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 4,198 times that day including 3,139 overloads of the system. For those that missed it, here's a log of what was said!
Date_Time IP Address Message 2014_12_26_17:00:28.832 050.187.088.xxx Nice Lights 2014_12_26_17:01:15.453 068.040.236.xxx Alek, the house cam wigged out about 15-20 minutes ago 2014_12_26_17:06:01.701 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** I was taking some pictures, so possible I bumped the cam ***ALEK*** 2014_12_26_17:06:27.684 068.040.236.xxx the color on it went whacko 2014_12_26_17:07:03.705 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Oh yea - that the IRcut engaging from daytime to night ***ALEK*** 2014_12_26_17:07:09.453 068.040.236.xxx more like, the brightness/contrast 2014_12_26_17:08:02.842 068.040.236.xxx its still not right -- it never corrected itself -- if it was daylight out, you 2014_12_26_17:08:14.633 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** The snow is probably confusing the metering - should be fine now ***ALEK*** 2014_12_26_17:09:00.187 068.040.236.xxx just figured i'd give you a little bit of a heads up :) -ErrantEgo 2014_12_26_17:09:32.257 050.187.088.xxx what were you doing to the helicopter before 2014_12_26_17:14:20.796 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Putting it back for the last few days - per Blog Post was OK with Jeffrey ***ALEK*** 2014_12_26_17:16:17.628 067.240.181.xxx Happy Holidays from New York 2014_12_26_17:16:34.644 050.187.088.xxx You did a great job this year with the lights 2014_12_26_17:16:46.840 068.040.236.xxx its cool that you're giving him that inflatable. happy for him 2014_12_26_17:20:42.714 100.003.169.xxx Will you give someone the Grinch 2014_12_26_17:21:47.641 100.003.169.xxx Or the snowglobe? 2014_12_26_17:24:35.313 216.226.126.xxx Happy Holidays! 2014_12_26_17:25:39.526 100.003.169.xxx Poop 2014_12_26_17:25:40.122 216.226.126.xxx I like the lights. 2014_12_26_17:25:48.706 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** A Merry and Snowy Christmas - will post pictures on blog late tonight ***ALEK*** 2014_12_26_17:26:45.708 100.003.169.xxx Please tell me the answer about any of ur blow ups 2014_12_26_17:27:31.088 067.240.181.xxx Hi from NY 2014_12_26_17:30:09.116 216.226.126.xxx Happy holidays from NY 2014_12_26_17:32:51.700 067.240.181.xxx hi Christina 2014_12_26_17:35:43.274 067.240.181.xxx These lights are great 2014_12_26_17:37:41.761 206.174.165.xxx Jeffrey earned it, he helped a lot 2014_12_26_17:38:59.866 067.240.181.xxx Christina how was your Christmas 2014_12_26_17:40:10.399 206.174.165.xxx if you mow enough lawns you can get one at the after xmas sales 2014_12_26_17:40:57.117 216.226.126.xxx It was good 2014_12_26_17:42:08.193 067.240.181.xxx thank you Santa 2014_12_26_17:43:16.813 086.152.023.xxx i love santa 2014_12_26_17:44:38.616 086.152.023.xxx you are amazing santa you are awsome merry christmas 2014_12_26_17:45:39.565 086.152.023.xxx i got a laptop thanks santa xxxxxxxx 2014_12_26_17:46:55.135 086.152.023.xxx i wonder if this is going to be on youtube 2014_12_26_17:49:16.826 206.174.165.xxx This only leaves Schwippy and GrottoTree dot com 2014_12_26_17:49:47.341 086.152.023.xxx write yes or no if you think this will be on youtube 2014_12_26_17:50:43.730 206.174.165.xxx Schwippy Lights shows you HOW TO and code at project site GOOGLE 2014_12_26_17:52:44.256 086.152.023.xxx who thinks this will be on youtube 2014_12_26_17:54:41.266 086.152.023.xxx who has heard of the game called minecraft 2014_12_26_17:56:35.302 086.152.023.xxx i think one of the light might be a bit faulty 2014_12_26_17:57:46.007 094.194.006.xxx Where's Waldo? 2014_12_26_17:58:44.618 086.152.023.xxx lol wheres waldo 2014_12_26_17:59:45.646 206.174.165.xxx You got to be kidding me! THIS IS A LONG WEEKEND!! 2014_12_26_18:00:07.596 086.152.023.xxx my cousins say bad words like willy and bum and others (10 IM's so far today) 2014_12_26_18:01:10.549 094.194.006.xxx HULK PAY DAMAGE FEES! 2014_12_26_18:01:18.420 086.152.023.xxx omg omg omg omg omg ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooommmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm (11) 2014_12_26_18:02:29.437 086.152.023.xxx thet say they want to s**** d*** (12) 2014_12_26_18:03:31.444 086.152.023.xxx fytfcyuffyrifyjcfyfryuf66 (13) 2014_12_26_18:03:59.379 094.194.006.xxx Check out that big clock. 2014_12_26_18:04:09.510 107.206.162.xxx just 2 more nights and then, no more...weep 2014_12_26_18:05:00.482 086.152.023.xxx 2 more nights then what (14) 2014_12_26_18:05:02.291 094.194.006.xxx Look at all of those ninjas. 2014_12_26_18:06:10.600 086.152.023.xxx byw i am going bed its 1 05 in the morning where i am night x (15) 2014_12_26_18:06:47.793 094.194.006.xxx AAAH, a ghost. :O 2014_12_26_18:07:17.662 206.174.165.xxx You got to be kidding me! THIS IS A LONG WEEKEND!! 2014_12_26_18:08:16.681 094.194.006.xxx Longer than Aleks list of lights. 2014_12_26_18:08:36.267 206.174.165.xxx One xmas I kept bugging my parents over and over and over and over and over and 2014_12_26_18:09:04.371 094.194.006.xxx with ants 2014_12_26_18:10:44.446 099.192.121.xxx Hands of my potato skins 2014_12_26_18:10:55.422 206.174.165.xxx and over and over for a army guy toy - SO I NEVER GOT IT!!! 2014_12_26_18:11:32.544 206.174.165.xxx Later on I MADE MY OWN!! That is how you get stuff in life! 2014_12_26_18:12:12.399 094.194.006.xxx Then you died, the end 2014_12_26_18:12:56.575 206.174.165.xxx Now days you just sign up for obama welfare and buy whatever you want (10 IM's so far today) 2014_12_26_18:13:41.869 206.174.165.xxx This message brought to you by SOCIALIST GOVERNMENTS EVERYWHERE! (11) 2014_12_26_18:14:28.240 094.194.006.xxx buy more money :D 2014_12_26_18:14:39.877 206.174.165.xxx This message will continue till the govt runs out of OTHER PEOPLES MONEY ! (12) 2014_12_26_18:15:27.232 068.150.161.xxx How how how 2014_12_26_18:15:27.290 094.194.006.xxx imagine no possesions... (10 IM's so far today) 2014_12_26_18:15:39.141 099.192.121.xxx psn down, thanks #theinterview 2014_12_26_18:16:10.701 206.174.165.xxx Thank you for watching the NEW Christmas Carol movie! (13) 2014_12_26_18:16:13.434 068.150.161.xxx Imagine no stupidity 2014_12_26_18:16:23.018 100.003.169.xxx holy crap 2014_12_26_18:17:12.447 206.174.165.xxx If you are not a obama socialist, you are not a scrooge ! And you want -to-be (14) 2014_12_26_18:17:53.790 099.192.121.xxx Obama is a Hussein :O 2014_12_26_18:18:09.503 068.150.161.xxx Yawn 2014_12_26_18:18:25.578 094.194.006.xxx yay media :D (11) 2014_12_26_18:18:27.986 100.003.169.xxx sh___t 2014_12_26_18:18:50.478 099.192.121.xxx Cawk 2014_12_26_18:19:05.336 094.194.006.xxx shoot :) (12) 2014_12_26_18:19:29.025 100.003.169.xxx arse hole 2014_12_26_18:19:52.343 094.194.006.xxx in b4 b& (13) 2014_12_26_18:20:45.831 100.003.169.xxx Who owns a grinch inflatable and how much would you sell it to me for? 2014_12_26_18:23:04.097 094.194.006.xxx hulk = shrek on steroids (14) 2014_12_26_18:24:11.862 206.174.165.xxx if you mow enough lawns you can get one at the after xmas sales (15) 2014_12_26_18:24:13.984 100.003.169.xxx Shrek is love shrek is life 2014_12_26_18:24:46.503 206.174.165.xxx Jeffrey earned it, he helped a lot (16) 2014_12_26_18:25:11.268 094.194.006.xxx Get ready for Freddy. (15) 2014_12_26_18:26:42.171 206.174.165.xxx In non-socialist countries you have to EARN your own toliet paper NOT GIVEN TO (17) 2014_12_26_18:27:19.787 094.194.006.xxx poop on flowers, free fertaliser (16) 2014_12_26_18:29:09.530 068.150.161.xxx Gro up 2014_12_26_18:29:18.378 206.174.165.xxx A fool and his money are soon parted, and for something you can put out 1 yr? (18) 2014_12_26_18:29:36.672 100.003.169.xxx Ohhhhhhhh f***uuuuudge. Qouted by ralphie from A Christmas Story (10 IM's so far today) 2014_12_26_18:29:39.951 094.194.006.xxx You are reading this in your voice. (17) 2014_12_26_18:30:42.145 100.003.169.xxx Ho ho f***ing ho! (11) 2014_12_26_18:31:30.931 100.003.169.xxx What a clock of s--t!!!!!! (12) 2014_12_26_18:31:36.772 094.194.006.xxx Error 404: Message not found. (18) 2014_12_26_18:32:10.572 100.003.169.xxx Stop using bad language (13) 2014_12_26_18:32:33.298 206.174.165.xxx Now that we are done here you will have to move next to Komar to see his lights (19) 2014_12_26_18:33:09.081 173.172.009.xxx kilroy 2014_12_26_18:33:35.104 206.174.165.xxx Komar next to houses will go up in price QUICK! So move now! (20 IM's so far today) 2014_12_26_18:33:43.191 094.194.006.xxx Eat cheese before bed, have a great drea, :D (19) 2014_12_26_18:34:22.368 094.194.006.xxx lol, typo :P (20 IM's so far today) 2014_12_26_18:35:17.138 100.003.169.xxx where did you get elmo from? We have looked in goodwill and have not found one (14) 2014_12_26_18:35:20.649 066.177.116.xxx whats wrong with jack the pumpkin 2014_12_26_18:35:56.904 100.003.169.xxx snow burried (15) 2014_12_26_18:36:05.931 206.174.165.xxx PUMP HIM UP! (21) 2014_12_26_18:36:34.830 094.194.006.xxx with farts :3 (21) 2014_12_26_18:36:58.450 100.003.169.xxx We should deflate everything and let them get burried under the snow (16) 2014_12_26_18:37:16.587 066.177.116.xxx really farts 2014_12_26_18:37:39.842 094.194.006.xxx ok fine, burps... (22) 2014_12_26_18:37:46.612 100.003.169.xxx whats wrong with the balloon? (17) 2014_12_26_18:38:00.660 206.174.165.xxx Programming is easy and just plug in X10 units and extension cords EASY (22) 2014_12_26_18:38:35.779 206.174.165.xxx DO YOUR OWN KOMAR SITE! (23) 2014_12_26_18:39:05.536 206.174.165.xxx All the code you need is on two pages even grotto did it lame but heres code (24) 2014_12_26_18:39:32.327 094.194.006.xxx tldr, git gud (23) 2014_12_26_18:39:37.155 206.174.165.xxx Come on people, a few BASIC JS calls - refresh pics POST button pushed EASY! Do (25) 2014_12_26_18:39:50.000 100.003.169.xxx Who has seen national lampoons christmas vacation? (18) 2014_12_26_18:40:19.718 206.174.165.xxx Do it for your favorite charity! Come on! (26) 2014_12_26_18:41:05.130 206.174.165.xxx Can you handle hooking it all up? PLUG IT IN, PLUG IT IN! (27) 2014_12_26_18:41:33.654 100.003.169.xxx poor elmo, look at him (19) 2014_12_26_18:42:20.888 206.174.165.xxx Anyone who wants to do this and be famous - there it all is grab the source NOW (28) 2014_12_26_18:44:20.665 206.174.165.xxx source code right here on Komars site, get it before it's gone! (29) 2014_12_26_18:45:06.222 206.174.165.xxx X10 controller is easy just send out serial port they give instructions SHEESH (30 IM's so far today) 2014_12_26_18:45:58.639 206.174.165.xxx Grottotree dot com tried is but the site i****E and reloads for each click! (31) 2014_12_26_18:46:21.679 066.177.116.xxx where is alek 2014_12_26_18:47:19.782 206.174.165.xxx You can do it better than grottotree ! (32) 2014_12_26_18:48:20.794 206.174.165.xxx Schwippy Lights shows you HOW TO and code at project site GOOGLE IT (33) 2014_12_26_18:51:16.649 069.181.066.xxx Happy Boxing Day 2014_12_26_18:51:51.548 206.174.165.xxx I closed escrow on a house in Komars neighborhood just to keep seeing the light (34) 2014_12_26_18:52:36.880 206.174.165.xxx The plan is to sneak X10 units on the ends of the cords at his place (35) 2014_12_26_18:53:06.130 206.174.165.xxx Then control them from my place nearby! (36) 2014_12_26_18:54:08.875 206.174.165.xxx Who else is going to move in over here? (37) 2014_12_26_18:55:20.153 206.174.165.xxx There is a tree nearby you can sneak a wifi webcam up on and see the lights (38) 2014_12_26_18:56:07.516 206.174.165.xxx Then all you have to do is put up a web server and Komar is FOREVER! (39) 2014_12_26_18:56:49.442 206.174.165.xxx Where are all the tech geeks? Come on! You can make this easy! (40 IM's so far today) 2014_12_26_19:01:50.507 068.106.030.xxx Happy Holidays 2014_12_26_19:03:04.854 066.177.116.xxx keep jack on 2014_12_26_19:25:59.168 081.098.102.xxx Snowing here in chellaston UK 2014_12_26_19:32:52.865 068.150.161.xxx It was snowing yesterday here in Ab Ca 2014_12_26_19:37:28.055 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** It snowed a LOT here yesterday! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_26_19:42:18.287 082.035.106.xxx SUPRADREW IS THE BEST 2014_12_26_19:42:55.166 207.055.107.xxx Merry Christmas from Oregon 2014_12_26_19:43:33.233 082.035.106.xxx HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROXIE 2014_12_26_19:45:00.971 068.150.161.xxx You and me sitting in a tree 2014_12_26_20:01:09.896 104.228.070.xxx Parli rules 2014_12_26_20:19:17.065 108.036.133.xxx Merry Christmas from your friends in PA! 2014_12_26_20:32:52.355 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** FYI that I'm going to shut down the display an hour early to take some pictures ***ALEK*** 2014_12_26_20:42:29.146 070.178.076.xxx Captain Spauling would be so proud!!! 2014_12_26_20:45:52.007 068.171.187.xxx Snow! Very cool! 2014_12_26_20:50:22.259 072.252.171.xxx Interesting 2014_12_26_20:57:40.669 104.008.108.xxx Santa is kewl