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 2,436 times that day including 996 overloads of the system. For those that missed it, here's a log of what was said!
Date_Time IP Address Message 2014_12_01_17:00:08.605 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Christmas 2014 begins! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_01_17:00:49.243 068.040.236.xxx YAY! 2014_12_01_17:00:51.131 050.190.128.xxx yay! 2014_12_01_17:01:58.831 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Wife on the way home - have to pull the garage inflatables ***ALEK*** 2014_12_01_17:02:23.378 068.040.236.xxx Alek, why do you have the display set to shut off at 9 PM instead of 10 PM? 2014_12_01_17:02:40.754 068.106.030.xxx Greetings from WE7GV 2014_12_01_17:03:04.047 068.040.236.xxx 73 to WE7GV 2014_12_01_17:03:44.969 082.040.164.xxx My sister has celiac disease, so this is a lovely website! 2014_12_01_17:04:44.185 135.023.165.xxx M is Hot 2014_12_01_17:06:55.639 068.106.030.xxx Greetings from Green Valley, AZ 2014_12_01_17:06:59.177 068.040.236.xxx who is M 2014_12_01_17:07:19.658 068.040.236.xxx Alek, why do you have the display set to shut off at 9 PM instead of 10 PM? Als 2014_12_01_17:08:36.903 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Fixing that - thanks! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_01_17:08:42.364 068.097.017.xxx X-10 channel 6 is turning the green "HO" instead of the red and the red won't s 2014_12_01_17:08:54.910 068.040.236.xxx Not a problem! 2014_12_01_17:09:29.379 068.040.236.xxx Nothing like working out the bugs on day 1, in the first 10 minutes lol 2014_12_01_17:10:33.935 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** More stuff to hook up also! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_01_17:11:04.786 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** I just switched the labels on the HO-HO ... will investigate tomorrow! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_01_17:11:57.251 068.040.236.xxx theres the wifey! 2014_12_01_17:12:09.822 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Gotta run and make dinner - D'OH! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_01_17:17:57.947 066.177.116.xxx the internet loves you mr.komar 2014_12_01_17:18:33.736 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** mr. komar likes the Internet - Merry Christmas! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_01_17:18:41.703 068.040.236.xxx Alek, did you already make dinner? lol jk :-D 2014_12_01_17:19:16.547 068.040.236.xxx maybe its some left over turkey that was in the oven (10 IM's so far today) 2014_12_01_17:19:22.591 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Just had to show up and help a little - in the oven now ***ALEK*** 2014_12_01_17:19:48.941 068.040.236.xxx (ErrantEgo fwiw :)) (11) 2014_12_01_17:19:58.776 066.177.116.xxx what happened to setping santa 2014_12_01_17:20:15.222 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Stepping Santa needs to get fixed ***ALEK*** 2014_12_01_17:20:47.246 066.177.116.xxx sad :( 2014_12_01_17:21:21.443 068.040.236.xxx I seen the stepping santa in 2 different Menards stores -- neither of them work (12) 2014_12_01_17:21:46.754 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Mine has been going for a decade - I'll get it working! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_01_17:22:10.052 068.040.236.xxx maybe i was missing something -- is there an on/off switch on it somewhere? (13) 2014_12_01_17:30:39.576 108.120.193.xxx Love the backwards clock 2014_12_01_17:31:23.060 173.071.122.xxx Every year I look forward to your site, it's awesome! 2014_12_01_17:34:35.140 092.017.004.xxx Merry Christmas from Ireland!! 2014_12_01_17:36:26.786 094.192.125.xxx Happy Christmas from England!! 2014_12_01_17:36:49.809 092.017.004.xxx Happy Christmas! 2014_12_01_17:37:19.810 092.017.004.xxx lights off veryone to see how this works :) 2014_12_01_17:39:02.568 092.017.004.xxx lights on... 2014_12_01_17:40:17.580 092.017.004.xxx It seems to work well..... :-) 2014_12_01_17:40:56.573 068.040.236.xxx wait till a lot of people log in -- it can go quite crazy (14) 2014_12_01_17:43:51.718 092.017.004.xxx Christmas Eve is manic. I was curious how well it worked with low numbers of vi 2014_12_01_17:52:28.099 092.017.004.xxx Happy Christmas from Ireland! 2014_12_01_17:53:06.821 092.017.004.xxx What country is everyone from? 2014_12_01_17:54:23.452 094.192.125.xxx Darkest Peru 2014_12_01_17:54:30.686 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Republic of Boulder ***ALEK*** 2014_12_01_17:56:26.663 173.093.238.xxx Hello Pickle! 2014_12_01_17:57:28.575 072.228.146.xxx YAY! We're back! I'm the same person that loves watching the Halloween cam! 2014_12_01_17:57:51.253 072.228.146.xxx Halloween cam! 2014_12_01_17:59:16.652 072.228.146.xxx Red "HO" seems to not turn off/on 2014_12_01_17:59:57.667 173.093.238.xxx You are awesome! 2014_12_01_18:00:14.085 068.040.236.xxx Alek knows of a few bugs that need to be worked out (15) 2014_12_01_18:05:19.788 068.052.151.xxx Love this page! Well done! 2014_12_01_18:05:26.306 076.184.224.xxx hello 2014_12_01_18:05:54.234 068.052.151.xxx Hello from Knoxville TN 2014_12_01_18:06:40.257 076.184.224.xxx Hello from from Texas. GREATEST US State in the World! :) 2014_12_01_18:07:55.104 068.052.151.xxx There all great to be fair 2014_12_01_18:09:31.344 076.184.224.xxx Watch the Spaceman42 Channel on YouTUBE. 2014_12_01_18:10:08.431 071.196.225.xxx I like turtles 2014_12_01_18:14:04.347 076.184.224.xxx Bring back. Puffy AmiYumi to the Cartoon Network. 2014_12_01_18:14:40.721 071.196.225.xxx 9*** was an inside job 2014_12_01_18:15:30.648 075.108.205.xxx hello from Kinston NC 2014_12_01_18:15:44.503 076.184.224.xxx UFOs are real!!! The USAF does not exist!! 2014_12_01_18:16:09.170 098.088.198.xxx HO!!! HO!!! HO!!! 2014_12_01_18:16:43.322 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** HO-HO-HO Indeed! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_01_18:16:58.912 075.108.205.xxx Hey enjoy the lights man, i come here every year to enjoy the light show 2014_12_01_18:16:59.135 076.184.224.xxx Holy cow!1 The guy that created all this is here!! Yeah!! 2014_12_01_18:23:01.917 076.184.224.xxx Anyone see the Disney film "Big Hero 6" ??? 2014_12_01_18:24:10.503 071.105.053.xxx Walking in a winter wonderland.... 2014_12_01_18:24:46.190 075.142.067.xxx Happy winter everyone!! - Harry Flynn 2014_12_01_18:25:56.070 076.184.224.xxx Chumlee of Pawn Stars for President in 2016 !!! 2014_12_01_18:29:57.706 076.184.224.xxx It is 6:30pm you know where your Trekkies are?? 2014_12_01_18:33:15.678 071.196.225.xxx My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard 2014_12_01_18:44:57.892 076.184.224.xxx Watch Spaceman42 Channel on YouTUBE. for sci-fi nerds. (10 IM's so far today) 2014_12_01_18:45:20.529 071.196.225.xxx or nah 2014_12_01_18:45:50.036 071.196.225.xxx Don't***ch the youtube channel Spaceman42 2014_12_01_18:47:08.010 076.184.224.xxx MERRY CHRISTMAS!! (11) 2014_12_01_18:48:12.689 076.184.224.xxx Doctor Who is cool!! (12) 2014_12_01_18:50:57.663 076.184.224.xxx Star Trek is cool!! I have a tribble. (13) 2014_12_01_18:53:10.345 076.184.224.xxx Star Wars is cool!! The Force is with me!! (14) 2014_12_01_18:56:01.676 076.184.224.xxx The creator of this website is here!! Yeah!!!!!!!!! (15) 2014_12_01_18:56:29.179 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** The Christmas Spririt is strong with the Jedi's! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_01_18:57:45.786 076.184.224.xxx 3 cheers for Alek!! Hip-Hip-Hip-HORRAY!!! (16) 2014_12_01_18:58:52.656 024.003.239.xxx Christmas cam master u are! 2014_12_01_18:59:38.522 076.184.224.xxx Wish the Academy Awards would give Oscars to websites like this! (17) 2014_12_01_19:05:09.242 068.001.167.xxx HI from RI :) 2014_12_01_19:05:48.275 068.001.167.xxx Been coming here for a few years. THANKS ALEK!!! 2014_12_01_19:13:52.344 069.196.190.xxx Hi Rudy! 2014_12_01_19:15:01.250 069.196.190.xxx Hi Win Win! 2014_12_01_19:15:44.216 069.196.190.xxx Hi Sandy! 2014_12_01_19:17:07.030 074.098.241.xxx merry Christmas, great job again this year 2014_12_01_19:32:18.315 072.223.034.xxx The webcams aren't working 2014_12_01_19:38:27.226 108.036.128.xxx They're working for me. 2014_12_01_19:38:51.986 108.036.128.xxx Hooray! 2014_12_01_19:40:43.876 108.036.128.xxx Awesome Crazy Lights! 2014_12_01_19:41:30.177 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Glad you enjoy the show - just did my punch list - 20+ items to do ***ALEK*** 2014_12_01_19:43:25.418 108.036.128.xxx Whoo Boy! You'd never know it by the looks of things. 2014_12_01_19:50:57.743 068.108.041.xxx Here we go! Cyber Monday - off and running! 2014_12_01_20:02:41.148 068.151.069.xxx Yay! It's time! 2014_12_01_20:05:17.275 068.151.069.xxx Amazing.mmanother Christmas with Alek 2014_12_01_20:06:14.221 068.151.069.xxx I love this, it's so fun 2014_12_01_20:07:18.302 096.253.115.xxx happy christmas 2014_12_01_20:07:36.341 096.253.115.xxx hi mom 2014_12_01_20:07:59.146 068.151.069.xxx Merry Holidays! 2014_12_01_20:08:16.263 096.253.115.xxx Happy Quansa 2014_12_01_20:09:10.889 096.253.115.xxx I WISH U A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014_12_01_20:10:28.373 068.151.069.xxx Ho ho ho ho ho ho 2014_12_01_20:11:41.482 096.253.115.xxx GURDNIGHT YALL 2014_12_01_20:13:03.918 068.151.069.xxx Nighty night 2014_12_01_20:15:38.326 068.151.069.xxx Fun times at ALEK high! 2014_12_01_20:24:38.602 068.151.069.xxx Wonder when r***** will show up 2014_12_01_20:31:06.883 068.171.187.xxx Great lights as always, Alek! 2014_12_01_20:32:21.813 068.151.069.xxx It's a fun time every night 2014_12_01_20:47:38.521 068.151.069.xxx Have a holly jolly Christmas (10 IM's so far today) 2014_12_01_20:54:13.341 077.130.064.xxx happy christmas from Guebwiller France 2014_12_01_20:56:50.625 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** X10 controls seem to be working well to me ... ***ALEK*** 2014_12_01_21:01:37.347 068.151.069.xxx Yeah, they are (11) 2014_12_01_21:06:46.320 064.134.167.xxx Merry Christmas Alek! 2014_12_01_21:06:48.095 131.204.015.xxx I love it when the red water comes out 2014_12_01_21:07:12.475 131.204.015.xxx War eagle! 2014_12_01_21:09:24.850 050.188.248.xxx 68 degrees here in SW FL right now 2014_12_01_21:09:35.151 174.084.219.xxx god bless the world 2014_12_01_21:10:19.708 068.151.069.xxx And every other world with life on it! (12) 2014_12_01_21:10:25.800 050.188.248.xxx Hi Debra, love ya babe 2014_12_01_21:11:13.309 068.151.069.xxx Debra ain't here man (13) 2014_12_01_21:11:54.250 050.188.248.xxx No but she saw my message 2014_12_01_21:14:00.367 131.204.015.xxx War eagle! 2014_12_01_21:17:29.971 131.204.015.xxx #blackIsACrime 2014_12_01_21:18:35.991 131.204.015.xxx War eagle! 2014_12_01_21:20:55.696 068.151.069.xxx Weasel (14) 2014_12_01_21:24:12.250 176.024.033.xxx hey alek are the candy canes i got you ok 2014_12_01_21:30:23.987 050.155.046.xxx merry early christmas 2014_12_01_21:32:40.164 050.155.046.xxx doctor who christmas episode coming soon 2014_12_01_21:33:37.016 050.155.046.xxx 01001101 01100101 01110010 01110010 01111001 00100000 01000011 01101000 0111001 2014_12_01_21:35:01.050 050.155.046.xxx redrum redrum redrum 2014_12_01_21:35:27.546 050.155.046.xxx redrum redrum redrum redrum redrum redrum redrum 2014_12_01_21:36:27.909 071.056.089.xxx Hello! 2014_12_01_21:36:31.936 050.155.046.xxx Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The v***** will be with child 2014_12_01_21:36:52.097 071.056.089.xxx Ho Ho Ho! 2014_12_01_21:37:25.812 071.056.089.xxx Hi Alek! 2014_12_01_21:37:30.215 050.155.046.xxx christ the savior is born 2014_12_01_21:38:22.825 071.056.089.xxx The display is great this year! 2014_12_01_21:38:41.053 050.155.046.xxx thank you for your hard work alek 2014_12_01_21:39:05.294 050.155.046.xxx the display is beautiful 2014_12_01_21:40:12.424 050.155.046.xxx god jul from sweden (10 IM's so far today) 2014_12_01_21:40:21.993 116.100.187.xxx Merry Christmas from a Brit in Vietnam! 2014_12_01_21:40:54.821 050.155.046.xxx Gese______nde Kersfees (11) 2014_12_01_21:41:22.949 050.155.046.xxx ________________________________________________________________________ (12) 2014_12_01_21:42:22.582 050.155.046.xxx _______________________________________________________________________________ (13) 2014_12_01_21:42:56.022 050.155.046.xxx merry christmas from georgia (14) 2014_12_01_21:43:29.024 071.056.089.xxx Yay Georgia! 2014_12_01_21:43:54.503 050.155.046.xxx 01001101 01100101 01110010 01110010 01111001 00100000 01000011 01101000 0111001 (15) 2014_12_01_21:45:04.418 068.040.236.xxx binary code, anyone? (16) 2014_12_01_21:45:13.889 050.155.046.xxx yes (16) 2014_12_01_21:46:00.051 050.155.046.xxx merry christmas and to all a goodnight (17) 2014_12_01_21:46:27.672 050.155.046.xxx doctor who christmas episode coming soon (18) 2014_12_01_21:47:10.086 068.040.236.xxx Heh, funny thing is, that binary code was a legit message!! (17) 2014_12_01_21:47:30.225 050.155.046.xxx it says merry christmas (19) 2014_12_01_21:47:43.595 068.040.236.xxx yup (18) 2014_12_01_21:48:35.177 050.155.046.xxx 01101101 01100101 01110010 01110010 01111001 00100000 01100011 01101000 0111001 (20 IM's so far today) 2014_12_01_21:48:59.858 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Got a great picture of my Mom and I working on the display - will post on the b ***ALEK*** 2014_12_01_21:49:38.683 050.155.046.xxx 01101101 01100101 01110010 01110010 01111001 00100000 01000011 01101000 0111001 (21) 2014_12_01_21:51:17.117 050.155.046.xxx merry early Christmas from Georgia (22) 2014_12_01_21:52:12.192 050.155.046.xxx alek look at the board (23) 2014_12_01_21:57:54.257 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** I saw some zero's and one's ?!? ***ALEK*** 2014_12_01_21:58:14.211 068.127.151.xxx Hello from Northern California 2014_12_01_21:58:34.553 068.040.236.xxx all kinds of em! (19) 2014_12_01_21:59:41.809 209.102.186.xxx Merry christmas