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 4,865 times that day including 2,648 overloads of the system. For those that missed it, here's a log of what was said!
Date_Time IP Address Message 2014_12_23_17:00:32.712 005.080.025.xxx Happy Xmas Eve Eve! 2014_12_23_17:00:52.021 101.098.204.xxx happy christmas from NZ! 2014_12_23_17:00:57.086 031.044.157.xxx I Like Chocolate LOL 2014_12_23_17:01:08.241 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Yea, just two days left ... HO-HO-HO! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_23_17:01:33.567 086.181.148.xxx Hi CR 2014_12_23_17:01:54.889 204.237.086.xxx Alek wave to the camera if you see this___ 2014_12_23_17:01:59.924 005.080.025.xxx Watching Grass Grow - Control the growth of the grass! 2014_12_23_17:02:31.090 065.102.213.xxx Hi Alek -Yancy 2014_12_23_17:02:55.984 204.237.086.xxx HOE HOE HOE 2014_12_23_17:02:59.053 050.026.016.xxx Hi Alex from Klay 2014_12_23_17:04:04.799 204.237.086.xxx fix this ____________ 2014_12_23_17:04:24.117 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** type something long and see if it all fits on the laptop ***ALEK*** 2014_12_23_17:04:49.856 086.183.229.xxx hulk smash 2014_12_23_17:04:58.335 204.237.086.xxx ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho ho h 2014_12_23_17:06:51.516 078.069.238.xxx Hello from Sweden and Happy Yule! 2014_12_23_17:06:58.754 204.237.086.xxx alek where did you get the led cube from?! 2014_12_23_17:07:19.445 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Laptop fixed - thanks for ho ho ho ho - alll done! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_23_17:08:17.866 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** LED Light cube from ThinkGeek ***ALEK*** 2014_12_23_17:08:23.884 204.237.086.xxx alek turn all the lights off and on at once 2014_12_23_17:08:55.361 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Wife should be home shortly - then will put Big Santa up ***ALEK*** 2014_12_23_17:09:08.822 204.237.086.xxx cool 2014_12_23_17:09:49.673 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Local TV station should be here shortly too - they are running late ***ALEK*** 2014_12_23_17:09:59.605 204.237.086.xxx main camera seems brighter then lawn 2014_12_23_17:12:48.856 071.176.232.xxx Hello 2014_12_23_17:15:26.576 101.098.204.xxx Yay! Big santa! 2014_12_23_17:15:33.127 192.000.180.xxx carmen winther is a DORK! 2014_12_23_17:16:10.545 101.098.204.xxx Merry Christmas Alek! 2014_12_23_17:16:38.412 192.000.180.xxx alek will there be halloween in 2k15 2014_12_23_17:16:41.538 071.176.232.xxx Merry Xmas to all 2014_12_23_17:16:47.700 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Merry Christmas to the Internet! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_23_17:18:04.624 076.120.034.xxx Ho Ho Ho...this is awesome! Thank YOU!!! 2014_12_23_17:19:38.946 071.176.232.xxx I wish you did this next year =( =) 2014_12_23_17:26:25.420 184.070.002.xxx We'll miss you! 2014_12_23_17:27:32.342 087.155.134.xxx hi moewe 2014_12_23_17:27:48.210 073.187.129.xxx Good Luck & Great Work! 2014_12_23_17:28:30.215 073.187.129.xxx Merry Christmas!!!!!!! 2014_12_23_17:30:55.463 050.190.128.xxx i see you alek!!!!!!!! 2014_12_23_17:31:44.455 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** I see you 050! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_23_17:32:25.421 024.008.140.xxx they are here if you want one!! or Jeff can deliver 2014_12_23_17:33:19.560 024.008.140.xxx sorry 2014_12_23_17:34:17.409 050.190.128.xxx merry almost christmas!!!! 2014_12_23_17:34:32.279 024.008.140.xxx oyaew 2014_12_23_17:36:03.490 037.188.078.xxx Merry the day b4 Xmas 2014_12_23_17:36:42.864 024.008.140.xxx whats up 2014_12_23_17:38:17.590 037.188.078.xxx Enjoy while it lasts 2014_12_23_17:48:27.957 098.213.174.xxx Go Cubs Go 2014_12_23_17:49:35.094 024.008.140.xxx yay 2014_12_23_17:52:13.207 176.198.044.xxx Photosensitives BEWARE 2014_12_23_17:54:26.291 176.198.044.xxx Seizures commencing in 3... 2... 1... 2014_12_23_17:56:09.484 024.102.163.xxx Coolest thing ever...... 2014_12_23_17:57:12.013 073.173.219.xxx better than pacman 2014_12_23_17:58:16.813 176.198.044.xxx How do you win this game? 2014_12_23_18:11:36.945 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Done with the TV station ... ***ALEK*** 2014_12_23_18:18:43.039 097.089.121.xxx its the eve before xmas eve!!!!!! 2014_12_23_18:25:07.652 089.242.108.xxx In Ireland it is Christmas Eve! 2014_12_23_18:26:35.934 089.242.108.xxx Hi Alek, give us a wave. In 7 years of coming here, you never have :-) 2014_12_23_18:27:14.767 089.242.108.xxx and he's gone.... 2014_12_23_18:27:26.049 068.060.127.xxx Griswold !... Where are you gonna put a tree that big? 2014_12_23_18:27:56.148 089.242.108.xxx bend over and I'll show you 2014_12_23_18:28:30.251 068.060.127.xxx The house sure looks swell Clark ! 2014_12_23_18:29:41.348 089.242.108.xxx The little lights aren't twinkling 2014_12_23_18:30:10.560 083.029.209.xxx hello 2014_12_23_18:30:23.239 068.060.127.xxx I don't know what to say, except*** Christmas and we're all in misery. 2014_12_23_18:30:51.676 089.242.108.xxx I know Art, and thanks for noticing 2014_12_23_18:30:56.090 068.060.127.xxx it's Christmas and we're all in misery. 2014_12_23_18:31:07.629 083.029.209.xxx Poniesss ! ___3 2014_12_23_18:31:37.514 089.242.108.xxx I dedicate this house to the Griswold Family Christmas. 2014_12_23_18:31:53.416 068.060.127.xxx drun roll 2014_12_23_18:32:56.589 068.060.127.xxx Dad, that thing will never fit in the front yard 2014_12_23_18:33:02.463 089.242.108.xxx He worked really hard Grandma 2014_12_23_18:33:38.632 068.060.127.xxx so do washing machines 2014_12_23_18:33:44.066 089.242.108.xxx so do washing machines 2014_12_23_18:34:17.963 089.242.108.xxx :-) (10 IM's so far today) 2014_12_23_18:34:37.492 068.060.127.xxx If you don't mind Clark I would like to fumigate this chair 2014_12_23_18:35:13.333 089.242.108.xxx if you don't mind me asking, how much did it cost you (11) 2014_12_23_18:35:38.963 068.060.127.xxx Don't throw me down, Clark. 2014_12_23_18:36:31.899 068.060.127.xxx fixed the newel post ! (10 IM's so far today) 2014_12_23_18:36:44.877 089.242.108.xxx Going for a new amateur recreational saucer sled land sp**d record (12) 2014_12_23_18:37:25.990 089.242.108.xxx when Santa squeezes his fat white a** down that chimney tonight (13) 2014_12_23_18:37:59.770 089.242.108.xxx he's gonna find the jolliest bunch of a******s this side of the nuthouse. (14) 2014_12_23_18:38:06.424 068.060.127.xxx do you hear that ? its a funny squeaky sound (11) 2014_12_23_18:38:43.102 068.060.127.xxx i can't swim clark (12) 2014_12_23_18:39:00.530 089.242.108.xxx You couldn't hear a dump truck driving through a nitroglycerin plan (15) 2014_12_23_18:39:42.543 068.060.127.xxx tis the season to be merry (13) 2014_12_23_18:40:00.524 089.242.108.xxx that's my name (16) 2014_12_23_18:40:36.181 068.060.127.xxx no shi@ (14) 2014_12_23_18:41:00.558 089.242.108.xxx Can't see the line, can you Russ (17) 2014_12_23_18:41:13.522 068.060.127.xxx nope (15) 2014_12_23_18:41:40.684 089.242.108.xxx Nobody's walking out on this fun, old-fashioned family Christmas (18) 2014_12_23_18:42:17.167 068.060.127.xxx dont p*** me off Art (16) 2014_12_23_18:42:21.126 037.188.078.xxx Traditional, not old 2014_12_23_18:42:26.479 089.242.108.xxx This is a full blown, four alarm holiday emergency here (19) 2014_12_23_18:43:18.949 089.242.108.xxx we're gonna have the hap, hap, happiest Christmas... (20 IM's so far today) 2014_12_23_18:43:34.937 068.060.127.xxx Is your house on fire, Clark? (17) 2014_12_23_18:43:57.593 089.242.108.xxx since Bing Crosby tap-danced with Danny Kaye (21) 2014_12_23_18:44:09.844 068.060.127.xxx is rusty still in the navy ? (18) 2014_12_23_18:44:51.326 089.242.108.xxx No, Bethany, those are just Christmas lights (22) 2014_12_23_18:45:15.627 037.188.078.xxx Sorry Louise, everything under controle 2014_12_23_18:45:26.596 068.060.127.xxx Hey, Kids, I heard on the news that an airline pilot spotted Santa's sleigh on (19) 2014_12_23_18:46:17.198 089.242.108.xxx are you serious Clarke? (23) 2014_12_23_18:47:00.405 068.060.127.xxx Russ, we checked every bulb, didn't we? (20 IM's so far today) 2014_12_23_18:47:09.683 037.188.078.xxx Santa has his own Air-sleigh 2014_12_23_18:47:54.511 068.060.127.xxx Save the neck for me, Clark. (21) 2014_12_23_18:48:00.516 089.242.108.xxx Maybe we ought to go up there and just... (24) 2014_12_23_18:48:38.838 068.060.127.xxx Oh dear, did I break wind? (22) 2014_12_23_18:48:40.461 089.242.108.xxx Look at the time. I got to get to bed, brush my teeth, feed the hog (25) 2014_12_23_18:49:26.121 089.242.108.xxx Jesus, did the room clear (26) 2014_12_23_18:49:36.687 068.060.127.xxx Lotta sap in here! Mmmm... Looks great! Little full, lotta sap (23) 2014_12_23_18:49:48.699 184.244.054.xxx You forgot do your homework. 2014_12_23_18:50:02.577 089.242.108.xxx Dad, you taught me everything I know about exterior illumination (27) 2014_12_23_18:50:17.404 068.060.127.xxx No, he's probably just been nosing through the trash. (24) 2014_12_23_18:50:53.951 068.060.127.xxx Do you sleep with your brother? Do you know how sick and twisted that is? (25) 2014_12_23_18:51:26.183 089.242.108.xxx well i sleep with your father (28) 2014_12_23_18:51:34.491 068.060.127.xxx You want to hurry this up, Clark I'm freezing my baguettes off. (26) 2014_12_23_18:51:48.453 184.244.054.xxx ......what can I say. It's Christmas and we're all in misery 2014_12_23_18:52:08.350 068.060.127.xxx I told you to freeze, mister. (27) 2014_12_23_18:52:25.551 089.242.108.xxx gotta go. Nigh National Lampoon fans (29) 2014_12_23_18:53:23.930 068.060.127.xxx Clark! I don't want to spend the Holidays dead! (28) 2014_12_23_18:54:03.033 184.244.054.xxx I'll get around this egg timer..... 2014_12_23_18:54:21.354 068.060.127.xxx eat my road grit (29) 2014_12_23_18:54:46.792 184.244.054.xxx ...liverlips 2014_12_23_18:54:57.646 068.060.127.xxx whatever russ (30 IM's so far today) 2014_12_23_18:55:42.996 068.060.127.xxx we're here...made good time (31) 2014_12_23_18:56:05.742 184.244.054.xxx lets burn some dust here. eat my rubber. 2014_12_23_18:58:44.787 068.060.127.xxx I simply solved the problem. We needed a coffin... Er, a tree (32) 2014_12_23_18:59:13.243 184.244.054.xxx Ellen!! 2014_12_23_19:00:14.993 184.244.054.xxx Squirl!!!!! 2014_12_23_19:01:33.346 184.244.054.xxx Eddie??? 2014_12_23_19:04:40.587 071.075.219.xxx howdy!!!!!! cr 2014_12_23_19:05:53.090 071.075.219.xxx Ernie Rules!!!!! 2014_12_23_19:07:15.242 108.205.040.xxx Go Homer Go Go 2014_12_23_19:19:54.161 216.057.179.xxx i liek potatoes!!!!!! 2014_12_23_19:25:10.727 068.010.095.xxx hOWDY 2014_12_23_19:26:41.956 074.032.112.xxx Happy Holidays 2014_12_23_19:30:12.607 071.028.035.xxx Merry Christmas! 2014_12_23_19:34:41.283 068.010.095.xxx So, your kids don't have Celiac and suddenly it's 2 much trouble to do it anymo 2014_12_23_19:39:12.775 201.029.109.xxx Is Rusty still in the navy? 2014_12_23_19:45:10.425 073.054.115.xxx is your house on fire clark? 2014_12_23_19:52:51.216 098.168.171.xxx MERRY CHRISTMAS STORMY AND KITTY BABY 2014_12_23_19:53:28.214 173.168.105.xxx happpy xmas 2014_12_23_19:55:49.834 173.168.105.xxx BEGAWK home chicken was here 2014_12_23_19:58:40.969 068.150.161.xxx Fred Claus! 2014_12_23_19:59:40.071 098.168.171.xxx My finger has a heartbeat. 2014_12_23_20:01:19.045 173.168.105.xxx so does mine 1 2014_12_23_20:02:44.318 054.087.047.xxx merry Christmas!!! 2014_12_23_20:03:28.281 142.165.061.xxx WE will miss you! Congratulations on the awesome work! 2014_12_23_20:03:54.420 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Just got back from neighborhood party - you guys taking care of the lights? ***ALEK*** 2014_12_23_20:08:20.249 173.168.105.xxx (___________________________(__________________________________________________ 2014_12_23_20:08:27.427 074.098.241.xxx going to be sad to see you go. Love this every year. 2014_12_23_20:17:05.269 071.232.065.xxx will you be open christmas eve and christmas day 2014_12_23_20:25:45.669 173.191.062.xxx Farewell from Iowa, Alex ... it's been an Xmas tradition 2014_12_23_20:30:11.442 070.026.020.xxx thanks and merry Christmas! 2014_12_23_20:36:32.167 074.192.157.xxx blah blah 2014_12_23_20:38:10.508 074.192.157.xxx I like Turtles! 2014_12_23_20:44:08.701 192.171.032.xxx Merry Christmas 2014_12_23_20:45:37.436 192.171.032.xxx The Doctor is coming 2014_12_23_20:45:48.470 070.215.070.xxx Lolzz ott 2014_12_23_20:46:50.507 070.215.070.xxx Yikes!!! oof!!!!!! 2014_12_23_20:47:49.149 192.171.032.xxx I am Loki, of Asgard! 2014_12_23_20:49:00.427 108.036.130.xxx Hey Alek, will the lights be up until New Years? 2014_12_23_20:58:58.919 108.036.130.xxx Denver Post has a nice article about Alek. :) 2014_12_23_21:01:36.065 099.250.018.xxx I've enjoyed coming back here every year for a smile. Merry Xmas 2014_12_23_21:04:05.976 099.250.018.xxx Merry Christmas, thanks for the smiles! 2014_12_23_21:07:48.441 082.001.179.xxx ( . Y . ) 2014_12_23_21:12:04.409 082.001.179.xxx ( _________ Y _________ ) 2014_12_23_21:12:46.457 082.001.179.xxx _________(___________________________)_________ 2014_12_23_21:12:47.433 070.215.070.xxx Hey i want a boatload of booze 2014_12_23_21:15:47.116 082.001.179.xxx O=('-'Q) 2014_12_23_21:17:16.250 068.106.030.xxx Greetings from Green Valley, AZ USA 2014_12_23_21:26:17.759 082.001.179.xxx 8==o--- 2014_12_23_21:29:08.398 082.001.179.xxx 30___ _________________________________________________________________________ 2014_12_23_21:30:20.316 082.001.179.xxx (___'-')___ ___('_'___) ___('_')___- ___m/(-_-)___m/ ___( '-')___ ____( .")___ 2014_12_23_21:31:11.874 203.166.230.xxx dindu nuffin he a good boy 2014_12_23_21:32:15.118 203.166.230.xxx dindy 2014_12_23_21:36:51.408 066.031.201.xxx 8===D 2014_12_23_21:40:00.937 073.002.203.xxx Hi All 2014_12_23_21:41:04.139 080.005.110.xxx Profanity detected. 2014_12_23_21:42:46.025 207.181.225.xxx let me see dem feet bb 2014_12_23_21:43:30.803 068.150.161.xxx Everyone do the cha cha! 2014_12_23_21:44:04.563 220.244.242.xxx hello 2014_12_23_21:45:14.517 207.181.225.xxx This Sign Now Belong To North (Best) Korea! 2014_12_23_21:45:34.747 068.225.066.xxx ayy lmao 2014_12_23_21:45:59.617 073.002.203.xxx GO LIONS!! 2014_12_23_21:47:04.294 068.189.060.xxx Almost to the end,,,,,will miss it 2014_12_23_21:47:15.850 068.225.066.xxx Bengals Superb Owl champs calling it now. 2014_12_23_21:47:56.965 207.181.225.xxx Turn On The Chicago Scanner #ITSHAPPENING 2014_12_23_21:48:08.162 068.189.060.xxx The yard is so beautiful! 2014_12_23_21:48:18.902 099.192.121.xxx Shhhh go to bed 2014_12_23_21:48:45.124 073.002.203.xxx 12 minutes until X10 CONTROLS OFF 2014_12_23_21:49:25.178 073.002.203.xxx 11 minutes until X10 CONTROLS OFF 2014_12_23_21:51:20.360 080.005.110.xxx No you. 2014_12_23_21:51:34.878 050.150.086.xxx Santa is fake 2014_12_23_21:52:13.197 073.002.203.xxx WWE Roles 2014_12_23_21:52:13.749 068.150.161.xxx We're gonna steal from Santa Claus! 2014_12_23_21:53:55.797 068.225.066.xxx If I turnd off these lights, would you die? 2014_12_23_21:54:22.594 068.150.161.xxx I need 10 guys to.help with a job at Santas Casuno 2014_12_23_21:54:44.172 207.181.225.xxx Redpill me on the juice? 2014_12_23_21:56:19.145 073.002.203.xxx Not cool 158 2014_12_23_21:56:35.644 068.225.066.xxx Remember the 90s? 2014_12_23_21:56:47.619 068.150.161.xxx Don't even joke about that... 2014_12_23_21:57:22.263 050.150.086.xxx About Santa? 2014_12_23_21:57:22.478 068.225.066.xxx :___) 2014_12_23_21:58:39.559 068.225.066.xxx _______________________________________________________________ 2014_12_23_21:59:01.550 073.002.203.xxx HI Alek 2014_12_23_21:59:09.928 050.187.088.xxx bye 2014_12_23_21:59:14.416 068.225.066.xxx YO DUDE 2014_12_23_21:59:29.415 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Back again from neighborhood party - HEY Internet! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_23_21:59:44.240 068.189.060.xxx Have a great evening! 2014_12_23_21:59:51.969 050.150.086.xxx how was party? 2014_12_23_21:59:52.318 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Great party - hopefully everyone has been nice, not naughty ... ***ALEK*** 2014_12_23_21:59:53.431 207.181.225.xxx Dont Shut It Down, Or North Korea Wins!