168 christmas text messages on 2014/1201

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 2,436 times that day including 996 overloads of the system. For those that missed it, here's a log of what was said!

Christmas "Instant Messages on webcam" on 1201

Date_Time                 IP Address        Message
2014_12_01_17:00:08.605   173.193.189.xxx   ***ALEK*** Christmas 2014 begins! ***ALEK***
2014_12_01_17:00:49.243   068.040.236.xxx   YAY!
2014_12_01_17:00:51.131   050.190.128.xxx   yay!
2014_12_01_17:01:58.831   173.193.189.xxx   ***ALEK*** Wife on the way home - have to pull the garage inflatables ***ALEK***
2014_12_01_17:02:23.378   068.040.236.xxx   Alek, why do you have the display set to shut off at 9 PM instead of 10 PM?
2014_12_01_17:02:40.754   068.106.030.xxx   Greetings from WE7GV
2014_12_01_17:03:04.047   068.040.236.xxx   73 to WE7GV
2014_12_01_17:03:44.969   082.040.164.xxx   My sister has celiac disease, so this is a lovely website!
2014_12_01_17:04:44.185   135.023.165.xxx   M is Hot
2014_12_01_17:06:55.639   068.106.030.xxx   Greetings from Green Valley, AZ
2014_12_01_17:06:59.177   068.040.236.xxx   who is M
2014_12_01_17:07:19.658   068.040.236.xxx   Alek, why do you have the display set to shut off at 9 PM instead of 10 PM? Als
2014_12_01_17:08:36.903   173.193.189.xxx   ***ALEK*** Fixing that - thanks! ***ALEK***
2014_12_01_17:08:42.364   068.097.017.xxx   X-10 channel 6 is turning the green "HO" instead of the red and the red won't s
2014_12_01_17:08:54.910   068.040.236.xxx   Not a problem!
2014_12_01_17:09:29.379   068.040.236.xxx   Nothing like working out the bugs on day 1, in the first 10 minutes lol
2014_12_01_17:10:33.935   173.193.189.xxx   ***ALEK*** More stuff to hook up also! ***ALEK***
2014_12_01_17:11:04.786   173.193.189.xxx   ***ALEK*** I just switched the labels on the HO-HO ... will investigate tomorrow! ***ALEK***
2014_12_01_17:11:57.251   068.040.236.xxx   theres the wifey!
2014_12_01_17:12:09.822   173.193.189.xxx   ***ALEK*** Gotta run and make dinner - D'OH! ***ALEK***
2014_12_01_17:17:57.947   066.177.116.xxx   the internet loves you mr.komar
2014_12_01_17:18:33.736   173.193.189.xxx   ***ALEK*** mr. komar likes the Internet - Merry Christmas! ***ALEK***
2014_12_01_17:18:41.703   068.040.236.xxx   Alek, did you already make dinner? lol jk :-D
2014_12_01_17:19:16.547   068.040.236.xxx   maybe its some left over turkey that was in the oven (10 IM's so far today)
2014_12_01_17:19:22.591   173.193.189.xxx   ***ALEK*** Just had to show up and help a little - in the oven now ***ALEK***
2014_12_01_17:19:48.941   068.040.236.xxx   (ErrantEgo fwiw :)) (11)
2014_12_01_17:19:58.776   066.177.116.xxx   what happened to setping santa
2014_12_01_17:20:15.222   173.193.189.xxx   ***ALEK*** Stepping Santa needs to get fixed ***ALEK***
2014_12_01_17:20:47.246   066.177.116.xxx   sad :(
2014_12_01_17:21:21.443   068.040.236.xxx   I seen the stepping santa in 2 different Menards stores -- neither of them work (12)
2014_12_01_17:21:46.754   173.193.189.xxx   ***ALEK*** Mine has been going for a decade - I'll get it working! ***ALEK***
2014_12_01_17:22:10.052   068.040.236.xxx   maybe i was missing something -- is there an on/off switch on it somewhere? (13)
2014_12_01_17:30:39.576   108.120.193.xxx   Love the backwards clock
2014_12_01_17:31:23.060   173.071.122.xxx   Every year I look forward to your site, it's awesome!
2014_12_01_17:34:35.140   092.017.004.xxx   Merry Christmas from Ireland!!
2014_12_01_17:36:26.786   094.192.125.xxx   Happy Christmas from England!!
2014_12_01_17:36:49.809   092.017.004.xxx   Happy Christmas!
2014_12_01_17:37:19.810   092.017.004.xxx   lights off veryone to see how this works :)
2014_12_01_17:39:02.568   092.017.004.xxx   lights on...
2014_12_01_17:40:17.580   092.017.004.xxx   It seems to work well..... :-)
2014_12_01_17:40:56.573   068.040.236.xxx   wait till a lot of people log in -- it can go quite crazy (14)
2014_12_01_17:43:51.718   092.017.004.xxx   Christmas Eve is manic. I was curious how well it worked with low numbers of vi
2014_12_01_17:52:28.099   092.017.004.xxx   Happy Christmas from Ireland!
2014_12_01_17:53:06.821   092.017.004.xxx   What country is everyone from?
2014_12_01_17:54:23.452   094.192.125.xxx   Darkest Peru
2014_12_01_17:54:30.686   173.193.189.xxx   ***ALEK*** Republic of Boulder ***ALEK***
2014_12_01_17:56:26.663   173.093.238.xxx   Hello Pickle!
2014_12_01_17:57:28.575   072.228.146.xxx   YAY! We're back! I'm the same person that loves watching the Halloween cam!
2014_12_01_17:57:51.253   072.228.146.xxx   Halloween cam!
2014_12_01_17:59:16.652   072.228.146.xxx   Red "HO" seems to not turn off/on
2014_12_01_17:59:57.667   173.093.238.xxx   You are awesome!
2014_12_01_18:00:14.085   068.040.236.xxx   Alek knows of a few bugs that need to be worked out (15)
2014_12_01_18:05:19.788   068.052.151.xxx   Love this page! Well done!
2014_12_01_18:05:26.306   076.184.224.xxx   hello
2014_12_01_18:05:54.234   068.052.151.xxx   Hello from Knoxville TN
2014_12_01_18:06:40.257   076.184.224.xxx   Hello from from Texas. GREATEST US State in the World! :)
2014_12_01_18:07:55.104   068.052.151.xxx   There all great to be fair
2014_12_01_18:09:31.344   076.184.224.xxx   Watch the Spaceman42 Channel on YouTUBE.
2014_12_01_18:10:08.431   071.196.225.xxx   I like turtles
2014_12_01_18:14:04.347   076.184.224.xxx   Bring back. Puffy AmiYumi to the Cartoon Network.
2014_12_01_18:14:40.721   071.196.225.xxx   9*** was an inside job
2014_12_01_18:15:30.648   075.108.205.xxx   hello from Kinston NC
2014_12_01_18:15:44.503   076.184.224.xxx   UFOs are real!!! The USAF does not exist!!
2014_12_01_18:16:09.170   098.088.198.xxx   HO!!! HO!!! HO!!!
2014_12_01_18:16:43.322   173.193.189.xxx   ***ALEK*** HO-HO-HO Indeed! ***ALEK***
2014_12_01_18:16:58.912   075.108.205.xxx   Hey enjoy the lights man, i come here every year to enjoy the light show
2014_12_01_18:16:59.135   076.184.224.xxx   Holy cow!1 The guy that created all this is here!! Yeah!!
2014_12_01_18:23:01.917   076.184.224.xxx   Anyone see the Disney film "Big Hero 6" ???
2014_12_01_18:24:10.503   071.105.053.xxx   Walking in a winter wonderland....
2014_12_01_18:24:46.190   075.142.067.xxx   Happy winter everyone!! - Harry Flynn
2014_12_01_18:25:56.070   076.184.224.xxx   Chumlee of Pawn Stars for President in 2016 !!!
2014_12_01_18:29:57.706   076.184.224.xxx   It is 6:30pm you know where your Trekkies are??
2014_12_01_18:33:15.678   071.196.225.xxx   My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard
2014_12_01_18:44:57.892   076.184.224.xxx   Watch Spaceman42 Channel on YouTUBE. for sci-fi nerds. (10 IM's so far today)
2014_12_01_18:45:20.529   071.196.225.xxx   or nah
2014_12_01_18:45:50.036   071.196.225.xxx   Don't***ch the youtube channel Spaceman42
2014_12_01_18:47:08.010   076.184.224.xxx   MERRY CHRISTMAS!! (11)
2014_12_01_18:48:12.689   076.184.224.xxx   Doctor Who is cool!! (12)
2014_12_01_18:50:57.663   076.184.224.xxx   Star Trek is cool!! I have a tribble. (13)
2014_12_01_18:53:10.345   076.184.224.xxx   Star Wars is cool!! The Force is with me!! (14)
2014_12_01_18:56:01.676   076.184.224.xxx   The creator of this website is here!! Yeah!!!!!!!!! (15)
2014_12_01_18:56:29.179   173.193.189.xxx   ***ALEK*** The Christmas Spririt is strong with the Jedi's! ***ALEK***
2014_12_01_18:57:45.786   076.184.224.xxx   3 cheers for Alek!! Hip-Hip-Hip-HORRAY!!! (16)
2014_12_01_18:58:52.656   024.003.239.xxx   Christmas cam master u are!
2014_12_01_18:59:38.522   076.184.224.xxx   Wish the Academy Awards would give Oscars to websites like this! (17)
2014_12_01_19:05:09.242   068.001.167.xxx   HI from RI :)
2014_12_01_19:05:48.275   068.001.167.xxx   Been coming here for a few years. THANKS ALEK!!!
2014_12_01_19:13:52.344   069.196.190.xxx   Hi Rudy!
2014_12_01_19:15:01.250   069.196.190.xxx   Hi Win Win!
2014_12_01_19:15:44.216   069.196.190.xxx   Hi Sandy!
2014_12_01_19:17:07.030   074.098.241.xxx   merry Christmas,  great job again this year
2014_12_01_19:32:18.315   072.223.034.xxx   The webcams aren't working
2014_12_01_19:38:27.226   108.036.128.xxx   They're working for me.
2014_12_01_19:38:51.986   108.036.128.xxx   Hooray!
2014_12_01_19:40:43.876   108.036.128.xxx   Awesome Crazy Lights!
2014_12_01_19:41:30.177   173.193.189.xxx   ***ALEK*** Glad you enjoy the show - just did my punch list - 20+ items to do ***ALEK***
2014_12_01_19:43:25.418   108.036.128.xxx   Whoo Boy! You'd never know it by the looks of things.
2014_12_01_19:50:57.743   068.108.041.xxx   Here we go! Cyber Monday - off and running!
2014_12_01_20:02:41.148   068.151.069.xxx   Yay!  It's time!
2014_12_01_20:05:17.275   068.151.069.xxx   Amazing.mmanother Christmas with Alek
2014_12_01_20:06:14.221   068.151.069.xxx   I love this, it's so fun
2014_12_01_20:07:18.302   096.253.115.xxx   happy christmas
2014_12_01_20:07:36.341   096.253.115.xxx   hi mom
2014_12_01_20:07:59.146   068.151.069.xxx   Merry Holidays!
2014_12_01_20:08:16.263   096.253.115.xxx   Happy Quansa
2014_12_01_20:09:10.889   096.253.115.xxx   I WISH U A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR
2014_12_01_20:10:28.373   068.151.069.xxx   Ho ho ho ho ho ho
2014_12_01_20:11:41.482   096.253.115.xxx   GURDNIGHT YALL
2014_12_01_20:13:03.918   068.151.069.xxx   Nighty night
2014_12_01_20:15:38.326   068.151.069.xxx   Fun times at ALEK high!
2014_12_01_20:24:38.602   068.151.069.xxx   Wonder when r***** will show up
2014_12_01_20:31:06.883   068.171.187.xxx   Great lights as always, Alek!
2014_12_01_20:32:21.813   068.151.069.xxx   It's a fun time every night
2014_12_01_20:47:38.521   068.151.069.xxx   Have a holly jolly Christmas (10 IM's so far today)
2014_12_01_20:54:13.341   077.130.064.xxx   happy christmas from Guebwiller France
2014_12_01_20:56:50.625   173.193.189.xxx   ***ALEK*** X10 controls seem to be working well to me ... ***ALEK***
2014_12_01_21:01:37.347   068.151.069.xxx   Yeah, they are (11)
2014_12_01_21:06:46.320   064.134.167.xxx   Merry Christmas Alek!
2014_12_01_21:06:48.095   131.204.015.xxx   I love it when the red water comes out
2014_12_01_21:07:12.475   131.204.015.xxx   War eagle!
2014_12_01_21:09:24.850   050.188.248.xxx   68 degrees here in SW FL right now
2014_12_01_21:09:35.151   174.084.219.xxx   god bless the world
2014_12_01_21:10:19.708   068.151.069.xxx   And every other world with life on it! (12)
2014_12_01_21:10:25.800   050.188.248.xxx   Hi Debra, love ya babe
2014_12_01_21:11:13.309   068.151.069.xxx   Debra ain't here man (13)
2014_12_01_21:11:54.250   050.188.248.xxx   No but she saw my message
2014_12_01_21:14:00.367   131.204.015.xxx   War eagle!
2014_12_01_21:17:29.971   131.204.015.xxx   #blackIsACrime
2014_12_01_21:18:35.991   131.204.015.xxx   War eagle!
2014_12_01_21:20:55.696   068.151.069.xxx   Weasel (14)
2014_12_01_21:24:12.250   176.024.033.xxx   hey alek are the candy canes i got you ok
2014_12_01_21:30:23.987   050.155.046.xxx   merry early christmas
2014_12_01_21:32:40.164   050.155.046.xxx   doctor who christmas episode coming soon
2014_12_01_21:33:37.016   050.155.046.xxx   01001101 01100101 01110010 01110010 01111001 00100000 01000011 01101000 0111001
2014_12_01_21:35:01.050   050.155.046.xxx   redrum redrum redrum
2014_12_01_21:35:27.546   050.155.046.xxx   redrum redrum redrum redrum redrum redrum redrum
2014_12_01_21:36:27.909   071.056.089.xxx   Hello!
2014_12_01_21:36:31.936   050.155.046.xxx   Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The v***** will be with child 
2014_12_01_21:36:52.097   071.056.089.xxx   Ho Ho Ho!
2014_12_01_21:37:25.812   071.056.089.xxx   Hi Alek!
2014_12_01_21:37:30.215   050.155.046.xxx   christ the savior is born
2014_12_01_21:38:22.825   071.056.089.xxx   The display is great this year!
2014_12_01_21:38:41.053   050.155.046.xxx   thank you for your hard work alek
2014_12_01_21:39:05.294   050.155.046.xxx   the display is beautiful
2014_12_01_21:40:12.424   050.155.046.xxx   god jul from sweden (10 IM's so far today)
2014_12_01_21:40:21.993   116.100.187.xxx   Merry Christmas from a Brit in Vietnam!
2014_12_01_21:40:54.821   050.155.046.xxx   Gese______nde Kersfees (11)
2014_12_01_21:41:22.949   050.155.046.xxx   ________________________________________________________________________ (12)
2014_12_01_21:42:22.582   050.155.046.xxx   _______________________________________________________________________________ (13)
2014_12_01_21:42:56.022   050.155.046.xxx   merry christmas from georgia (14)
2014_12_01_21:43:29.024   071.056.089.xxx   Yay Georgia!
2014_12_01_21:43:54.503   050.155.046.xxx   01001101 01100101 01110010 01110010 01111001 00100000 01000011 01101000 0111001 (15)
2014_12_01_21:45:04.418   068.040.236.xxx   binary code, anyone? (16)
2014_12_01_21:45:13.889   050.155.046.xxx   yes (16)
2014_12_01_21:46:00.051   050.155.046.xxx   merry christmas and to all a goodnight (17)
2014_12_01_21:46:27.672   050.155.046.xxx   doctor who christmas episode coming soon (18)
2014_12_01_21:47:10.086   068.040.236.xxx   Heh, funny thing is, that binary code was a legit message!! (17)
2014_12_01_21:47:30.225   050.155.046.xxx   it says merry christmas (19)
2014_12_01_21:47:43.595   068.040.236.xxx   yup (18)
2014_12_01_21:48:35.177   050.155.046.xxx   01101101 01100101 01110010 01110010 01111001 00100000 01100011 01101000 0111001 (20 IM's so far today)
2014_12_01_21:48:59.858   173.193.189.xxx   ***ALEK*** Got a great picture of my Mom and I working on the display - will post on the b ***ALEK***
2014_12_01_21:49:38.683   050.155.046.xxx   01101101 01100101 01110010 01110010 01111001 00100000 01000011 01101000 0111001 (21)
2014_12_01_21:51:17.117   050.155.046.xxx   merry early Christmas from Georgia (22)
2014_12_01_21:52:12.192   050.155.046.xxx   alek look at the board (23)
2014_12_01_21:57:54.257   173.193.189.xxx   ***ALEK*** I saw some zero's and one's ?!? ***ALEK***
2014_12_01_21:58:14.211   068.127.151.xxx   Hello from Northern California
2014_12_01_21:58:34.553   068.040.236.xxx   all kinds of em! (19)
2014_12_01_21:59:41.809   209.102.186.xxx   Merry christmas

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