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 1,308 times that day including 415 overloads of the system. For those that missed it, here's a log of what was said!
Date_Time IP Address Message 2007_10_17_18:00:09.995 098.204.014.xxx Sweet! 2007_10_17_18:00:40.763 098.204.014.xxx Wave, Alek!@! 2007_10_17_18:01:56.081 076.178.104.xxx is stuff on? it says 3 hour 59 mins here 2007_10_17_18:02:13.333 075.038.244.xxx Hi Jen, I ___3 You! HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!! 2007_10_17_18:02:16.116 098.204.014.xxx 3:59 till its off 2007_10_17_18:02:50.241 076.178.104.xxx oh ok i am dumb.... 2007_10_17_18:02:56.314 098.204.014.xxx Heh, chatting on a laptop across the country is fun! 2007_10_17_18:04:15.770 098.204.014.xxx Alek, This is SOO awesome 2007_10_17_18:04:54.032 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Glad you like it - gets better shortly when it's dark ***ALEK*** 2007_10_17_18:04:54.249 098.204.014.xxx You're my geek hero! 2007_10_17_18:08:12.006 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** I'll take that as a compliment - thanks! ***ALEK*** 2007_10_17_18:09:04.449 075.038.244.xxx Rockies vs Tribe in the world series? I think so! 2007_10_17_18:09:28.286 070.088.108.xxx when is xmas light go up 2007_10_17_18:10:21.572 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Would prefer Red Sox, but bring on Indians against Rckies (xmas in a month) ***ALEK*** 2007_10_17_18:10:57.291 070.088.108.xxx when do u set up for xmas 2007_10_17_18:15:16.092 070.088.108.xxx how much money do u raise 2007_10_17_18:19:04.113 075.055.038.xxx is there anybody out there? 2007_10_17_18:19:44.899 070.088.108.xxx WWE ROCKS 2007_10_17_18:19:46.686 098.204.014.xxx Yeah 2007_10_17_18:20:07.894 075.055.038.xxx hey, he's not here, lets steal stuff 2007_10_17_18:21:28.068 070.088.108.xxx DO U LIKE WWE LIKE DEAMMAN KANE ETC 2007_10_17_18:21:41.819 098.204.014.xxx Yeah, sure. We can teleport like willy wonka1 2007_10_17_18:22:48.133 075.055.038.xxx umpa lumpa 2007_10_17_18:23:01.125 085.072.112.xxx I'm in Greece and controlling this...how cool! 2007_10_17_18:23:25.660 075.055.038.xxx hes back, lets get out of here 2007_10_17_18:23:33.073 098.204.014.xxx Hey Alek... Wave XD! 2007_10_17_18:23:59.720 085.072.112.xxx I waited up until 3 am just to see if it would really work! I'm glad I did! 2007_10_17_18:24:06.247 070.088.108.xxx hi alex 2007_10_17_18:24:11.310 065.184.255.xxx All your decoration are belong to us 2007_10_17_18:24:14.282 098.204.014.xxx Nice mask, hulkman (10 IM's so far today) 2007_10_17_18:24:15.795 075.055.038.xxx sup frank? 2007_10_17_18:24:49.081 098.204.014.xxx Funnily enough, My name is alex :) (11) 2007_10_17_18:25:49.453 075.055.038.xxx that is a funny name 2007_10_17_18:27:06.357 065.184.255.xxx All your decoration are belong to us 2007_10_17_18:27:18.703 068.206.152.xxx Hello! What a great site! 2007_10_17_18:28:03.677 068.206.152.xxx This is so great! 2007_10_17_18:28:08.404 098.204.014.xxx Are the messages alek says shown on the laptop? (12) 2007_10_17_18:28:39.819 068.206.152.xxx I think so! 2007_10_17_18:28:43.289 205.188.117.xxx I hate having dial up, I can't see any of the webcams 2007_10_17_18:28:49.614 075.055.038.xxx which alex? 2007_10_17_18:29:39.653 068.206.152.xxx Gosh I bet his house is never quiet! 2007_10_17_18:37:44.158 098.204.014.xxx the alex that runs the site (13) 2007_10_17_18:42:21.552 098.204.014.xxx where are the skulls in cam2 on cam 1? (14) 2007_10_17_18:45:54.132 143.088.203.xxx hi 2007_10_17_18:47:19.429 098.204.014.xxx This is cool! are you gonna use powerline sometime? (15) 2007_10_17_18:50:14.607 066.227.136.xxx Hahaha HAPPY HALLOWEEN Hahaha HAPPY HALLOWEEN 2007_10_17_18:54:25.538 142.155.063.xxx Awesome use of X10 2007_10_17_18:57:11.793 072.185.224.xxx Hello from tampa florida :) . 2007_10_17_19:06:33.945 066.227.136.xxx Have A good Day Alek 2007_10_17_19:08:10.661 066.227.136.xxx Homer says OH NOOOOO 2007_10_17_19:15:04.354 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** laptop honkered up on webcam3 - dang windoze - fixed! ***ALEK*** 2007_10_17_19:16:56.235 072.185.224.xxx wonereed what happened 2007_10_17_19:17:43.142 072.185.224.xxx thanks for fixing it alek :) 2007_10_17_19:30:50.947 072.185.224.xxx cool drawing :) 2007_10_17_19:31:56.832 072.185.224.xxx awesome work 2007_10_17_19:34:37.002 068.211.126.xxx where are the kids 2007_10_17_19:35:25.060 068.211.126.xxx hey! 2007_10_17_19:40:03.589 068.211.126.xxx Where Are Your Kids? 2007_10_17_19:43:01.521 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Kids are getting ready for bed - Kyle's drawing posted on blog ***ALEK*** 2007_10_17_19:44:24.006 068.211.126.xxx goodnight 2007_10_17_19:50:06.828 075.107.183.xxx hello from lowry city missouri 2007_10_17_19:57:03.160 074.060.076.xxx hi alex greet site 2007_10_17_19:57:47.452 076.178.104.xxx goodnight! 2007_10_17_19:58:17.043 076.178.104.xxx wave! 2007_10_17_19:58:55.646 074.060.076.xxx anything on the light bight this year? 2007_10_17_20:00:22.589 072.185.224.xxx superman :) 2007_10_17_20:01:22.120 066.171.116.xxx wow, that office sure is crowded! do you get any work done? 2007_10_17_20:06:31.815 024.173.089.xxx hello from mississippi 2007_10_17_20:07:20.653 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Probably won't do lite-brite this year. Clutter in office means working hard! ***ALEK*** 2007_10_17_20:08:44.934 024.173.089.xxx brenda says hi 2007_10_17_20:10:11.340 024.173.089.xxx thanks for doing this it has to be one of the coolest things we have seen 2007_10_17_20:16:08.493 071.215.123.xxx Cody says hello frm TUCSON 2007_10_17_20:17:24.219 071.215.123.xxx Dawn says Hello too..... love the lights 2007_10_17_20:23:57.092 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Hello Tuscon - better luck next time on Arizona against the Colorado Rockies! ***ALEK*** 2007_10_17_21:06:34.017 075.038.244.xxx Everything turned off amuses me. A lot. 2007_10_17_21:10:58.583 068.004.197.xxx Homer & Frankenstein want to go down for the nite. 2007_10_17_21:11:48.906 068.004.197.xxx But Irvine says NO!! 2007_10_17_21:13:08.012 068.004.197.xxx Goodnite Alek & family - sweet dreams about the World Series 2007_10_17_21:19:04.986 076.178.104.xxx hi aleck! 2007_10_17_21:20:12.073 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Hello 076.178.104.xxx and other web surfers from around the world! ***ALEK*** 2007_10_17_21:23:09.457 076.178.104.xxx ok alek i will do as you say, a few things you could do are: 1. put a little di 2007_10_17_21:34:16.714 065.093.084.xxx i think you need more decorations in that room _______ 2007_10_17_21:38:56.982 076.178.104.xxx ok alek i will do as you say, my suggestions are: 2007_10_17_21:39:19.755 076.178.104.xxx 1. put a little icon by the on/off controlls telling if that zone is on or off 2007_10_17_21:39:44.436 076.178.104.xxx off. 2. make a way to disable/change the music from addams family 2007_10_17_21:40:22.946 076.178.104.xxx 3. make the time left thing separate from the IM because i had to type in notep (10 IM's so far today) 2007_10_17_21:40:50.436 076.178.104.xxx type in notepad because im slow at typing (11) 2007_10_17_21:41:42.114 076.178.104.xxx i had to split this up so you could read it hope you dont mind - MAxwell (12) 2007_10_17_21:43:24.238 076.178.104.xxx oh and possibly make the im screen scroll dow messages? - Maxwell (13) 2007_10_17_21:44:06.682 024.018.252.xxx sinister ducks! LINK DELETED 2007_10_17_21:44:38.069 076.178.104.xxx one more question: can i change the location in the little orange (14) 2007_10_17_21:45:08.291 076.178.104.xxx bar at the top of the screen from yuma arizona (15) 2007_10_17_21:45:31.249 076.178.104.xxx to post falls idaho? -Maxwel (16) 2007_10_17_21:46:08.119 076.178.104.xxx again sorry for so many IM's please dont be mad at me (17) 2007_10_17_21:50:03.489 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** 1. Not possible per FAQ - good thinng to read first before asking BTW ... ***ALEK*** 2007_10_17_21:50:42.894 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** 2. Hit the STOP button on the player and use the link for other selections ***ALEK*** 2007_10_17_21:51:16.591 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** 3. That's just the way the code works ... ***ALEK*** 2007_10_17_21:51:47.935 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** 4. I might give the "scroll IM idea" some thought - thanks! ***ALEK*** 2007_10_17_21:52:56.426 076.178.104.xxx oh sorry ill look at the FAQ again but i didnt se it (18) 2007_10_17_21:53:30.217 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** 5. WRT Orange Bar - the is all auto-geo-ip ... follow the link for the how-to ***ALEK*** 2007_10_17_21:53:40.414 065.093.084.xxx FEAR THE HUNK 2007_10_17_21:54:10.814 065.093.084.xxx FEAR THE HULK 2007_10_17_21:54:50.317 058.028.197.xxx kinda fun, eh?!? ___-) ****___ 2007_10_17_21:55:13.635 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** Wait a day or two and you'll REALLY fear the HULKS!!! ***ALEK*** 2007_10_17_21:55:41.538 058.028.197.xxx Apparantly smileys dont work.. 2007_10_17_21:56:15.641 069.242.151.xxx Luke, I am your father. 2007_10_17_21:56:55.997 058.028.197.xxx Oh dear.. what's my mum been up to? 2007_10_17_21:57:39.416 069.242.151.xxx Bob Saget 2007_10_17_21:58:53.986 058.028.197.xxx 2 more minutes... 2007_10_17_21:59:12.783 070.084.053.xxx ***ALEK*** YEP ... but there is always tomorrow! ***ALEK*** 2007_10_17_21:59:53.737 058.028.197.xxx Will we get the Hulk