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 1,321 times that day including 517 overloads of the system. For those that missed it, here's a log of what was said!
Date_Time IP Address Message 2014_10_29_18:03:49.982 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Two days before Halloween - WOOT! ***ALEK*** 2014_10_29_18:09:49.889 024.138.010.xxx Hello from Nova Scotia 2014_10_29_18:13:28.225 066.177.116.xxx Aloha from hawaii 2014_10_29_18:16:09.975 024.209.072.xxx Nice Display, Hello from OHIO 2014_10_29_18:22:19.746 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** I'm guessing no snow in Hawaii either ... ;-) ***ALEK*** 2014_10_29_18:52:27.311 069.121.138.xxx Happy Halloween from New Jersey! 2014_10_29_18:57:03.808 208.054.040.xxx Did you get pumpkins 2014_10_29_18:57:31.266 065.096.133.xxx I love Morgan and daddy! 2014_10_29_19:03:19.338 065.096.133.xxx Headless horseman struggling to stand 2014_10_29_19:04:41.008 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Try saying Giddy up pony! ***ALEK*** 2014_10_29_19:20:47.744 070.180.208.xxx I've fallen and I can't get up! 2014_10_29_19:27:53.703 070.180.208.xxx Riders On The Storm 2014_10_29_19:31:59.037 070.180.208.xxx The secret is to turn zone 1 on so you can see how bad that guy rides 2014_10_29_19:53:06.615 108.036.142.xxx Cams are looking great, Alek! 2014_10_29_19:54:08.962 108.036.142.xxx Tryin to get the brain dude to light up. 2014_10_29_19:54:51.856 075.162.183.xxx help 2014_10_29_19:54:58.079 108.036.142.xxx He seems temperamental. 2014_10_29_19:55:21.939 068.150.161.xxx Halloween TV all week!! 2014_10_29_19:56:11.112 108.036.142.xxx Great Pumpkin is the best. 2014_10_29_19:57:39.509 108.036.142.xxx There he goes! Yes! 2014_10_29_19:58:45.126 108.036.142.xxx Does the brain dude make any sound? 2014_10_29_20:00:18.651 068.150.161.xxx Hey Alek, was your eye surgery covered by medic care? 2014_10_29_20:21:56.989 024.003.239.xxx How 2014_10_29_20:22:25.452 024.003.239.xxx about 2014_10_29_20:23:04.332 024.003.239.xxx a wave? 2014_10_29_20:25:14.847 075.017.226.xxx Oh yeah___ let's do a wave! 2014_10_29_20:26:16.312 024.003.239.xxx A wave - to the cam? 2014_10_29_20:26:35.819 075.017.226.xxx Giddy up pony! 2014_10_29_20:28:56.816 076.173.043.xxx hey look over here 2014_10_29_20:30:07.679 068.106.030.xxx Greetings from WE7GV 2014_10_29_20:33:13.516 070.180.208.xxx Disco Brain Dude ! 2014_10_29_20:35:32.896 075.017.226.xxx This is really awesome. :) 2014_10_29_20:36:54.163 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** Thanks - glad you enjoy it - Homer says D'OH! ***ALEK*** 2014_10_29_20:41:26.374 070.180.208.xxx Bugs and Halloween are CREEPY!! 2014_10_29_20:44:07.658 142.162.106.xxx Hello from Newfoundland! I see you. . .BOO 2014_10_29_20:45:17.716 070.180.208.xxx I found it before you, it's mine! 2014_10_29_20:47:38.900 142.162.106.xxx PLA GO AWAY 2014_10_29_20:53:10.870 068.150.161.xxx So what's your candy for this year Alek? 2014_10_29_21:06:00.605 174.045.226.xxx Hello from Billings MT 2014_10_29_21:08:06.902 174.045.226.xxx Can't wait for Christmas tomorrow! 2014_10_29_21:12:45.962 108.070.085.xxx Don't look at the plasma ball ! Your eyes will explode like the Death Star ! 2014_10_29_21:15:54.861 108.070.085.xxx He's getting massive amounts of radiation from the plasma ! 2014_10_29_21:25:48.166 108.070.085.xxx Might get snow Halloween night in Kalamazoo, Michigan 2014_10_29_21:27:39.295 090.210.008.xxx hello from scotland 2014_10_29_21:47:46.282 068.040.236.xxx Alek can you send the 60 degree weather toward Michigan please?? 2014_10_29_21:48:36.134 068.040.236.xxx They're forecasting, uh, snow here on Halloween :'( 2014_10_29_21:53:01.901 195.154.106.xxx snow? where? 2014_10_29_21:58:52.706 173.193.189.xxx ***ALEK*** No snow here - whole month of October! ***ALEK*** 2014_10_29_21:59:24.845 068.040.236.xxx Detroit is forecasting snow for Halloween - BOO!