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 2,432 times that day including 1,483 overloads of the system. For those that missed it, here's a log of what was said!
Date_Time IP Address Message 2011_10_17_18:04:06.159 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Ooops ... X10 control laptop's Ethernet was loose ***ALEK*** 2011_10_17_18:05:42.763 072.081.088.xxx I just looked up Wall Drug. How Cool! 2011_10_17_18:08:13.921 068.150.161.xxx That family was cute! Checking out the house 2011_10_17_18:10:32.273 077.103.222.xxx Hey from London, England 2011_10_17_18:11:53.201 077.103.222.xxx Ken Borton woz 'ere ___) 2011_10_17_18:20:07.909 071.105.120.xxx ARRRROOOOOOOOOOO! :-) 2011_10_17_18:20:44.368 071.105.120.xxx Hi Alex!! Give us a big wave :-) 2011_10_17_18:21:12.097 072.077.135.xxx Thank you for doing this every year! Cheers! 2011_10_17_18:21:28.835 071.105.120.xxx Oh No - Type-O! Should say Alek!! 2011_10_17_18:22:00.107 072.077.135.xxx Been keeping up on Wachinggrassgrow 2011_10_17_18:23:35.464 072.077.135.xxx How are the eyes? 2011_10_17_18:24:41.412 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Eyes are doing well ... interesting oddity is I can see Ultraviolet light! ***ALEK*** 2011_10_17_18:24:41.776 068.003.148.xxx what's for dinner, Alek? 2011_10_17_18:31:51.735 024.250.246.xxx hello 2011_10_17_18:32:01.753 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Was chicken and mashed potatoes - Tacos and MARGs were better last night! ***ALEK*** 2011_10_17_18:32:50.238 068.061.168.xxx Hi Alex 2011_10_17_18:32:55.315 024.250.246.xxx alek i wish i had the skills to do this 2011_10_17_18:33:34.098 068.061.168.xxx HI Alek 2011_10_17_18:33:57.624 024.250.246.xxx do you sit there all night 2011_10_17_18:34:35.658 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Actually, that is an animatronic Alek sitting there! ***ALEK*** 2011_10_17_18:35:15.270 024.250.246.xxx really so where are you typing from 2011_10_17_18:37:25.147 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** The HAL9000 Alek is typing from the keyboard! ***ALEK*** 2011_10_17_18:37:53.214 024.250.246.xxx Alex you left 2011_10_17_18:39:23.389 024.250.246.xxx What is alex doing on cam 2 2011_10_17_18:41:48.432 072.081.088.xxx Photo time! 2011_10_17_18:42:20.974 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Yep - disabling X10 controls for photos ... ***ALEK*** 2011_10_17_18:42:59.937 024.250.246.xxx what were you doing on the lawn 2011_10_17_18:47:30.548 072.081.088.xxx I love the rope lights. There should be more of them! 2011_10_17_18:49:28.954 024.236.035.xxx Hello from Carlsbad, NM 2011_10_17_18:50:35.750 067.241.081.xxx hi from Chaumont,NY 2011_10_17_18:59:15.577 067.241.081.xxx hi Alek 2011_10_17_18:59:26.710 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Done taking pictures - control returned back to the Internet! ***ALEK*** 2011_10_17_19:05:38.203 072.081.088.xxx Harry is still shocked. LOL! 2011_10_17_19:05:49.990 071.091.039.xxx So glad to see the lights back! 2011_10_17_19:11:40.148 067.080.232.xxx Hello All from New Jersey!! 2011_10_17_19:23:51.571 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Just got back from picking Basil - first frost predicted for tonight ***ALEK*** 2011_10_17_19:25:15.276 067.241.081.xxx whats wrong with the pumpkins on roof alek? 2011_10_17_19:26:19.092 068.150.161.xxx ya the Pumpkins aren't inflating 2011_10_17_19:27:22.857 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Roof pumpkins just take a while to inflate - keep zone #3 ON! ***ALEK*** 2011_10_17_19:33:11.338 068.150.161.xxx the Neighborhood has gone black!!! 2011_10_17_19:35:03.821 068.150.161.xxx too bad he doesn't have inflatable Turkeys! 2011_10_17_19:35:44.687 068.150.161.xxx could light up for thanksgiving! :D 2011_10_17_19:38:42.808 068.150.161.xxx have an inflatable Tom Tucker 2011_10_17_19:42:02.799 067.241.081.xxx pumpkins on roof not going up again 2011_10_17_19:42:52.058 068.150.161.xxx if we don't turn off 3 it'll come up 2011_10_17_19:44:50.836 067.241.081.xxx I see them light up they look like a little fire on roof lol 2011_10_17_19:50:30.996 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Small lighted pumpkins on top roof - inflatable pumpkins on garage roof ***ALEK*** 2011_10_17_19:50:35.097 068.150.161.xxx its too bad he can't find orange icicle lights.. 2011_10_17_19:51:37.408 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Orange ICED icicles lights - the ones that hang - would be AWESOME ***ALEK*** 2011_10_17_19:51:40.517 071.187.031.xxx alek its drews son hi 2011_10_17_19:52:11.521 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Hey Drew, when you coming over to help Kyle clean the basement? ***ALEK*** 2011_10_17_19:53:03.558 068.150.161.xxx there is texting!! hahaah 2011_10_17_19:53:04.603 071.187.031.xxx nevvaarr 2011_10_17_19:53:04.881 108.025.107.xxx hello from NJ 2011_10_17_19:54:19.852 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Back downstairs to make some Pesto from that Basil - YUMM! ***ALEK*** 2011_10_17_19:54:43.713 071.187.031.xxx hey alek its sam drews son im going to join the local civil air patrol 2011_10_17_19:56:09.557 068.150.161.xxx black and white camera!! 1950's!!! (10 IM's so far today) 2011_10_17_20:08:47.471 068.150.161.xxx humma bumma (11) 2011_10_17_20:12:18.356 068.150.161.xxx now if Alek had a 3 floor house...... (12) 2011_10_17_20:14:17.303 071.187.031.xxx boo 2011_10_17_20:16:29.192 068.150.161.xxx more camera issues (13) 2011_10_17_20:20:17.251 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Confusing why cam#2 is acting up - was fine all day long! ***ALEK*** 2011_10_17_20:20:59.939 068.092.102.xxx Ghosts in the machine! 2011_10_17_20:29:07.047 066.031.004.xxx PAPAMUDD 2011_10_17_20:40:11.884 072.081.088.xxx Light it up! 2011_10_17_20:40:59.750 072.081.088.xxx Wonders if his neighbors ever turn the lights off. Heh! 2011_10_17_20:41:21.037 068.150.161.xxx I love the classic look.. black & White.. (14) 2011_10_17_20:45:56.940 068.150.161.xxx X10 (15) 2011_10_17_20:48:00.380 068.150.161.xxx if he were out on an acreage.. he could run the (16) 2011_10_17_20:48:25.632 068.150.161.xxx lights all night long! (17) 2011_10_17_20:49:12.433 068.092.102.xxx I think zone 3 might be stuck on :) 2011_10_17_20:55:17.266 068.150.161.xxx Nope (18) 2011_10_17_21:04:55.452 107.010.208.xxx Happy fall from livonia michigan 2011_10_17_21:07:13.957 068.150.161.xxx where is that in Michigan? (19) 2011_10_17_21:07:55.000 107.010.208.xxx southeast michigan a suburb of detroit 2011_10_17_21:19:36.916 107.010.208.xxx HAPPY HALLOWEEN 2011_10_17_21:19:48.510 108.083.004.xxx Poop 2011_10_17_21:20:25.392 107.010.208.xxx HEY ALEK!!! 2011_10_17_21:20:27.307 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Just had fresh Pesto on Pasta with some cheap red wine - YUMMY! ***ALEK*** 2011_10_17_21:21:07.513 068.150.161.xxx not the expensive wine??? :) (20 IM's so far today) 2011_10_17_21:21:57.124 108.083.004.xxx iPhone 4S FTW! 2011_10_17_21:22:02.934 107.010.208.xxx HEY ALEK I'M ON A GOOGLE ACER CHROMEBOOK 2011_10_17_21:22:41.237 108.083.004.xxx How did you put the X10 controls on this website? 2011_10_17_21:24:01.753 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Halloween Webcam should work well on Chrome, iPhone, and iPad! ***ALEK*** 2011_10_17_21:25:17.099 068.092.102.xxx I work well on potato chips and Dr. Pepper ___) 2011_10_17_21:25:19.776 068.150.161.xxx you know what you need Alek? a Moving Ghost.. (21) 2011_10_17_21:25:50.049 068.150.161.xxx one that moves from one place to another (22) 2011_10_17_21:28:58.688 076.216.243.xxx Happy Halloween 2011_10_17_21:29:28.688 076.216.243.xxx HAppy birthday alek 2011_10_17_21:29:45.684 071.050.071.xxx HALLOWEEN ROCKS! 2011_10_17_21:29:56.316 076.216.243.xxx Can you look at the camera 2011_10_17_21:30:31.026 068.150.161.xxx he reminds me of Michael Douglas in that one movie (23) 2011_10_17_21:30:52.225 076.216.243.xxx Where are your kids 2011_10_17_21:31:04.939 068.150.161.xxx where he loses his job and goes crazy shooting... (24) 2011_10_17_21:31:17.574 075.050.058.xxx dude like that he looks like phil hartman 2011_10_17_21:31:54.249 068.150.161.xxx well from the side it's Micheal Douglas!! with glasses (25) 2011_10_17_21:32:28.159 068.092.102.xxx How is the eye Alek 2011_10_17_21:32:28.426 076.216.243.xxx YOU ROCK MAN 2011_10_17_21:33:50.730 068.150.161.xxx the Movie is "Falling down" (26) 2011_10_17_21:34:30.505 068.150.161.xxx Starring Alek as Douglas in Falling Down! hehe (27) 2011_10_17_21:37:00.251 024.128.177.xxx Lights are looking good, glad to see them back 2011_10_17_21:39:57.850 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** I'll tell my wife I look like Michael Douglas! ***ALEK*** 2011_10_17_21:40:22.283 068.150.161.xxx a YOUNG Michael Douglas :) with short hair (28) 2011_10_17_21:40:44.190 109.044.148.xxx Greetings from Germany. Love your Side!! 2011_10_17_21:44:30.562 109.044.148.xxx And it Works pretty well in iPhone. Wooohoooo 2011_10_17_21:44:43.461 075.071.133.xxx SOON OFF HALLOWEEN ALL LIGHT 2011_10_17_21:45:19.675 108.083.004.xxx I LIKE CHICKEN! 2011_10_17_21:45:45.664 108.083.004.xxx THIS IS SO COOL! 2011_10_17_21:45:54.378 076.028.028.xxx All lights off! 2011_10_17_21:46:10.966 108.083.004.xxx LIGHTS OFF NOW! 2011_10_17_21:47:38.907 108.083.004.xxx SCREAMZ! 2011_10_17_21:48:21.495 071.061.094.xxx 11:48 here! 2011_10_17_21:48:44.484 068.150.161.xxx 9:48 here! (29) 2011_10_17_21:48:50.339 108.083.004.xxx 1000 overloads from me! 2011_10_17_21:49:37.729 068.150.161.xxx booooooooooooooo (30 IM's so far today) 2011_10_17_21:49:45.423 071.061.094.xxx coool! 2011_10_17_21:51:30.565 071.061.094.xxx hi Alek! 2011_10_17_21:52:27.362 108.083.004.xxx HI DER! 2011_10_17_21:53:02.394 108.083.004.xxx OVER THE INTERNET HI-FIVE! (10 IM's so far today) 2011_10_17_21:53:51.751 068.150.161.xxx only 7 minutes??? oh No! (31) 2011_10_17_21:53:59.276 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** High-Five back to you Internet! ***ALEK*** 2011_10_17_21:54:38.173 068.150.161.xxx Go Cardinals!!! (32) 2011_10_17_21:54:48.677 108.083.004.xxx Internet has a name... It's Matt (11) 2011_10_17_21:55:29.114 108.083.004.xxx lol look at homer! (12) 2011_10_17_21:55:44.006 068.150.161.xxx Homer Drunk! (33) 2011_10_17_21:56:18.641 108.083.004.xxx 4 minutes!!! (13) 2011_10_17_21:57:06.144 108.083.004.xxx is that beer i see Alek??? (14) 2011_10_17_21:57:50.812 068.150.161.xxx less than 3 Minutes to go!! ooh (34) 2011_10_17_21:58:50.591 068.150.161.xxx yay (35) 2011_10_17_21:59:02.417 108.083.004.xxx WHOO HOOOOOOO!!!!!!! (15) 2011_10_17_21:59:09.208 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Heads-Up Harry is going to have a PBR after the webcam goes offline! ***ALEK*** 2011_10_17_21:59:47.612 108.083.004.xxx ON ON ON ON!!! (16) 2011_10_17_21:59:58.390 068.150.161.xxx make sure he enjoys it! can't be bad! (36)