..crappy month 2013_12_29_20:06:42.743 068.150.161.xxx yea no kidding. go right to February (102) 2013_12_29_20:07:00.009 069.014.170.xxx I agree with that too - January is such a cold and crummy month, can't do anyth 2013_12_29_20:07:19.717 047.054.187.xxx Yep, controllable Valentines lights ___) 2013_12_29_20:07:32.605 068.150.161.xxx oh that would be so cool. (103) 2013_12_29_20:07:58.593 047.054.187.xxx Then Saint Patricks day 2013_12_29_20:08:32.106 068.150.161.xxx a little tougher but could still be done! (104) 2013_12_29_20:08:56.826 069.014.170.xxx Once the trees start turning green, and the flowers blooming, I'll be happy :) 2013_12_29_20:09:23.009 068.150.161.xxx Easter Lights and inflatables. Easter bunny (105) 2013_12_29_20:09:25.489 069.014.170.xxx GOTTA THINK POSITIVE! LOL 2013_12_29_20:10:10.140 069.014.170.xxx Then we can watch the grass grow, and maybe a quick cutting of that grass by Al 2013_12_29_20:10:19.655 068.150.161.xxx Independance day Lights! with red white and blue inflatables (106) 2013_12_29_20:10:49.686 047.054.187.xxx Controllable fireworks ! 2013_12_29_20:11:01.175 068.150.161.xxx yea that would be funny (107) 2013_12_29_20:11:23.173 069.014.170.xxx I'm looking forward to cutting the grass! Lot better than shoveling the snow! L 2013_12_29_20:11:40.897 068.150.161.xxx I just want to see grass and flowers (108) 2013_12_29_20:11:53.321 069.014.170.xxx CHRISTMAS LIGHTS COMING DOWN, LAWN MOWER COMES OUT!! 2013_12_29_20:12:48.281 070.238.200.xxx Tonight's the last night? Awww 2013_12_29_20:12:54.300 068.150.161.xxx well, maybe not the next day.. (109) 2013_12_29_20:13:22.025 068.150.161.xxx yea I know.. I was hoping they'd be up till the 31st. but well (110 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_20:13:34.606 069.014.170.xxx Maybe we can talk Alek into putting his backyard webcam online so we can watch (10 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_20:13:39.699 047.054.187.xxx I want an inflatable Tardis & Daleks ! 2013_12_29_20:14:23.652 069.014.170.xxx Alek: whatcha say? WGG x 2? :-D (11) 2013_12_29_20:14:57.303 068.150.161.xxx no sense in pushing it. I'm sure he's eager to get it all down (111) 2013_12_29_20:15:29.788 069.014.170.xxx Alek: I seen that smile, I know you're game for it! LOL (12) 2013_12_29_20:16:20.040 068.150.161.xxx well we did get the lights 2 day longer than last year (112) 2013_12_29_20:17:11.168 047.054.187.xxx It always seems to go so fast after X-mas (10 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_20:17:12.360 069.014.170.xxx Yeah, how did we manage to pull THAT off? LOL (13) 2013_12_29_20:17:57.312 068.150.161.xxx because last year a big storm came and he didn't want to deal (113) 2013_12_29_20:18:33.511 068.150.161.xxx with all the snow (114) 2013_12_29_20:18:53.317 069.014.170.xxx Alek: you should keep your display up and active until at least after New Years! (14) 2013_12_29_20:19:07.071 047.054.187.xxx Yeah my inflatables get stuck outside till spring every year (11) 2013_12_29_20:19:57.889 069.014.170.xxx Well, if theres snow on the ground, I'm not pulling my ladder out, so i can ima (15) 2013_12_29_20:20:41.321 047.054.187.xxx Yep not worth getting hurt (12) 2013_12_29_20:21:28.899 068.150.161.xxx we could always donate some lights and inflatables to Alek (115) 2013_12_29_20:22:19.842 075.114.237.xxx all you have to do is look alek up in the whitepages online and he is listed 2013_12_29_20:22:29.956 069.014.170.xxx swap out his old lights for some LEDs - watch his power bill go down! (16) 2013_12_29_20:22:52.792 068.150.161.xxx he'd never say no to free lights.. :) (116) 2013_12_29_20:23:44.445 069.014.170.xxx who would? (17) 2013_12_29_20:23:57.736 068.150.161.xxx Mr. Scrooge (117) 2013_12_29_20:24:20.005 069.014.170.xxx haha (18) 2013_12_29_20:25:55.728 069.014.170.xxx christmas lights are done -- now to maybe go to florida till it gets warm again (19) 2013_12_29_20:26:32.975 068.150.161.xxx why Florida? why not CalIfornIA (118) 2013_12_29_20:27:06.139 069.014.170.xxx I prefer palm trees over earthquakes lol (20 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_20:27:33.226 068.150.161.xxx yea you have a good point. not everyone wants to deal with those (119) 2013_12_29_20:28:06.193 069.014.170.xxx but then again you have hurricanes in florida - but i guess you gotta take the (21) 2013_12_29_20:28:54.728 068.150.161.xxx Arizona.. no earthquakes.. no hurricanes (120 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_20:29:21.086 069.014.170.xxx yeah, just the desert (22) 2013_12_29_20:30:24.817 068.150.161.xxx but*** warm and sunny (121) 2013_12_29_20:31:20.176 068.150.161.xxx no crazy California rich people and celebrities either (122) 2013_12_29_20:32:22.652 068.150.161.xxx if you like hockey, you can watch it in Arizona. (123) 2013_12_29_20:32:52.996 069.014.170.xxx how? the ice melts (23) 2013_12_29_20:33:07.302 068.150.161.xxx it's indoors (124) 2013_12_29_20:33:51.801 069.014.170.xxx the phoenix coyotes always seemed to have crummy ice though (24) 2013_12_29_20:34:21.789 068.150.161.xxx yea I know.. (125) 2013_12_29_20:34:51.622 068.150.161.xxx cheap tickets (126) 2013_12_29_20:35:37.564 068.150.161.xxx you ever been North to Canada? (127) 2013_12_29_20:38:49.000 068.150.161.xxx it is really nice up here, pretty much anywhere you go (128) 2013_12_29_20:41:01.962 068.171.187.xxx Nice lights again this year. Happy New Year and see you in October! 2013_12_29_20:41:22.773 068.150.161.xxx well, visit his watching Grass Grow page too (129) 2013_12_29_20:42:47.021 070.238.200.xxx I always forget about that one, haha 2013_12_29_20:43:03.483 068.150.161.xxx I miss the days when this place was crazy (130 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_20:45:08.734 070.238.200.xxx It got pretty intense on Christmas day at least :) 2013_12_29_20:45:36.433 068.150.161.xxx you should have been here on the 22nd and 23rd.. oh my (131) 2013_12_29_20:45:56.055 070.238.200.xxx But yeah we need another "Slashdot effect" type of event haha 2013_12_29_20:46:33.604 069.014.170.xxx are you nuts?! (25) 2013_12_29_20:47:58.502 068.150.161.xxx well slash dot isn't so bad, it's the other group (132) 2013_12_29_20:48:21.984 069.014.170.xxx oops, you're right (26) 2013_12_29_20:48:42.118 068.150.161.xxx the group that got so bad they had their name banned (133) 2013_12_29_20:50:06.993 068.150.161.xxx perhaps a little internet exposure and this site could be busy (134) 2013_12_29_20:50:48.576 069.014.170.xxx oh, it gets busy (27) 2013_12_29_20:51:15.589 068.150.161.xxx yea but if you look back at the 2006 and 2007? that was busy (135) 2013_12_29_20:52:20.736 069.014.170.xxx Alek: you need your own WGG Facebook page :) (28) 2013_12_29_20:54:42.509 068.150.161.xxx I think he sorta has a page. I have seen it but he doesn't run it (136) 2013_12_29_20:55:22.975 069.014.170.xxx Alek??????? (29) 2013_12_29_20:55:48.499 068.150.161.xxx I think he's busy doing work... (137) 2013_12_29_20:57:02.622 069.014.170.xxx He should be attentive to his visitors tonight - its the last night of the disp (30 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_20:58:07.370 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Sorry, trying to do some paperwork for the wife ... ***ALEK*** 2013_12_29_20:58:16.798 068.150.161.xxx well, he does but he has other stuff going on (138) 2013_12_29_20:58:38.997 069.014.170.xxx you were right! My ap**ogies Alek! (31) 2013_12_29_21:00:42.842 068.150.161.xxx Alek is one hard working guy (139) 2013_12_29_21:02:09.636 069.014.170.xxx ______EATS KFC______ BBBUUURRRRPPP!!! (32) 2013_12_29_21:02:23.678 068.150.161.xxx eat more Celery and less KFC (140 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_21:03:06.707 067.233.069.xxx who wants to play a game 2013_12_29_21:03:25.732 068.150.161.xxx what game is that? (141) 2013_12_29_21:03:37.445 067.233.069.xxx simon says 2013_12_29_21:03:53.102 068.150.161.xxx ok, I'm game for it (142) 2013_12_29_21:04:37.498 067.233.069.xxx ok simon says to turn off the green ho 2013_12_29_21:05:14.443 067.233.069.xxx turn off the red ho 2013_12_29_21:05:18.702 068.150.161.xxx done (143) 2013_12_29_21:05:52.995 067.233.069.xxx turn on the red ho 2013_12_29_21:06:12.050 068.150.161.xxx I have turned it on (144) 2013_12_29_21:06:31.623 067.233.069.xxx ooooooo i didnt say simon says 2013_12_29_21:07:01.909 068.150.161.xxx darn!!! (145) 2013_12_29_21:07:28.688 067.233.069.xxx ok simon says to turn elmo off 2013_12_29_21:08:01.978 067.233.069.xxx good so far. turn on elmo 2013_12_29_21:08:14.086 068.150.161.xxx nice try (146) 2013_12_29_21:08:39.059 067.233.069.xxx now u be simon 2013_12_29_21:08:52.515 068.150.161.xxx sure.. ok (147) 2013_12_29_21:09:12.509 067.233.069.xxx im ready (10 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_21:09:21.894 068.150.161.xxx Simon Says Deflat the snowglobe, Heli (148) 2013_12_29_21:09:58.743 068.150.161.xxx Simon says Inflate the Sidewalk (149) 2013_12_29_21:10:42.750 068.150.161.xxx Inflate the Burrito Reindeer (150 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_21:11:01.862 067.233.069.xxx almost got me (11) 2013_12_29_21:11:24.202 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Careful inflating the Burrito Reindeer - he already has g*** ***ALEK*** 2013_12_29_21:11:31.129 068.150.161.xxx close call (151) 2013_12_29_21:11:58.380 068.150.161.xxx Simon Says make the yard Dark (152) 2013_12_29_21:12:30.251 069.014.170.xxx less than 1 hour remains in the 2013 Christmas Season! :( (33) 2013_12_29_21:12:42.578 068.150.161.xxx boooo (153) 2013_12_29_21:13:15.753 067.233.069.xxx almost done (12) 2013_12_29_21:13:48.413 067.233.069.xxx somebody is messin me up (13) 2013_12_29_21:14:09.314 068.150.161.xxx ok hold on (154) 2013_12_29_21:14:21.585 047.054.187.xxx Grotto tree dot com check it (13) 2013_12_29_21:14:45.055 067.233.069.xxx what is that (14) 2013_12_29_21:15:24.949 047.054.187.xxx A tree u can control (14) 2013_12_29_21:15:38.175 067.233.069.xxx oh ok (15) 2013_12_29_21:16:12.527 068.150.161.xxx I wasn't sure that was still going this late (155) 2013_12_29_21:16:32.018 067.233.069.xxx r u still simon (16) 2013_12_29_21:16:51.740 068.150.161.xxx yup (156) 2013_12_29_21:17:10.719 047.054.187.xxx I'm Heat. Miser (15) 2013_12_29_21:17:17.297 068.150.161.xxx Simon Says deflate the Frosty Family (157) 2013_12_29_21:17:30.103 067.233.069.xxx ok this is a random question but have u ever played an instument (17) 2013_12_29_21:17:57.657 068.150.161.xxx yes I have (158) 2013_12_29_21:18:23.553 068.150.161.xxx turn on the Sidewalk (159) 2013_12_29_21:18:25.595 067.233.069.xxx i am in 8th and i play the flute and piccolo (18) 2013_12_29_21:18:57.423 068.150.161.xxx how long did it take for you to learn ? (160 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_21:19:15.987 067.233.069.xxx about a few days (19) 2013_12_29_21:19:29.459 068.150.161.xxx Simon says turn off Balloon Boy and homer (161) 2013_12_29_21:20:25.751 068.150.161.xxx turn on 12 ft Santa (162) 2013_12_29_21:20:48.915 067.233.069.xxx almost got me again (20 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_21:21:11.330 068.150.161.xxx Simon Says Turn on homer Simpson (163) 2013_12_29_21:22:54.027 068.150.161.xxx turn off Burrito Reindeer (164) 2013_12_29_21:23:25.749 067.233.069.xxx what instument do u play! (21) 2013_12_29_21:24:14.246 068.150.161.xxx I used to play the Trumpet. started in Gr 7. till gr 9 (165) 2013_12_29_21:24:44.925 067.233.069.xxx cool how long did it take for u to learn (22) 2013_12_29_21:24:47.261 068.150.161.xxx Simon Says Deflate Giant Frosty Dude (166) 2013_12_29_21:25:14.363 068.150.161.xxx I believe it took a couple weeks (167) 2013_12_29_21:25:31.504 067.233.069.xxx yeah it looks harder (23) 2013_12_29_21:25:42.082 068.150.161.xxx Simon Says Turn off both Ho's (168) 2013_12_29_21:26:06.973 068.150.161.xxx trn off Balloon bo (169) 2013_12_29_21:26:44.097 067.233.069.xxx darn u got me (24) 2013_12_29_21:27:11.258 068.150.161.xxx hehe (170 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_21:27:35.335 067.233.069.xxx u win (25) 2013_12_29_21:28:01.805 068.150.161.xxx so what else can we do for 33 minutes? (171) 2013_12_29_21:28:24.278 067.233.069.xxx idk (26) 2013_12_29_21:29:19.940 067.233.069.xxx u got any ideas (27) 2013_12_29_21:29:58.036 068.150.161.xxx well there is something where you try and keep lights off or on (172) 2013_12_29_21:30:27.424 067.233.069.xxx ok how do u play (28) 2013_12_29_21:30:48.852 068.150.161.xxx well you start by turning off everything (173) 2013_12_29_21:31:18.533 068.150.161.xxx and then see how long you can keep it off (174) 2013_12_29_21:32:18.851 067.233.069.xxx ok it sounds fun (29) 2013_12_29_21:32:49.287 068.150.161.xxx yea it is. workts better when there's more people (175) 2013_12_29_21:33:13.892 067.233.069.xxx we should have enough (30 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_21:34:16.360 067.233.069.xxx r we teady (31) 2013_12_29_21:34:29.179 068.150.161.xxx yes.. ready, go!! (176) 2013_12_29_21:35:58.219 067.233.069.xxx somebody keeps turning them on (32) 2013_12_29_21:36:15.418 068.150.161.xxx well ya. you have to keep them off (177) 2013_12_29_21:37:46.950 067.233.069.xxx another random question r u a girl or guy (33) 2013_12_29_21:37:55.627 068.150.161.xxx I am male (178) 2013_12_29_21:38:38.359 067.233.069.xxx ur fun to play with (34) 2013_12_29_21:39:10.829 068.150.161.xxx I am kind of a kid at heart :) (179) 2013_12_29_21:39:44.669 067.233.069.xxx im 13 and i still act like a kid (35) 2013_12_29_21:40:53.340 068.150.161.xxx 13 is still pretty young. lots of time left before you have to grow up (180 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_21:41:29.368 067.233.069.xxx i know ___) (36) 2013_12_29_21:41:59.580 068.150.161.xxx its times like this you need to enjoy (181) 2013_12_29_21:42:08.042 067.233.069.xxx where r u from (37) 2013_12_29_21:42:25.755 067.233.069.xxx i will (38) 2013_12_29_21:42:50.706 067.233.069.xxx dont worry (39) 2013_12_29_21:43:25.579 068.150.161.xxx a City called Edmonton, Alberta .. in Canada (182) 2013_12_29_21:44:33.546 068.150.161.xxx it's not really a HUGE city. but it has about 800,000 (183) 2013_12_29_21:45:36.522 067.233.069.xxx i kinda like canadian people like u (40 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_21:46:14.299 068.150.161.xxx well there are a lot of us (184) 2013_12_29_21:46:26.633 069.014.170.xxx 15 minutes left!! :( (34) 2013_12_29_21:46:44.841 067.233.069.xxx especially ur french (41) 2013_12_29_21:47:09.901 068.150.161.xxx my french? (185) 2013_12_29_21:47:27.109 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** So who is going to get the last LAST post of 2013?!? ***ALEK*** 2013_12_29_21:47:34.243 067.233.069.xxx some people speak french (42) 2013_12_29_21:47:49.862 069.014.170.xxx ME ME ME ME (35) 2013_12_29_21:48:20.777 067.233.069.xxx no me me me me me me me me m e (43) 2013_12_29_21:49:44.089 068.150.161.xxx ohh.. yea I don't. but yes we have a lot that do (186) 2013_12_29_21:50:04.402 067.233.069.xxx oh ok (44) 2013_12_29_21:50:28.823 070.178.076.xxx thanks again Alek 2013_12_29_21:50:32.488 068.150.161.xxx have you been here yet? (187) 2013_12_29_21:50:57.709 067.233.069.xxx no but i want to. what is ur name (45) 2013_12_29_21:51:14.847 068.150.161.xxx my name is Russ. (188) 2013_12_29_21:51:36.968 067.233.069.xxx cool name my name is ashley (46) 2013_12_29_21:52:09.436 069.014.170.xxx 8 MINUTES LEFT! :( (36) 2013_12_29_21:52:13.508 068.150.161.xxx well, you seem to be smart and a good person. (189) 2013_12_29_21:52:44.114 067.233.069.xxx thank u . u r a good and sweet person (47) 2013_12_29_21:53:21.004 068.150.161.xxx I say work hard in school, do what makes you happy no matter (190 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_21:53:42.689 067.233.069.xxx yes that is true (48) 2013_12_29_21:53:52.033 068.150.161.xxx who tells you otherwise. but do listen to good advice. (191) 2013_12_29_21:54:09.825 069.014.170.xxx 7 MINUTES LEFT! :( (37) 2013_12_29_21:54:18.423 067.233.069.xxx i like u (49) 2013_12_29_21:54:36.748 069.014.170.xxx 6 MINUTES LEFT! :( (38) 2013_12_29_21:54:46.652 068.150.161.xxx well i have good intentions. (192) 2013_12_29_21:55:02.154 067.233.069.xxx i know u do (50 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_21:55:18.714 070.238.200.xxx Thanks Alek, see you in 2014! 2013_12_29_21:55:46.091 067.233.069.xxx no i really like u (51) 2013_12_29_21:56:08.426 069.014.170.xxx 5 MINUTES LEFT! :( (39) 2013_12_29_21:56:35.879 068.150.161.xxx well thanks. hopefully next year you come back for the Halloween (193) 2013_12_29_21:57:00.372 068.150.161.xxx the Halloween and Christmas lights Alek does (194) 2013_12_29_21:57:35.486 067.233.069.xxx i will (52) 2013_12_29_21:58:00.408 067.233.069.xxx i will miss u until next year (53) 2013_12_29_21:58:01.996 069.014.170.xxx 3 MINUTES LEFT! :( (40 IM's so far today) 2013_12_29_21:58:02.934 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Yea, Christmas Lights will be back next year ... and a warmup at Halloween! ***ALEK*** 2013_12_29_21:58:24.730 068.150.161.xxx hey Alek.. any new ideas for next year??? (195) 2013_12_29_21:58:45.826 067.233.069.xxx i will miss u (54) 2013_12_29_21:58:52.087 024.003.239.xxx good night! 2013_12_29_21:58:55.981 069.014.170.xxx 2 MINUTES LEFT! :( (41) 2013_12_29_21:58:58.299 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** And we're coming down to the wire for the last post! ***ALEK*** 2013_12_29_21:59:02.924 068.150.161.xxx hehehe. you'll forget me soon enough (196) 2013_12_29_21:59:15.455 047.054.187.xxx Grotto tree still live (16) 2013_12_29_21:59:17.035 067.233.069.xxx no i wont (55) 2013_12_29_21:59:30.795 069.014.170.xxx LAST MINUTE OF THE SEASON! NOOOOOO!!!!!!! (42) 2013_12_29_21:59:47.649 067.233.069.xxx russ dont go (56) 2013_12_29_21:59:58.772 070.238.200.xxx Last post is mine, happy 2014!