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 1,627 times that day including 694 overloads of the system. For those that missed it, here's a log of what was said!
Date_Time IP Address Message 2014_12_15_17:01:34.557 031.089.166.xxx Bed time...zzz...zzz... 2014_12_15_17:02:18.497 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Am guessing you are in Europe - sorry it doesn't get darker sooner here ***ALEK*** 2014_12_15_17:03:35.660 031.089.166.xxx You are right - UK. It's tomorrow now. 2014_12_15_17:23:30.413 098.121.168.xxx 10 more days 2014_12_15_17:24:18.163 098.121.168.xxx what up from jville 2014_12_15_17:24:34.090 024.008.140.xxx iknow 2014_12_15_17:30:41.450 108.036.142.xxx Merry Komar Christmas Everybody! 2014_12_15_17:33:17.290 024.008.140.xxx blow up 2014_12_15_17:34:32.648 024.008.140.xxx inflatables 2014_12_15_17:37:21.638 089.243.007.xxx Merry Christmas from Ireland 2014_12_15_17:38:42.503 074.070.169.xxx thanks Ireland 2014_12_15_17:39:09.629 089.243.007.xxx Where is everyone from? 2014_12_15_17:40:24.552 074.070.169.xxx Albany, New York :-( 2014_12_15_17:41:15.126 089.243.007.xxx What's wrong with Albany :-) 2014_12_15_17:41:40.052 071.232.065.xxx do you ever get bored alek 2014_12_15_17:42:15.742 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** I do get a bit tired of Stepping Santa going up and down! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_15_17:43:41.761 071.232.065.xxx alek dont know if ill be on for a while but have a very merry christmas and a n 2014_12_15_17:44:04.984 089.243.007.xxx how can you ever get bored of Santa :-) 2014_12_15_17:44:58.824 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Do NOT tell Santa! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_15_17:45:35.027 089.243.007.xxx :-) 2014_12_15_17:55:22.008 192.195.066.xxx Hello from Florida! 2014_12_15_18:04:10.517 089.243.007.xxx Hello sunny Florida from cold Ireland.... 2014_12_15_18:07:21.398 089.243.007.xxx ho ho ho ! 2014_12_15_18:08:31.150 098.177.171.xxx Oh oh oh 2014_12_15_18:08:58.247 099.075.076.xxx Merry Christmas! c: 2014_12_15_18:09:25.873 098.177.171.xxx Ho ho ho 2014_12_15_18:10:27.204 162.196.198.xxx The little lights aren't twinklin, Clark! 2014_12_15_18:10:40.038 098.177.171.xxx Hi Alex's 2014_12_15_18:11:25.826 162.196.198.xxx I know Art, and thanks for noticing! 2014_12_15_18:12:00.284 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** There was some Plasma Ball action for 'ya! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_15_18:12:19.303 162.196.198.xxx Can't see the lines can you Russ! 2014_12_15_18:12:32.814 089.243.007.xxx He worked really hard, Grandma. Art: So do washing machines 2014_12_15_18:13:31.747 173.225.002.xxx hi broadcaster i really like this site 2014_12_15_18:14:49.517 162.196.198.xxx I dedicate this to the Grisswold Family Christmas! 2014_12_15_18:16:19.809 089.243.007.xxx i hope this adds to your enjoyment of the christmas season 2014_12_15_18:17:07.667 162.196.198.xxx A little full... lotta sap. Looks Great! 2014_12_15_18:17:13.704 089.243.007.xxx I hope nobody is emptying their chemical toilet into your storm drain Alek.... (10 IM's so far today) 2014_12_15_18:17:23.795 173.225.002.xxx alex will you be live again next year? 2014_12_15_18:18:09.437 162.196.198.xxx Where's the Tylenol! (After Clark's rant) 2014_12_15_18:18:21.877 089.243.007.xxx The sh_________er is full :-) (11) 2014_12_15_18:19:21.520 162.196.198.xxx 'Tis the season to be Merry... Well that's my name! 2014_12_15_18:20:14.720 089.243.007.xxx No S..t (12) 2014_12_15_18:21:06.945 162.196.198.xxx Grace... she passed away 30 years ago! 2014_12_15_18:22:12.960 089.243.007.xxx We're gonna press on, and we're gonna have the hap, hap, happiest Christmas sin (13) 2014_12_15_18:23:10.064 089.243.007.xxx Christmas since Bing Crosby tap-danced with Danny Kaye (14) 2014_12_15_18:23:25.497 162.196.198.xxx Well if that cat had nine lives, he just spent them all! 2014_12_15_18:23:55.161 089.243.007.xxx And when Santa squeezes his fat a** down that chimney tonight (15) 2014_12_15_18:24:41.875 089.243.007.xxx he's gonna find the jolliest bunch of ______ this side of the nuthouse (16) 2014_12_15_18:25:29.677 162.196.198.xxx Get me someone.. anyone.. and get me somebody while I'm waiting! (10 IM's so far today) 2014_12_15_18:25:39.202 089.243.007.xxx so nobody has watched Christmas Vacation :-) (17) 2014_12_15_18:26:52.267 068.106.030.xxx Greetings from Green Valley, AZ USA 2014_12_15_18:27:30.006 162.196.198.xxx We watch it every year on Thanksgiving to kick off Christmas season! (11) 2014_12_15_18:27:47.747 089.243.007.xxx We watch it on Dec 1st (18) 2014_12_15_18:28:28.299 162.196.198.xxx Its a long time family tradition. (12) 2014_12_15_18:28:44.738 089.243.007.xxx Alek to kids - we checked every bulb, didn't we? (19) 2014_12_15_18:29:19.875 162.196.198.xxx Oh yea, sure dad.. o man look at the time...! (13) 2014_12_15_18:29:36.251 089.243.007.xxx followed by needing to feed the hog excuse.... (20 IM's so far today) 2014_12_15_18:30:23.912 089.243.007.xxx is that why you are retiring Alek :-) (21) 2014_12_15_18:30:26.141 162.196.198.xxx Snots.. you roll over and let uncle clark rub your belly! (14) 2014_12_15_18:32:00.135 089.243.007.xxx I really shouldn't, Eddie, my hands are all chapped (22) 2014_12_15_18:32:47.051 162.196.198.xxx That there's an RV! (15) 2014_12_15_18:35:07.946 089.243.007.xxx He took my house, I took the RV. It's a good looking vehicle, isn't it?" (23) 2014_12_15_18:35:48.102 162.196.198.xxx I justlove riding in cars! (16) 2014_12_15_18:35:49.639 089.243.007.xxx it looks so nice parked in the driveway (24) 2014_12_15_18:36:38.517 162.196.198.xxx Don't get too attached to it... (17) 2014_12_15_18:36:38.661 089.243.007.xxx no RV in your drive Alek. You're safe..... (25) 2014_12_15_18:37:37.898 162.196.198.xxx because we're taking it with us when we leave next month. (18) 2014_12_15_18:37:42.674 089.243.007.xxx we're taking it with us when we leave her next month (26) 2014_12_15_18:38:52.698 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** LOL - Christmas Vacation scrolling on the Santa's Workshop laptop! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_15_18:39:08.025 089.243.007.xxx Hey Alek, our knowledge of Nationa Lampoon at least deserves a thumbs up... :-) (27) 2014_12_15_18:39:57.023 089.243.007.xxx or not....... (28) 2014_12_15_18:40:47.198 162.196.198.xxx That's the not Christmas star Grizz... (19) 2014_12_15_18:41:56.257 089.243.007.xxx Do we win a years subscription to Jelly of the month club? (29) 2014_12_15_18:42:28.830 162.196.198.xxx It's the gift that keeps on giving the whole year thru! (20 IM's so far today) 2014_12_15_18:44:41.889 162.196.198.xxx ... and why is the carpet all wet, Todd!?? (21) 2014_12_15_18:46:36.437 089.243.007.xxx I don't know .... (30 IM's so far today) 2014_12_15_18:47:17.915 089.243.007.xxx A new vacation film is in production (31) 2014_12_15_18:47:21.935 162.196.198.xxx Margo. (22) 2014_12_15_18:47:54.711 089.243.007.xxx i forgot her name.... (32) 2014_12_15_18:48:32.865 089.243.007.xxx must go (33) 2014_12_15_18:48:58.145 162.196.198.xxx This was a lot of fun. Thanks guys, and have a great night! (23) 2014_12_15_18:49:11.538 089.243.007.xxx night (34) 2014_12_15_18:49:49.543 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** FYI I fixed things so you guys can post the story a bit quicker if you want ***ALEK*** 2014_12_15_18:50:53.343 162.196.198.xxx Thanks Alek. I think we're done for now. All the best! (24) 2014_12_15_18:59:43.585 024.170.230.xxx Shilo says hello !! 2014_12_15_19:13:35.505 108.207.181.xxx hello from Brownsburg, IN 2014_12_15_19:18:37.385 101.176.121.xxx Sip 2014_12_15_19:19:04.011 068.150.161.xxx Hmm hey hmmm hey 2014_12_15_19:19:06.511 101.176.121.xxx merry Christmas mum 2014_12_15_19:21:08.644 101.176.121.xxx Merry Christmas Alek 2014_12_15_19:21:52.694 101.176.121.xxx 9 days to Christmas 2014_12_15_19:29:22.972 068.150.161.xxx How many hours? 2014_12_15_19:30:57.297 142.162.094.xxx Merry Christmas 2014 2014_12_15_19:32:13.863 068.150.161.xxx Hey Alek, seeing as it's the last year,myou think maybe you could 2014_12_15_19:32:44.050 068.150.161.xxx Could stay on till Dec 31st? 2014_12_15_19:37:00.090 071.012.204.xxx Merry Christmas from Alabama 2014_12_15_19:37:57.588 068.150.161.xxx Arizona anyone? 2014_12_15_19:38:07.731 050.164.192.xxx Sad to see this is the last year., you have been part of our family tradition f 2014_12_15_19:39:33.024 068.150.161.xxx Yea sad sad 2014_12_15_19:40:45.767 050.164.192.xxx Please change your mind. merry Christmas 2014_12_15_19:41:58.125 068.150.161.xxx His mind? What's wrong with the one he has? 2014_12_15_19:46:02.152 068.150.161.xxx Wish December was a no work month 2014_12_15_19:48:06.235 068.150.161.xxx Yay yay yay 2014_12_15_19:51:04.986 068.150.161.xxx Lots of hay (10 IM's so far today) 2014_12_15_19:56:34.408 068.150.161.xxx Popeye the a Sailor man (11) 2014_12_15_20:06:03.249 187.163.164.xxx Today! 2014_12_15_20:16:28.967 068.150.161.xxx Tomorrow! (12) 2014_12_15_20:19:19.332 068.150.161.xxx Santa Came Early (13) 2014_12_15_20:21:18.939 068.150.161.xxx Sing carols (14) 2014_12_15_20:22:12.998 068.150.161.xxx Jingle Bells jingle bells, jingle all the way (15) 2014_12_15_20:23:12.080 068.150.161.xxx Oh what fun it is to ride a one horse open sleigh (16) 2014_12_15_20:31:10.715 068.150.161.xxx Shake it off (17) 2014_12_15_20:32:39.257 187.163.164.xxx Alek, you shoud unban 096.002.098.xxx he looks OK and check others banned by ac 2014_12_15_20:33:03.356 068.150.161.xxx No no no no (18) 2014_12_15_20:33:52.066 068.150.161.xxx What was that all about? (19) 2014_12_15_20:44:35.199 098.089.107.xxx Hello from Bama :) 2014_12_15_20:50:32.879 068.189.077.xxx Guess What Alek? BOOM Once Again! 2014_12_15_20:50:37.219 108.036.142.xxx Ten days till Christmas! Goin Fast, Folks! 2014_12_15_20:51:28.112 068.189.077.xxx Guess What Alek? BOOM Once Again! 2014_12_15_20:51:55.390 108.036.142.xxx I'm going to really miss this next year! 2014_12_15_20:52:27.577 068.189.077.xxx Me Too 2014_12_15_20:52:48.495 098.177.171.xxx :-p 2014_12_15_20:53:03.927 108.036.142.xxx Helps me unwind at the end of the day. 2014_12_15_20:54:04.820 108.036.142.xxx Ooops*** the Hulk button! 2014_12_15_20:55:14.364 108.036.142.xxx Hulk is going to need some screen time, I think 2014_12_15_20:55:41.864 098.177.171.xxx :-pK 2014_12_15_20:56:09.443 187.163.164.xxx Ban list should expire next day or 2 days later, usually only slashdot type day 2014_12_15_20:56:20.019 108.036.142.xxx Maybe he could wear some bunny ears in the Spring 2014_12_15_20:59:10.407 108.036.142.xxx Merry Christmas Everyone! 2014_12_15_20:59:15.680 098.177.171.xxx Why are you hanging up the Santa hat this year Alex's ? 2014_12_15_20:59:47.797 094.194.006.xxx Where's the mistletoe? 2014_12_15_21:00:59.221 068.150.161.xxx Meow (20 IM's so far today) 2014_12_15_21:01:51.117 094.194.006.xxx Woof ___:3 2014_12_15_21:02:13.724 068.150.161.xxx Baah (21) 2014_12_15_21:02:38.634 094.194.006.xxx Humbug 2014_12_15_21:02:54.189 098.177.171.xxx How is your family 2014_12_15_21:05:47.729 094.194.006.xxx Merry Monday :D 2014_12_15_21:09:04.893 068.108.041.xxx A lot more lights and more colors this final year! 2014_12_15_21:11:55.226 094.194.006.xxx 7.8 -Needs more lights 2014_12_15_21:16:01.914 094.194.006.xxx happy 21:16:00 2014_12_15_21:34:36.978 068.108.041.xxx It's not 21:16:00 anymore!