The Halloween Decorations Webcam allows Internet surfers to send "Instant Messages via webcam" which are displayed real-time in the Haunted Office.In addition, web surfers are controlling the lights & inflatables - i.e. turning them on and off via X10 controls - which they did 2,270 times that day including 1,144 overloads of the system. For those that missed it, here's a log of what was said!
Date_Time IP Address Message 2007_10_14_18:02:15.964 068.099.184.xxx What's inside the pumpkin outside the garage? 2007_10_14_18:03:07.947 068.237.011.xxx I see a ghost in there. 2007_10_14_18:06:10.081 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** No ghosts in here - just me!!! ___-) ***ALEK*** 2007_10_14_18:06:18.103 066.227.136.xxx Hi From Alpena MI 2007_10_14_18:09:55.491 068.237.011.xxx Greetings from Brooklyn, NY! 2007_10_14_18:12:00.480 024.110.180.xxx hello from florida! 2007_10_14_18:13:15.694 065.191.216.xxx Hi From Fayetteville North Carolina 2007_10_14_18:15:12.863 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Disabling X10 for some quick pictures ... ***ALEK*** 2007_10_14_18:15:23.608 076.178.104.xxx hey alek wave! 2007_10_14_18:17:33.751 065.191.216.xxx awww turned off the controles :( 2007_10_14_18:19:31.929 076.178.104.xxx hurry with the pics im getting bored 2007_10_14_18:20:27.780 076.178.104.xxx hey cam 2 is moving! 2007_10_14_18:22:14.274 076.178.104.xxx yay 2007_10_14_18:22:22.854 200.122.098.xxx welcome back 2007_10_14_18:22:44.639 076.178.104.xxx wave! 2007_10_14_18:22:45.645 076.073.169.xxx is it raining there? 2007_10_14_18:22:53.508 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** OK - done with pictures - X10 Control back on!!! ***ALEK*** 2007_10_14_18:23:13.113 200.122.098.xxx yeah!!!!!! 2007_10_14_18:23:13.831 076.178.104.xxx wave please!!! 2007_10_14_18:23:39.893 076.073.169.xxx looks wet there but says no rain under weather 2007_10_14_18:23:54.635 200.122.098.xxx this year, nobody writes !?!? 2007_10_14_18:24:50.197 076.178.104.xxx who are you calling? 2007_10_14_18:25:31.077 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** rain gauge doesn't work well - probably 1/4" so far today ... ***ALEK*** 2007_10_14_18:26:15.057 076.073.169.xxx when will you start seeing snow? 2007_10_14_18:26:17.178 200.122.098.xxx control X10 is overload and don't work!! 2007_10_14_18:26:44.174 076.178.104.xxx my bad sorry 2007_10_14_18:29:48.695 068.099.184.xxx Alek: why aren't you watchinng the rockies? 2007_10_14_18:30:09.713 065.191.216.xxx grr... guess im not gonna see the house with everything on 2007_10_14_18:31:38.753 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Am keeping an eye on Rockies Game online tonight ... ***ALEK*** 2007_10_14_18:32:58.442 065.191.216.xxx grr... everything is overloading 2007_10_14_18:33:24.480 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** BTW, pretty steady drizzle here, so surprised they are playing. ***ALEK*** 2007_10_14_18:34:10.086 076.178.104.xxx ive been watching it rain there all day on cam 2 (i have alot of free time) 2007_10_14_18:34:19.893 065.191.216.xxx alek why do the x-10 controls overload so much? 2007_10_14_18:34:53.226 076.178.104.xxx 37 people trying to mess with them probably (10 IM's so far today) 2007_10_14_18:35:11.582 065.191.216.xxx oh 2007_10_14_18:37:03.408 078.145.153.xxx hi alex hows it goin 2007_10_14_18:38:09.316 078.145.153.xxx can u give us a wave please 2007_10_14_18:39:04.352 065.191.216.xxx ide imagen alek does alot of waving lol 2007_10_14_18:40:08.429 205.188.117.xxx Hi Alek from Pa 2007_10_14_18:40:26.116 065.191.216.xxx alek i cant wait to see your christmas lights this christmas cuz im a christmas 2007_10_14_18:41:14.752 065.191.216.xxx im a major christmas nut if i new what i was doing ide do x1o to 2007_10_14_18:41:20.997 076.178.104.xxx aleck can we get any other music without having to click the link to the right (11) 2007_10_14_18:42:19.016 066.227.136.xxx Have a good Niget 2007_10_14_18:42:54.576 066.227.136.xxx Hi 2007_10_14_18:43:25.355 065.191.216.xxx yay i see all the stuff lit up :D (10 IM's so far today) 2007_10_14_18:43:43.842 024.164.184.xxx off off off off off off off... 2007_10_14_18:44:08.318 064.053.222.xxx All your base are belong to us. 2007_10_14_18:44:24.836 065.191.216.xxx no on on on on on on (11) 2007_10_14_18:44:48.083 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Rockies game has started - really surprised with weather ... ***ALEK*** 2007_10_14_18:45:23.505 024.164.184.xxx off of off off off off off... 2007_10_14_18:45:23.865 076.178.104.xxx alek turn cam 1 over so we can see hulk (12) 2007_10_14_18:45:34.594 205.188.117.xxx Its in the 50s here brrrrrr Pa 2007_10_14_18:48:05.712 024.164.184.xxx put camera back 2007_10_14_18:48:09.169 065.191.216.xxx awesome cam is moving (12) 2007_10_14_18:48:22.099 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** There's a closeup of the HULK for 'ya ... ***ALEK*** 2007_10_14_18:48:22.836 076.178.104.xxx hooray thanks (13) 2007_10_14_18:48:48.443 024.164.184.xxx boooo put camera back 2007_10_14_18:48:51.980 076.178.104.xxx what is the hulk made of? (14) 2007_10_14_18:48:53.577 070.106.057.xxx Why cant you see the Inflatables 2007_10_14_18:48:58.962 065.191.216.xxx whats that thing thats not standing up? (13) 2007_10_14_18:49:59.455 070.106.057.xxx Why can't you see the Inflatables 2007_10_14_18:50:30.094 070.106.057.xxx NVM 2007_10_14_18:51:18.567 070.106.057.xxx Alek why is your webcam moving 2007_10_14_18:51:31.653 076.109.129.xxx HELLO 2007_10_14_18:51:36.554 076.178.104.xxx he was doing it (15) 2007_10_14_18:51:57.656 076.109.129.xxx Oh 2007_10_14_18:52:26.780 076.178.104.xxx alekzoom in on cam 2 with cam 1 (16) 2007_10_14_18:52:50.458 076.109.129.xxx i was jus wonerin why it cant be video feed not updated pics? 2007_10_14_18:53:52.353 076.109.129.xxx i dont know 2007_10_14_18:54:37.408 076.109.129.xxx imagine how weird his yard looks to the neighboors 2007_10_14_18:56:20.534 076.178.104.xxx bye. wave alek!!! (17) 2007_10_14_18:57:27.342 076.109.129.xxx is he reading these? 2007_10_14_18:59:25.718 065.191.216.xxx alek why dont you do live video instead of pics that update? (14) 2007_10_14_19:00:34.993 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Per the FAQ, a LOT more $$$ and bandwidth for streaming video ***ALEK*** 2007_10_14_19:02:01.242 076.178.104.xxx why didnt the ____________ apear? (18) 2007_10_14_19:05:30.161 066.227.136.xxx ''''''''''''''''''' 2007_10_14_19:09:23.387 076.178.104.xxx alek why isnt there a zone 1? (19) 2007_10_14_19:11:19.911 076.178.104.xxx noooo too dark tun them on!!! (20 IM's so far today) 2007_10_14_19:28:31.414 076.178.104.xxx alek what time does the clock say? (21) 2007_10_14_19:32:43.500 058.028.197.xxx Back again! 2007_10_14_19:40:47.163 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Rockies/D-Backs tied 1-1 now ... ***ALEK*** 2007_10_14_19:43:08.405 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Moving pumpkin from garage since wife coming home ... ***ALEK*** 2007_10_14_19:43:10.595 067.053.144.xxx Hey guy at computer wave to us!!! 2007_10_14_19:43:27.385 075.138.222.xxx I killed Homer LOL 2007_10_14_19:43:55.034 067.053.144.xxx Hey guy at computer wave to us 2007_10_14_19:47:18.006 075.138.222.xxx looks like Alex left 2007_10_14_19:47:49.410 058.028.197.xxx He's outside. Turh the lights on so we can watch him. 2007_10_14_19:49:15.776 066.168.250.xxx I love this site. This is the second year I've visited. 2007_10_14_19:49:59.792 066.168.250.xxx Hi from Alabama! 2007_10_14_19:50:19.144 067.053.144.xxx Hey everyone 2007_10_14_19:50:59.759 067.053.144.xxx anyone watch ghost hinters 2007_10_14_19:51:34.366 200.122.098.xxx garage lights don't turn on 2007_10_14_19:51:50.985 067.053.144.xxx I was on beyon reailty raido 2007_10_14_19:52:00.532 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Turn garage lights on - wife due home any minute! ***ALEK*** 2007_10_14_19:52:35.683 067.053.144.xxx Wave to us computer guy!!!!!! 2007_10_14_19:53:09.566 058.028.197.xxx Garage lights wont turn on:( 2007_10_14_19:53:13.109 071.058.106.xxx still not from indianapolis 2007_10_14_19:54:43.539 067.053.144.xxx anyone know of any good halloween websites 2007_10_14_19:55:06.199 071.058.106.xxx playtonium 2007_10_14_19:55:18.226 067.053.144.xxx Majstar in da house 2007_10_14_19:56:09.467 071.058.106.xxx m&ms dark chocolate movie trivia 2007_10_14_19:56:31.582 067.053.144.xxx hi compiter guy 2007_10_14_19:56:51.479 128.205.074.xxx aww cute kid 2007_10_14_19:57:29.575 067.053.144.xxx hey (10 IM's so far today) 2007_10_14_19:57:57.284 058.028.197.xxx Alek, the Garage lights wont turn on. 2007_10_14_19:58:02.999 071.058.106.xxx whatcha doin' there? 2007_10_14_19:58:11.782 067.053.144.xxx Graage door open (11) 2007_10_14_19:58:35.442 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Something is amiss with X10 - looking into it ***ALEK*** 2007_10_14_19:58:38.992 071.058.106.xxx Mom's home? 2007_10_14_19:58:44.355 128.205.074.xxx i miss my lite brie 2007_10_14_19:59:21.880 067.053.144.xxx tey are trying to fix the lights (12) 2007_10_14_19:59:56.551 067.053.144.xxx HI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (13) 2007_10_14_20:00:45.221 067.053.144.xxx Hi little guy (14) 2007_10_14_20:01:52.835 067.053.144.xxx Anyone from wisconsin (15) 2007_10_14_20:03:01.628 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Blown Fuse in Garage - fixed! ***ALEK*** 2007_10_14_20:03:23.698 067.053.144.xxx there is a a orb on that guy (16) 2007_10_14_20:04:50.666 024.008.087.xxx Way too cool! 2007_10_14_20:05:30.259 071.115.176.xxx Hoo Hah! 2007_10_14_20:09:53.043 066.214.169.xxx Your house is so nice 2007_10_14_20:12:06.115 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** GFI is tripping - something got wet in the rain ... ***ALEK*** 2007_10_14_20:12:30.593 200.122.098.xxx what happen!!!!! 2007_10_14_20:14:12.709 200.122.098.xxx we are back online :) 2007_10_14_20:15:11.299 070.244.128.xxx yee haw 2007_10_14_20:15:35.472 200.122.098.xxx a fuse blow.... again 2007_10_14_20:16:09.041 058.028.197.xxx Mains voltage + water = bad. 2007_10_14_20:16:53.617 200.122.098.xxx a very badmyear for halloween lights :S 2007_10_14_20:18:16.914 024.018.252.xxx Be careful!! 2007_10_14_20:20:54.844 200.122.098.xxx garden's pumpkin doesn't work :S (10 IM's so far today) 2007_10_14_20:23:12.858 074.060.076.xxx what garden 2007_10_14_20:23:22.056 200.122.098.xxx rain rain go away!! rain rain go away!! (11) 2007_10_14_20:24:03.363 200.122.098.xxx front yard sorry i'm from argentina i speak spanish (12) 2007_10_14_20:24:12.301 076.178.104.xxx is the short fixed? (22) 2007_10_14_20:24:37.132 076.178.104.xxx wow (23) 2007_10_14_20:24:46.138 200.122.098.xxx the pumpkin over the grass don't work (13) 2007_10_14_20:25:06.201 076.178.104.xxx what shorted out? (24) 2007_10_14_20:25:09.719 074.060.076.xxx he has a pink shirt on 2007_10_14_20:25:18.419 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Rain caused GFCI to trip - should be fixed now ***ALEK*** 2007_10_14_20:25:38.391 024.018.252.xxx this is what the internet is ___for___ :) 2007_10_14_20:25:42.613 076.178.104.xxx what shorted out though? (25) 2007_10_14_20:25:47.092 070.018.124.xxx What was that flash? 2007_10_14_20:26:10.086 076.178.104.xxx alek (26) 2007_10_14_20:26:16.479 070.018.124.xxx It was THE flash! 2007_10_14_20:27:03.243 074.060.076.xxx what flash 2007_10_14_20:35:44.541 076.178.104.xxx is alek going to fix the pumpkin or not? (27) 2007_10_14_20:43:45.529 070.187.027.xxx Hello... LINK DELETED in the house 2007_10_14_20:44:16.284 070.187.027.xxx chris200 in the house 2007_10_14_20:44:22.679 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Garage pumpkin is working - lawn is not - will fix tomorrow ***ALEK*** 2007_10_14_20:44:54.726 070.187.027.xxx wonder hit one dot com 2007_10_14_20:50:01.731 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Rockies go up 4-1 in the 6th! ***ALEK*** 2007_10_14_20:50:09.199 068.013.094.xxx Hi Alek!!! 2007_10_14_21:22:35.875 076.178.104.xxx why wont homer stand all the way up? (28) 2007_10_14_21:26:44.044 024.166.247.xxx probably because of the rain. and its probably wet. 2007_10_14_21:27:27.362 142.163.198.xxx Hello from Newfoundland! 2007_10_14_21:27:36.965 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Yea, Homer is pretty wet and therefore heavy ... ***ALEK*** 2007_10_14_21:28:53.335 024.166.247.xxx did the rockies WIN? 2007_10_14_21:50:58.524 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Rockies WIN 4-1 ... go up 3-0 against Arizona in the best-of-7 NLCS ***ALEK***