142 christmas text messages on 2011/1227

The Christmas Lights Webcam allows Internet surfers to send "Instant Messages via webcam" which are displayed real-time in Santa's Workshop.In addition, web surfers are controlling the lights & inflatables - i.e. turning them on and off via X10 controls - which they did 3,162 times that day including 980 overloads of the system. For those that missed it, here's a log of what was said!

Christmas "Instant Messages on webcam" on 1227

Date_Time                 IP Address        Message
2011_12_27_17:00:05.516   068.224.073.xxx   FIRST POST! - Just because!
2011_12_27_17:00:13.102   088.189.072.xxx   Merry Christmas Alek :)
2011_12_27_17:01:22.703   068.224.073.xxx   Nothing like inflating Homer and Elmo to start your night!
2011_12_27_17:01:26.284   088.189.072.xxx   hi hi :)
2011_12_27_17:02:01.399   074.055.007.xxx   ***ALEK*** Yea, I almost forgot to put them back in front of the garage! ***ALEK***
2011_12_27_17:02:04.430   098.216.184.xxx   nice hat :D
2011_12_27_17:02:40.146   068.224.073.xxx   Elmo and Homer both say thanks!
2011_12_27_17:03:56.449   068.224.073.xxx   OK FOLKS ALL ON!
2011_12_27_17:04:50.325   074.055.007.xxx   ***ALEK*** I've modified the X10 throttle so less overload and more ON/OFF's - have fun! ***ALEK***
2011_12_27_17:05:02.710   068.224.073.xxx   Hit the green buttons!
2011_12_27_17:07:18.161   098.216.184.xxx   cauliflower pizza yummy!
2011_12_27_17:07:58.718   203.002.128.xxx   Hello Australia
2011_12_27_17:08:58.574   081.135.038.xxx   madness
2011_12_27_17:09:38.439   203.002.128.xxx   Brilliant
2011_12_27_17:11:40.446   098.216.184.xxx   Camera one and two look like 2 different places lol
2011_12_27_17:12:50.289   067.142.162.xxx   HI JAMIE WARD!!!
2011_12_27_17:13:02.257   068.224.073.xxx   One camera is the house around the block!
2011_12_27_17:13:48.242   068.224.073.xxx   We randomly found some guy's webcam and turned it on
2011_12_27_17:14:29.900   068.224.073.xxx   This guy doesn't know that we know he still has his xmas lights up
2011_12_27_17:15:30.705   068.224.073.xxx   There's the cat lady and then there's this xmas light guy
2011_12_27_17:15:53.532   067.142.162.xxx   HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE WARDS IN OKOLONA!
2011_12_27_17:16:17.799   068.224.073.xxx   Ward Cleaver? (10 IM's so far today)
2011_12_27_17:18:22.235   184.036.158.xxx   DEVO
2011_12_27_17:18:40.313   098.085.092.xxx   you are cool and rock  (:
2011_12_27_17:19:06.223   184.036.158.xxx   Peek - a - Boo
2011_12_27_17:19:28.330   068.224.073.xxx   WE ALL SEE YOU! (11)
2011_12_27_17:20:04.467   086.009.174.xxx   Hi Alek and family and everyone from Derby
2011_12_27_17:20:06.643   088.189.072.xxx   Google :)
2011_12_27_17:20:30.781   207.255.084.xxx   Happy Holidays  from PA
2011_12_27_17:20:35.904   184.036.158.xxx   HULK!!!!!!!
2011_12_27_17:20:46.016   088.189.072.xxx   Hulk :)
2011_12_27_17:21:02.677   086.009.174.xxx   Hi Alek and everyone from Derby
2011_12_27_17:21:25.896   068.224.073.xxx   Is he going out to throw that off the roof? (12)
2011_12_27_17:22:07.971   184.036.158.xxx   There goes Santa
2011_12_27_17:25:03.181   086.009.174.xxx   Hello Derby IK
2011_12_27_17:26:13.141   086.009.174.xxx   Hello Derby UK
2011_12_27_17:27:03.799   081.005.157.xxx   Hello Guys!
2011_12_27_17:27:37.909   184.036.158.xxx   Gl___ckliches neues Jahr!!!
2011_12_27_17:28:26.490   068.170.190.xxx   Hi Earthings
2011_12_27_17:28:43.062   184.036.158.xxx   20320___22909___
2011_12_27_17:32:34.160   074.055.007.xxx   ***ALEK*** Making dinner - Burgers ... yummm! ***ALEK***
2011_12_27_17:33:04.654   184.036.158.xxx   MMMMMM beer
2011_12_27_17:36:13.727   074.055.007.xxx   ***ALEK*** Wife on the way home - gotta move the inflatables in front of the garage ***ALEK***
2011_12_27_17:40:02.464   066.140.107.xxx   Nice, had burgers for dinner myself!
2011_12_27_17:42:30.527   068.224.073.xxx   HOMER AND ELMO ARE GONE! (13)
2011_12_27_17:46:29.139   068.224.073.xxx   Car has Ski Racks! YEEEEE HAAAA!! (14)
2011_12_27_17:47:02.372   068.058.047.xxx   Where is Homer?
2011_12_27_17:48:42.748   068.224.073.xxx   Some crazy car just ran over Homer and ran into garage door! (15)
2011_12_27_17:49:18.091   098.216.184.xxx   Is the garage door brooken?
2011_12_27_17:50:31.034   098.216.184.xxx   he is trying to put ELMO back-leave lights on
2011_12_27_17:50:40.929   068.224.073.xxx   Someone is trying to fix the garage door and put homer back (16)
2011_12_27_17:50:52.252   184.036.158.xxx   Greetings, friend. Do you wish to look as happy as me? Well, you've got the pow
2011_12_27_17:51:35.879   068.224.073.xxx   Elmo is back! My life isn't over! (17)
2011_12_27_17:51:59.561   184.036.158.xxx   D'Oh.. not enough room for texting!!!
2011_12_27_17:52:29.240   068.224.073.xxx   HOMER SURVIVED! (18)
2011_12_27_17:55:14.013   074.055.007.xxx   ***ALEK*** Yea, wife hasn't run over Elmo or Homer ... yet - D'OH! ***ALEK***
2011_12_27_17:55:38.050   098.216.184.xxx   I do not want to see when seh does!
2011_12_27_17:55:55.922   069.205.253.xxx   HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!!!!
2011_12_27_17:56:46.452   068.058.047.xxx   Inflatable Stewie would be COOL!
2011_12_27_17:58:10.803   064.017.082.xxx   Kool
2011_12_27_18:04:53.517   074.195.122.xxx   Happy New Year!
2011_12_27_18:11:45.773   072.081.062.xxx   Hope everyone had a fun Christmas!
2011_12_27_18:13:36.636   074.055.007.xxx   ***ALEK*** Burgers & Beer were good ... BBUURRPPPP!!!! ***ALEK***
2011_12_27_18:13:57.296   098.216.184.xxx   cheers!
2011_12_27_18:17:14.989   071.092.043.xxx   I ___3 this site
2011_12_27_18:21:41.581   094.254.002.xxx   Happy New Year! Sweden Rules! S___d___s___!
2011_12_27_18:27:16.082   173.217.104.xxx   hello
2011_12_27_18:29:36.720   068.224.073.xxx   10 PRINT "HELLO" (19)
2011_12_27_18:29:59.697   156.034.188.xxx   20 GOTO 10
2011_12_27_18:30:02.698   068.224.073.xxx   20 GOTO 10 (20 IM's so far today)
2011_12_27_18:30:54.752   068.224.073.xxx   Someone else knows BASIC ! 1970's style too! (21)
2011_12_27_18:31:02.105   098.216.184.xxx   Svenskt folk ar haftigt!
2011_12_27_18:31:53.290   156.034.188.xxx   Heh I did lots of basic on C64
2011_12_27_18:34:30.578   156.034.188.xxx   Fight the delighters !
2011_12_27_18:34:52.890   068.224.073.xxx   I typed that in on a Teletype at 110 baud back in  the 70's (22)
2011_12_27_18:36:44.196   156.034.188.xxx   Ahh but did you use punch cards or cassette tape for storage ? :P
2011_12_27_18:37:55.467   068.224.073.xxx   We put all our programs on paper tape! And used punch cards too (23)
2011_12_27_18:38:53.162   068.224.073.xxx   Data General monster computer, sheesh.. (24)
2011_12_27_18:40:21.198   138.210.193.xxx   Don't forget the Do Loop
2011_12_27_18:40:32.336   156.034.188.xxx   Wb Alek
2011_12_27_18:41:38.946   074.055.007.xxx   ***ALEK*** Actually, I'm old enough to have used punch cards in my early days! ***ALEK***
2011_12_27_18:41:57.992   068.224.073.xxx   People still use a while do loop (25)
2011_12_27_18:43:02.989   068.224.073.xxx   My old Apple II is around here somewhere, along with the C64 (26)
2011_12_27_18:43:44.372   156.034.188.xxx   My C64 died but I never had the heart to throw it out
2011_12_27_18:45:48.772   068.224.073.xxx   Ebay probably has parts! I have the disk drive too, ones for apple too (27)
2011_12_27_18:47:28.488   156.034.188.xxx   eBay saves our former lives for us
2011_12_27_18:47:45.326   068.224.073.xxx   The old floppy data is probably still good, remember they thought only 5 yrs? (28)
2011_12_27_18:48:43.564   156.034.188.xxx   I still have some disks too, especially Law of the West
2011_12_27_18:49:44.128   068.224.073.xxx   Atari? (29)
2011_12_27_18:50:11.844   156.034.188.xxx   Accolade
2011_12_27_18:51:08.678   076.184.035.xxx   HELLO POLLY?
2011_12_27_18:51:37.816   068.224.073.xxx   Do you have an Atari 800 or 400? (30 IM's so far today)
2011_12_27_18:53:31.995   068.224.073.xxx   Alek may have programmed Fortran or Cobol back then (31)
2011_12_27_18:53:53.306   156.034.188.xxx   No, never had either, used to admire them at Sears though :) (10 IM's so far today)
2011_12_27_18:54:44.044   068.224.073.xxx   Yea, never could see a reason to spend money on an Atari (32)
2011_12_27_18:55:54.064   156.034.188.xxx   Everyone I knew owned Commodore stuff C64 Vic 20 (11)
2011_12_27_18:56:15.823   068.224.073.xxx   Someone parked out front taking pictures? Strange light on and off (33)
2011_12_27_18:57:27.492   068.224.073.xxx   C64 was fun but Apple II was more "open" (34)
2011_12_27_19:00:59.864   068.224.073.xxx   Remember the Pet, Sim, Kim, Aim-64, Sinclare ? (35)
2011_12_27_19:01:28.476   156.034.188.xxx   Timex Sinclair ? (12)
2011_12_27_19:06:38.779   068.082.209.xxx   hello
2011_12_27_19:08:26.412   156.034.188.xxx   Greetings (13)
2011_12_27_19:34:25.121   203.120.125.xxx   Wa**UP
2011_12_27_19:40:32.839   099.040.025.xxx   Ron Paul 2012
2011_12_27_19:54:16.887   190.189.094.xxx   hello romina lamberti :P
2011_12_27_19:54:44.866   190.189.094.xxx   hello from argentina!! :D
2011_12_27_20:09:17.811   050.054.210.xxx   Happy New yhear
2011_12_27_20:10:42.447   065.101.119.xxx   Greetings, Earthlings
2011_12_27_20:14:26.885   078.148.094.xxx   Ho Ho Ho
2011_12_27_20:20:02.965   072.171.000.xxx   Hello from Galena, Alaska
2011_12_27_20:22:48.620   074.055.007.xxx   ***ALEK*** Greetings Galena and Aliens! ***ALEK***
2011_12_27_20:24:01.939   072.171.000.xxx   Good to see you Alek !
2011_12_27_20:25:52.978   066.068.133.xxx   hi luisa
2011_12_27_20:28:04.194   067.003.073.xxx   Tina and Maggie say HI!!
2011_12_27_20:31:18.019   193.200.150.xxx   PEZ rocks
2011_12_27_20:31:22.017   193.200.150.xxx   PEZ rocks
2011_12_27_20:37:07.792   193.200.150.xxx   POWER OUTAGE!!!
2011_12_27_20:41:42.594   072.081.062.xxx   Keep the lights lit!
2011_12_27_20:42:28.577   193.200.150.xxx   POWER OUTAGE!!!
2011_12_27_20:46:59.519   069.010.198.xxx   GIg Harbor WA says lighst up
2011_12_27_20:52:06.140   068.058.047.xxx   Forte, Tillman, Graham, Briggs, Urlacher to Pro Bowl
2011_12_27_21:12:57.116   098.209.214.xxx   hey
2011_12_27_21:31:15.909   068.224.073.xxx   It's like watching the Komar reality show! (36)
2011_12_27_21:33:14.047   098.209.214.xxx   hi alek are you gong to put a timelapse viedo soon
2011_12_27_21:33:22.613   074.055.007.xxx   ***ALEK*** Yea, but hopefully not quite the drama as depicted in TV Reality shows ***ALEK***
2011_12_27_21:34:03.609   098.209.214.xxx   yea i know that make everything extreme
2011_12_27_21:37:32.850   074.066.029.xxx   Sweet lights
2011_12_27_21:38:13.999   098.209.214.xxx   yea they are pretty cool i love watching the cams
2011_12_27_21:38:44.152   074.066.029.xxx   Where's Hulk
2011_12_27_21:39:56.850   074.066.029.xxx   lol...nice!
2011_12_27_21:39:56.491   193.200.150.xxx   ahhh
2011_12_27_21:43:39.147   072.240.096.xxx   Ello.
2011_12_27_21:44:20.111   072.240.096.xxx   Cool stuff.
2011_12_27_21:44:20.965   074.066.029.xxx   Keeping up with the Komar-shians
2011_12_27_21:47:33.904   074.055.007.xxx   ***ALEK*** HULK says only 13 minutes left to Puny Humans - tomorrow night will be last ***ALEK***
2011_12_27_21:48:38.475   072.240.096.xxx   Hello Ned from Ohio.
2011_12_27_21:49:22.280   072.240.096.xxx   Hi, I'm Joyce.
2011_12_27_21:53:35.509   075.159.028.xxx   good day
2011_12_27_21:55:34.053   109.151.208.xxx   merry christmas world!
2011_12_27_21:58:50.879   074.066.029.xxx   Bye
2011_12_27_21:59:30.166   074.066.029.xxx   lights out...
2011_12_27_21:59:56.729   068.224.073.xxx   LAST POST - Now saving power all night! (37)

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