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 1,095 times that day including 373 overloads of the system. For those that missed it, here's a log of what was said!
Date_Time IP Address Message 2014_12_12_17:00:20.932 072.228.146.xxx 1st text message! YAY! 2014_12_12_17:01:08.097 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** You are fast - even beat Alek Griswold! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_12_17:01:55.039 071.232.065.xxx i like the plasma ball 2014_12_12_17:02:09.130 050.153.168.xxx Sad to see it go after so many years, thanks for doing this for so long. 2014_12_12_17:02:45.645 071.232.065.xxx alek wave hi to us 2014_12_12_17:03:41.679 099.229.088.xxx hihi 2014_12_12_17:04:45.412 071.232.065.xxx how long does this christmas lights take to set up 2014_12_12_17:05:08.835 072.228.146.xxx I think the "HO"s will turn into sad faces the last day! :( 2014_12_12_17:06:54.220 071.232.065.xxx this is so cool 2014_12_12_17:08:07.774 072.228.146.xxx The "HO"s, "ON", and "OFF" are fun to control! 2014_12_12_17:08:25.885 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Glad you like it - LOL on the sad faces the last day ***ALEK*** 2014_12_12_17:09:55.991 071.232.065.xxx is homer your favorite 2014_12_12_17:12:30.380 068.106.030.xxx Greetings from Green Valley AZ USA 2014_12_12_17:14:04.805 072.228.146.xxx 52 people viewing Christmas Lights - OUTTA CONTROL! 2014_12_12_17:14:47.402 072.228.146.xxx The more, the better! LOL! 2014_12_12_17:17:31.161 076.184.224.xxx Watch the Spaceman42 Channel on YouTUBE !!! 2014_12_12_17:17:44.489 092.028.234.xxx Merry Christmas from Ireland for the final year! 2014_12_12_17:19:19.574 072.228.146.xxx Back to you from Elma, NY near Buffalo, NY! 2014_12_12_17:19:33.280 076.184.224.xxx What's new in IRELAND? 2014_12_12_17:20:31.201 092.028.234.xxx new? 2014_12_12_17:20:39.886 072.228.146.xxx I'm getting sleepy from the flashing lights! LOL! 2014_12_12_17:21:49.916 076.184.224.xxx Elect Pawn Stars CHUMLEE for President in 2016. 2014_12_12_17:23:38.832 072.228.146.xxx I'm trying to be more entertaining for the last year! 2014_12_12_17:23:55.284 089.168.025.xxx I remember this site from when I was young, memories! 2014_12_12_17:25:03.219 072.228.146.xxx I have been here for about maybe 3-4 years! 2014_12_12_17:25:59.914 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** I've heard from some people who have been coming for a decade - LOL! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_12_17:26:59.657 018.238.001.xxx D' OH! A gremlin is eating some of the messages... 2014_12_12_17:27:24.342 089.168.025.xxx I still get Alek's "ramblings" emails too! 2014_12_12_17:27:48.412 072.228.146.xxx LOL! That was funny! (10 IM's so far today) 2014_12_12_17:28:13.033 108.199.172.xxx Sweeb!!! 2014_12_12_17:28:46.204 076.184.224.xxx Tara Strong is Raven_________s voice on TEEN TITANS TV Show. 2014_12_12_17:29:27.731 072.228.146.xxx My favorite Christmas song is "12 Pains of Christmas" (11) 2014_12_12_17:30:03.560 076.184.224.xxx One of the pains is paying the credit cards for XMAS gifts. 2014_12_12_17:30:49.950 072.228.146.xxx LOL (12) 2014_12_12_17:32:08.832 072.228.146.xxx Who thinks Alek should stay? ME! (13) 2014_12_12_17:32:33.797 076.184.224.xxx Me also. 2014_12_12_17:33:47.327 072.228.146.xxx This is/was my favorite webcam! (14) 2014_12_12_17:36:26.958 072.228.146.xxx I see the red "HO" has a blinky nose! LOL! (15) 2014_12_12_17:38:06.576 072.228.146.xxx At 9PM EST. Santa will be on LINK DELETED (16) 2014_12_12_17:38:52.414 072.228.146.xxx At 9PM EST. Santa will be on Reindeercam . com (17) 2014_12_12_17:40:21.363 072.228.146.xxx That's my 2nd favorite webcam! (18) 2014_12_12_17:41:35.809 072.228.146.xxx NOOO! DARKNESS!!! LOL (19) 2014_12_12_17:42:31.972 072.228.146.xxx Trying to make it better! LOL! (20 IM's so far today) 2014_12_12_17:43:30.380 072.228.146.xxx Lots of lights turned on just when I sent that! LOL! (21) 2014_12_12_17:45:10.533 072.228.146.xxx "1 light goes out, they all go out" (12 Pains of Christmas) (22) 2014_12_12_17:48:23.579 072.228.146.xxx Trying to be entertaining! (23) 2014_12_12_17:49:51.557 072.228.146.xxx 12 days, 4 hours, and 10 minutes 'til Christmas (EST) (24) 2014_12_12_17:50:46.636 072.228.146.xxx brb (25) 2014_12_12_17:52:52.614 072.228.146.xxx Back (26) 2014_12_12_17:54:02.804 072.228.146.xxx Chat seems quiet all of a sudden! (27) 2014_12_12_18:00:10.942 072.228.146.xxx zzz (28) 2014_12_12_18:01:22.273 072.228.146.xxx Leaving for now, be back maybe soon! (29) 2014_12_12_18:01:44.429 094.194.006.xxx Dont eat yellow snow. 2014_12_12_18:17:46.574 094.194.006.xxx Look mom, I did an internet. 2014_12_12_18:21:16.172 094.194.006.xxx I'm secretly looking at cat videos. :3 2014_12_12_18:22:46.434 098.239.067.xxx Hahaha Cat Videos!! 2014_12_12_18:22:50.383 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** HEY, at least you aren't looking at and controlling Christmas Lights! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_12_18:23:29.542 098.239.067.xxx hi joe 2014_12_12_18:24:23.432 094.194.006.xxx hi bob 2014_12_12_18:25:21.567 071.232.065.xxx can you play with your plasma ball 2014_12_12_18:26:42.292 071.232.065.xxx whats your favortie holiday 2014_12_12_18:27:51.130 094.194.006.xxx the holiday holiday, a day off of holidays 2014_12_12_18:28:43.720 071.232.065.xxx what is celiac 2014_12_12_18:29:09.900 068.150.161.xxx A disease 2014_12_12_18:29:37.240 071.232.065.xxx i know that but what type of disease 2014_12_12_18:30:06.198 068.150.161.xxx A bad one 2014_12_12_18:30:35.335 071.232.065.xxx what type of symptoms (10 IM's so far today) 2014_12_12_18:30:37.279 094.194.006.xxx i was about to say that. :P 2014_12_12_18:31:59.695 068.150.161.xxx Hard to explain 2014_12_12_18:32:04.873 072.228.146.xxx I'm back! (30 IM's so far today) 2014_12_12_18:33:01.678 071.232.065.xxx alek look at the camera for us (11) 2014_12_12_18:33:48.548 094.194.006.xxx please :) 2014_12_12_18:34:09.045 079.078.093.xxx Hi alek 2014_12_12_18:35:33.822 188.220.029.xxx Alek can u make like a wizzard with the plasma ball 2014_12_12_18:36:41.312 094.194.006.xxx You are reading this in your voice. :) 2014_12_12_18:40:56.222 099.192.121.xxx Everything I read is in Papa smurfs voice :O 2014_12_12_18:41:59.155 094.194.006.xxx Everything sounds better in Morgan Freemans voice :D 2014_12_12_18:42:06.254 099.192.121.xxx you listening to any music Alek? 2014_12_12_18:44:23.214 072.228.146.xxx My dog was wanting to play! Sure took my breath away! LOL! (31) 2014_12_12_18:45:16.004 072.228.146.xxx I'll be here for probably 10-15 minutes! (32) 2014_12_12_18:48:32.128 072.228.146.xxx In 10 minutes, Santa will be on Reindeercam . com! (33) 2014_12_12_18:49:43.550 072.228.146.xxx Having fun with the plasma ball? LOL! (34) 2014_12_12_18:53:44.194 072.228.146.xxx I'm leaving to watch Reindeercam! Good night! (35) 2014_12_12_18:55:16.325 099.192.121.xxx We will miss you...wait I lied 2014_12_12_19:00:14.827 099.192.121.xxx Not you Alek the reindeer guy 2014_12_12_19:25:07.200 099.192.121.xxx Merry Christmas ! 2014_12_12_19:43:07.981 068.150.161.xxx Happy o 2014_12_12_19:47:26.401 068.150.161.xxx Who here is watching White Christmas? 2014_12_12_20:39:55.621 068.150.161.xxx Beep beep! 2014_12_12_20:41:51.787 068.150.161.xxx Zoom 2014_12_12_20:42:43.978 068.150.161.xxx Ho ho ho! 2014_12_12_20:43:57.943 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** FYI that I'm going to shut down the display an hour early to take some pictures ***ALEK*** 2014_12_12_20:44:35.156 068.150.161.xxx Didn't you do that last night? 2014_12_12_20:45:13.796 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Yea, I wasn't happy with how the pictures turned out! ***ALEK***