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 1,346 times that day including 556 overloads of the system. For those that missed it, here's a log of what was said!
Date_Time IP Address Message 2011_10_16_18:00:59.935 024.236.035.xxx Greeting from Carlsbad, NM 2011_10_16_18:02:03.766 068.003.148.xxx got the "gotta go back to work tomorrow" blues! 2011_10_16_18:05:57.167 156.034.188.xxx What is in the Pirates Mouth? 2011_10_16_18:06:22.889 090.195.062.xxx top cam not working 2011_10_16_18:10:40.499 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Rsetting cam #2 ***ALEK*** 2011_10_16_18:12:54.356 090.200.154.xxx Woooo! 2011_10_16_18:13:30.931 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Ummmmm ... something seems really messed up with cam #2 ***ALEK*** 2011_10_16_18:20:52.619 087.194.130.xxx Oh is it christmas for cam 2? 2011_10_16_18:22:29.267 068.003.148.xxx bummer...... 2011_10_16_18:23:08.359 068.003.148.xxx but the hulks are up and out so it's all good! 2011_10_16_18:24:46.581 087.194.130.xxx Are you resetting cam 2 alek? 2011_10_16_18:31:28.450 108.083.004.xxx OH YES! 2011_10_16_18:32:20.779 108.083.004.xxx Hicery d***ery! 2011_10_16_18:32:43.614 108.083.004.xxx YAY! 2011_10_16_18:35:27.342 108.083.004.xxx Cam 2 is offline again! 2011_10_16_18:37:45.806 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Yea, cam2 is being a real butthead tonight - GRRRR! ***ALEK*** 2011_10_16_18:38:44.092 108.083.004.xxx Hi Alek! This is cool! 2011_10_16_18:39:01.578 087.194.130.xxx try unplugging the cam for 10 mins, that's if it is the cam and not the server 2011_10_16_18:40:18.151 108.083.004.xxx yay! it's back! 2011_10_16_18:40:35.983 087.194.130.xxx but for how long? 2011_10_16_18:41:14.606 108.083.004.xxx why can't you use hulk? 2011_10_16_18:42:14.275 108.083.004.xxx Not again! 2011_10_16_18:42:35.904 087.194.130.xxx i don't think the hulks are electric 2011_10_16_18:43:20.956 070.178.149.xxx Cam 2 is down 2011_10_16_18:44:31.868 070.178.149.xxx Oops...should have checked the history....cntrl-alt-del fixes everything! 2011_10_16_18:44:35.710 108.083.004.xxx it says offline but it's still there! 2011_10_16_18:45:00.189 108.083.004.xxx whoa! (10 IM's so far today) 2011_10_16_18:45:01.203 070.178.149.xxx There it is! 2011_10_16_18:47:03.924 087.194.130.xxx Cam 2 has frozen - look at the time stamp 2011_10_16_18:47:16.476 108.083.004.xxx probably pron (11) 2011_10_16_18:47:36.272 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Sorry again about cam2 problem - komar.org has money back guarantee! ***ALEK*** 2011_10_16_18:48:02.505 108.083.004.xxx oops meant to say the iron encasing is broken. (12) 2011_10_16_18:52:31.865 108.083.004.xxx This is so cool (13) 2011_10_16_18:53:27.541 108.083.004.xxx Bye Bye peeps! (14) 2011_10_16_18:58:21.117 087.194.130.xxx how is peeps a bad word???? 2011_10_16_18:59:14.389 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Profanity filter goofed - it is not a bad word ***ALEK*** 2011_10_16_18:59:51.834 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Going outside next to Homer to hang Skelly - at least cam#1 is working ***ALEK*** 2011_10_16_19:21:44.959 072.094.129.xxx This is so cool!! Works on an iPhone!!! 2011_10_16_19:22:32.543 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Sorry webcam#2 is still messed up ... ***ALEK*** 2011_10_16_19:29:30.457 068.003.148.xxx looks to be working right now- 2011_10_16_19:32:44.466 090.195.062.xxx hi alek 2011_10_16_19:33:46.350 068.150.161.xxx Hey hey?. Looks great today! 2011_10_16_19:34:28.851 090.195.062.xxx turn lights off 2011_10_16_19:35:29.056 068.150.161.xxx Roaar 2011_10_16_19:35:52.486 090.195.062.xxx hi alek can you wave 2011_10_16_19:36:23.483 068.150.161.xxx He Alek, how come cam 1 is not across the street? 2011_10_16_19:38:16.274 068.150.161.xxx Oh oh, 2 is off again 2011_10_16_19:38:29.990 090.195.062.xxx cameras frozen 2011_10_16_19:39:07.446 068.150.161.xxx Time has stopped!!!, 2011_10_16_19:40:05.461 068.150.161.xxx Oh no!!! 2011_10_16_19:41:07.932 090.195.062.xxx its offline 2011_10_16_19:43:27.452 090.195.062.xxx #2 offline 2011_10_16_19:43:31.289 071.081.197.xxx YAGA YAGA YAGA DEEEEEEEE! 2011_10_16_19:43:59.557 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Reset whole network to try to get cam #2 back online! ***ALEK*** 2011_10_16_19:44:00.152 090.195.062.xxx hi alek 2011_10_16_19:44:11.797 071.081.197.xxx Alek WAVE FOR US PLEASE 2011_10_16_19:44:41.219 068.150.161.xxx Cam 2 needs to go up 2011_10_16_19:45:00.116 090.195.062.xxx alek wheres the neighbours camera 2011_10_16_19:45:05.974 071.081.197.xxx thanks for fixing cam 2 2011_10_16_19:45:44.062 090.195.062.xxx where cam across street (10 IM's so far today) 2011_10_16_19:47:24.677 079.066.223.xxx how big is that monitor 2011_10_16_19:47:43.589 108.083.004.xxx ploopy! (15) 2011_10_16_19:48:32.137 108.083.004.xxx Dark! (16) 2011_10_16_19:48:48.781 072.081.088.xxx YAY! The Hulks are out! 2011_10_16_19:50:40.826 108.083.004.xxx Hello! (17) 2011_10_16_19:51:29.079 079.066.223.xxx alek will you leave some of these lights up until christmas now? 2011_10_16_19:54:59.576 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** About the only thing that stays up are the icicle lights ***ALEK*** 2011_10_16_20:08:13.241 108.014.182.xxx NICE!! 2011_10_16_20:14:13.491 090.195.062.xxx how much did the x10 stuff cost you (11) 2011_10_16_20:19:58.746 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** I have a LOT of X10 stuff ... so wasn't cheap ***ALEK*** 2011_10_16_20:24:06.315 090.195.062.xxx ok what about the source code is that released yet (12) 2011_10_16_20:48:47.264 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Adding some stuff to the Haunted Office - BOO! ***ALEK*** 2011_10_16_21:07:41.077 068.092.102.xxx Yay we're back for another year! :D 2011_10_16_21:34:26.333 072.081.088.xxx Magic Cube! 2011_10_16_21:35:39.619 072.081.088.xxx Harry has gone hawaiian! 2011_10_16_21:54:17.925 075.050.058.xxx that was scary 2011_10_16_21:56:13.176 075.050.058.xxx Thanks for putting this website together....every yr look frwd 2 it