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 1,031 times that day including 417 overloads of the system. For those that missed it, here's a log of what was said!
Date_Time IP Address Message 2011_10_24_17:45:02.840 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** X10 Controls turned on early per request from the Brits! ***ALEK*** 2011_10_24_17:45:51.721 087.194.130.xxx Thankyou! 2011_10_24_17:46:28.689 108.066.048.xxx Go Cubs Go! 2011_10_24_17:47:07.273 108.066.048.xxx Hey Chicago what do you say? 2011_10_24_17:47:37.167 108.066.048.xxx The cubs are gonna win it today! 2011_10_24_17:58:18.087 074.196.249.xxx Go Rangers! 2011_10_24_17:58:40.750 071.081.197.xxx does anyone know what that thing standing in the top left of the yard is? 2011_10_24_18:03:56.767 071.081.197.xxx oh its a werewolf 2011_10_24_18:05:24.006 071.081.197.xxx GO CARDINALS! 2011_10_24_18:15:32.958 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Kyle put the Rockies Hat on Heads-Up-Harry ... too bad they aren't playing ***ALEK*** 2011_10_24_18:31:43.176 024.160.111.xxx Rocco65279___ Horror Picture Show 2011_10_24_18:35:41.027 072.200.219.xxx Hi Emmie Mommy loves you Go to bed! 2011_10_24_18:38:39.501 068.150.161.xxx Cardinals 2 Rangers 0 Top of 2nd 2011_10_24_18:40:04.739 024.236.035.xxx Greetings from Carlsbad, NM 2011_10_24_18:40:18.865 067.142.130.xxx Hey Alek ! from Shadow in Galena, Alaska 2011_10_24_18:41:07.262 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Hey Shadow ... how's Alaska treating you these days? ***ALEK*** 2011_10_24_18:42:40.356 067.142.130.xxx doing good snowing as off last month 2011_10_24_18:43:19.811 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Our first (finally!) snow is due to show up Wednesday ... ***ALEK*** 2011_10_24_18:44:51.072 067.142.130.xxx going to NO daylight for 8 months 2011_10_24_18:46:57.062 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Oh yeah, forgot about that ... gotta be tough with cold and no sun wayyyy up No ***ALEK*** 2011_10_24_18:48:38.500 067.142.130.xxx Yep ! I see the North Pole is pretty bizzy 2011_10_24_18:48:41.456 087.194.130.xxx 23c now and snow tomorrow!?? 2011_10_24_18:53:39.966 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Cold front comes in Tuesday night - could be 6" of snow on Wednesday ***ALEK*** 2011_10_24_18:53:42.715 090.194.169.xxx hello Alek, from the UK !! 2011_10_24_18:56:25.674 087.194.130.xxx How long will the snow last, days or weeks? 2011_10_24_19:05:17.809 072.077.095.xxx Hi Alec 2011_10_24_19:05:45.985 072.077.095.xxx typo. Alek 2011_10_24_19:12:55.402 072.077.095.xxx Why is it not working? 2011_10_24_19:19:41.774 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Ummm ... something wierd with the X10 controls - looking at it ***ALEK*** 2011_10_24_19:22:22.018 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** OK - reset some stuff and looks like it's working now ... ***ALEK*** 2011_10_24_19:31:01.084 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Houston we have some sort of problem - looking into it ***ALEK*** 2011_10_24_19:44:21.518 097.118.248.xxx Love the display every year! 2011_10_24_19:56:46.835 097.118.248.xxx Hi Alek - will you wave at us? :) 2011_10_24_19:57:13.735 097.118.248.xxx Thank you! :) 2011_10_24_19:59:10.595 067.252.017.xxx Let's Dance! 2011_10_24_20:14:01.748 063.229.221.xxx hello 2011_10_24_20:15:12.549 063.229.221.xxx looking good alec. I cannot wait to see the xmas lights 2011_10_24_20:15:56.281 074.055.007.xxx ***ALEK*** Something is screwed up with the X10 System, so I'm shutting down early - sorry ***ALEK*** 2011_10_24_20:16:23.876 063.229.221.xxx that is ok