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 3,995 times that day including 2,558 overloads of the system. For those that missed it, here's a log of what was said!
Date_Time IP Address Message 2014_12_27_17:00:57.110 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Webcam #2 white balance is off with the snow - will get better at dark ***ALEK*** 2014_12_27_17:06:01.434 068.150.161.xxx Looks ok so far 2014_12_27_17:06:45.726 050.187.088.xxx Theres a car there in webcam 2 2014_12_27_17:07:29.501 068.150.161.xxx I don't see a car 2014_12_27_17:07:34.661 050.187.088.xxx You did a great job this year and its the best house 2014_12_27_17:10:38.369 068.150.161.xxx Alek, next Christmas you should all go somewhere warm 2014_12_27_17:12:48.297 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** LOL - maybe Hawaii! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_27_17:13:38.229 068.150.161.xxx Well you deserve a fresh change for once 2014_12_27_17:20:58.668 107.145.103.xxx moof 2014_12_27_17:24:06.360 086.152.023.xxx hello evebody 2014_12_27_17:27:19.942 086.152.023.xxx santa you are awsome 2014_12_27_17:28:28.238 086.152.023.xxx i think the homer is a bit faualty 2014_12_27_17:29:09.031 188.220.029.xxx so is your spelliingg lol 2014_12_27_17:29:28.851 086.152.023.xxx i cant help it 2014_12_27_17:30:30.550 086.152.023.xxx moodey boy/girl omg 2014_12_27_17:30:39.897 068.150.161.xxx Moo 2014_12_27_17:31:17.302 071.205.077.xxx The Detroit Cast Rules! 2014_12_27_17:32:04.892 050.106.014.xxx GO WHS DECA 2014_12_27_17:32:34.690 050.106.014.xxx I pooped my pants 2014_12_27_17:34:00.801 050.106.014.xxx why is your clock going backwards? 2014_12_27_17:34:28.894 068.150.161.xxx He has a backward clock 2014_12_27_17:34:45.728 070.053.026.xxx Merry Xmas from Ottawa, canada 2014_12_27_17:35:27.127 068.150.161.xxx Tmi guy 2014_12_27_17:36:30.475 068.150.161.xxx Guys, grow up 2014_12_27_17:36:31.306 086.152.023.xxx o lol 2014_12_27_17:37:32.067 068.150.161.xxx Maturity lacking 2014_12_27_17:37:58.040 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Santa sent them some coal! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_27_17:38:45.727 086.152.023.xxx we wish you a merry christmas we wish you a merry christmas we wish you a merry 2014_12_27_17:38:50.663 068.150.161.xxx High quality Coal I'm sure (10 IM's so far today) 2014_12_27_17:39:31.437 086.152.023.xxx who did he send the coal to 2014_12_27_17:41:20.261 068.150.161.xxx You (11) 2014_12_27_17:42:13.066 086.152.023.xxx why 2014_12_27_17:42:41.845 068.150.161.xxx Telling us way too much on here (12) 2014_12_27_17:43:41.024 086.152.023.xxx the lag!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (10 IM's so far today) 2014_12_27_17:45:26.412 070.199.132.xxx Alloohhhaa 2014_12_27_17:45:56.571 068.150.161.xxx Rag tag lag hag nag bag zag (13) 2014_12_27_18:10:26.448 068.106.030.xxx Greetings from Green Valley, AZ USA 2014_12_27_18:12:53.052 068.150.161.xxx Hello AZ (14) 2014_12_27_18:51:58.779 098.248.136.xxx Man I'm great at this game! 2014_12_27_18:57:52.559 068.150.161.xxx Not much of a game when you play it alone (15) 2014_12_27_18:58:49.405 098.248.136.xxx christmas lights solitaire 2014_12_27_19:02:48.348 100.003.169.xxx Grinch is rare 2014_12_27_19:05:58.031 100.003.169.xxx Would u sell it to me mr.alek 2014_12_27_19:09:42.821 174.029.236.xxx Thank you for letting us control the lights and blowups! 2014_12_27_19:11:25.965 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Glad you enjoy the show and thank YOU for controlling my lights! ***ALEK*** 2014_12_27_19:12:48.673 174.029.236.xxx We will miss seeing your decorations when they are down. 2014_12_27_19:15:25.033 098.248.136.xxx Yes. I will cry night and day. seriously. 2014_12_27_19:17:00.910 100.003.169.xxx Which inflatable was your first mr. Alek? 2014_12_27_19:20:11.957 096.252.203.xxx off 2014_12_27_19:24:26.011 100.003.169.xxx I said inflatable! 2014_12_27_19:45:46.488 067.176.051.xxx Merry Christmas everyone! 2014_12_27_19:59:21.640 100.003.169.xxx hapy holidays, and happy winter solistice 2014_12_27_20:37:36.125 068.150.161.xxx hooray for everything! (16) 2014_12_27_20:38:24.484 108.036.133.xxx Hope you're keeping some of your Christmas decorations, Mr.K 2014_12_27_20:38:50.816 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** One final round of pictures tonight, so controls off at 9:00 - sorry ***ALEK*** 2014_12_27_20:39:48.633 108.036.133.xxx Do you have people stopping to take pics as well? 2014_12_27_20:41:19.416 104.008.108.xxx Happy Holidayz! 2014_12_27_20:42:05.218 068.150.161.xxx Happy Festivus! (17) 2014_12_27_20:42:15.832 108.036.133.xxx Happy Third Day of Christmas! 2014_12_27_20:43:19.086 068.150.161.xxx Gobble Gobble! (18) 2014_12_27_20:45:37.920 108.036.133.xxx Looks like a lot of traffic out there tonight. 2014_12_27_20:45:52.494 076.169.111.xxx Sad you are shutting down early. Hope you are back in some way next year! 2014_12_27_20:46:48.238 108.036.133.xxx I'd be happy just to see a few decorations on the Grass Cam 2014_12_27_20:47:52.632 076.169.111.xxx Yes, even a few decorations would be nice. 2014_12_27_20:48:08.811 068.150.161.xxx Grass inflatables (19) 2014_12_27_20:48:38.439 108.036.133.xxx Grass lights, heh! 2014_12_27_20:49:04.945 068.150.161.xxx Ha! Ha controllable solar lights (20 IM's so far today) 2014_12_27_20:49:22.102 108.036.133.xxx Now that would be a trick! 2014_12_27_20:50:05.222 108.036.133.xxx Stepping Santa is working again! 2014_12_27_20:50:08.793 068.150.161.xxx Inflatable worms and squirrels (21) 2014_12_27_20:50:49.674 108.036.133.xxx How does this month go so fast? :( 2014_12_27_20:51:20.125 068.150.161.xxx By the second! (22) 2014_12_27_20:53:02.940 108.036.133.xxx I'm going to have to watch Youtube videos next year. :( (10 IM's so far today) 2014_12_27_20:53:22.944 068.150.161.xxx Why are they off at 9pm again? (23) 2014_12_27_20:53:50.718 108.036.133.xxx Alek is taking photos then. (11) 2014_12_27_20:54:03.773 068.150.161.xxx More photos? (24) 2014_12_27_20:54:43.796 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Sorry guys - last set of photos - should not have to do tomorrow ***ALEK*** 2014_12_27_20:56:09.017 108.036.133.xxx No worries, you take great pics! (12) 2014_12_27_20:57:26.705 108.036.133.xxx What time will you go dark tomorrow? (13) 2014_12_27_20:58:26.797 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Regular time at 10:00 ... work day on Monday ***ALEK***