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X10 Hallowe'en Display

timothy posted more than 9 years ago | from the buahahahaha dept.

It's funny.  Laugh. 151

Spic writes "I'm sure alot of us remember the Christmas light display using X10 that was up for last Christmas, well, the same guy has a Hallowe'en display up. Pretty neat idea. You can even vote for your favorite politcal candidate: Bush, Kerry, or The Incredible Hulk. Looks like he also anticpated our arrival."

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Slashdot DB down? (-1, Offtopic)

JPriest (547211) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552842)

Why no posts yet?

explanation (5, Funny)

Anubis350 (772791) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552873)

because since the site isnt dead, all the /.ers are busy being wowed by the lights instaead of posting....
/.er 1:woah man, pretty lights
/.er 2:and controlled by X10!
/.er 1: Duuuuuuuude
/.er 2: maybe we should post....
/.er 1: pretty lights!!

Re:explanation (2, Funny)

ScrewMaster (602015) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552897)

Yes! And they're SHINY too!

Re:explanation (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10553029)

you forgot
/.er 3: profit!!!

first post (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10552845)

yoink

awww (4, Funny)

cloudkj (685320) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552846)

when his home server short circuits due to slashdotting, it's gonna fry his home electric circuits, and the house won't look very pretty anymore... :(

Re:awww (4, Informative)

zors (665805) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552861)

Actually, his "Incoming Slashdotter" Java Pop up indicates he's fairly well prepared.

RTFA

Re:awww (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10552888)

Oh shit, you're serious.

Re:awww (3, Funny)

antoy (665494) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552924)

Actually, his "Incoming Slashdotter" Java Pop up indicates he's fairly well prepared.

If you build it, they will come indeed.

OH CRAP!!!! (5, Interesting)

xmas2003 (739875) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553153)

There was a definite Slashdot Effect [komar.org] last year when you guys hammered by Christmas Lights [komar.org] ... but that had a 5-second throttle ... whereas the halloween decorations [komar.org] have a 1-second throttle - I got FARK'ed on Friday (earlier in the day) ... this could get ugly ... just called my neighbors to warn 'em about a HUGE light show tonight - more updates from me in this thread ...

P.S. The pop up is an HTML body alert=message based on the referrer

Re:OH CRAP!!!! (4, Interesting)

xmas2003 (739875) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553241)

Load factor is currently 3, but web server is barely responding (and I guess I shoulda used mod_perl) ... but it does load the page (minus the graphic) half the time - I'm going to pull the graphic for now to help things out ... for those interested, I CAN load the latest web stats [komar.org] - you guys are POUNDING me!

Re:OH CRAP!!!! (4, Interesting)

moosesocks (264553) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553455)

You know you've been successful in life when you've got these in your stats:

28: 0.14%: 10: 0.16%: 533,805: 0.17%: .mil (USA Military)
5: 0.02%: 1: 0.02%: 63,463: 0.02%: .arpa (Arpanet)

7: 0.03%: 3: 0.05%: 95,263: 0.03%: Amiga
3: 0.01%: 1: 0.02%: 43,369: 0.01%: OS/2
10: 0.05%: 0: : 121,863: 0.04%: Mozilla/3.01 (WIERD)

honestly.... major props to anyone who gets hits from os/2 AND the arpanet!

Re:OH CRAP!!!! (3, Informative)

Myen (734499) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553602)

Depending on his setup, .arpa could mean within the network. (IIRC, stuff like 192.168.* gets resolved as *.in-addr.arpa)

The OS/2 stuff is still cool though :)

Re:OH CRAP!!!! (1)

students (763488) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553897)

Some of the obscure browsers and operating systems may be spoofed to confuse any attackers.

Re:OH CRAP!!!! (1)

Darthmalt (775250) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553766)

Just be glad this happend on the weekend

too cool (1)

zogger (617870) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553867)

guess I'll have to check back next week though to fool with it. Thanks for your efforts, I played with your christmas stuff last year. TOOO much fun!

didja see this browser in your stats called "woo woo!"

what is that???

Re:OH CRAP!!!! (3, Informative)

xmas2003 (739875) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553556)

Load factor is currently 5+, but the web server is actually a bit more responsive now that I have pulled the images from the webcam and halloween page. I pushed the start time back to between 2100-2200 ... gotta let things cool down a bit ... so take a break on it guys - will be up for another 2 weeks so I promise everyone will get a chance to vote! ;-)

P.S. Some bizzarre perl/apache errors popping up occasionally in the errors_logs - YIKES!

PPS. Good points moosesocks - I'd mod you up if I had any points.

Re:awww (1)

geminidomino (614729) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553394)

Well, apparently not. The site's slagged.

Re:awww (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10552965)

No joke, from the web page:
"This Slashdot Effect can bring the computer/ISP to "its knees" as it is basically a DDOS - Distributed Denial of Service ... which is what happened in Xmas/2002 - not only did the web server melt down, but a 40 amp circuit breaker providing power to the server popped on Christmas Day - yes, this really did happen!"

Trick or Treat (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10553107)

Trick or Treat, Trick or Treat, give us something good to read!

Slashdot effect - it's sorta like having 10 million little devils and witches showing up at your door, when all you got left to give out is canned food.

Re:awww (1)

keepr (613447) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553744)

how to make some quick $$$$

Get /.'d and stick some adsense on your webpage!

heh.. (2, Funny)

hookedup (630460) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552855)

I like the javascript alert.. he's like a kid who touched an oven element.. he remembers last time wasnt fun..

2 hours till the controls come online, wonder if he'll last..

X11 (5, Funny)

brilinux (255400) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552858)

Geez, shouldn't they be using X11 by now? I mean, how long has it been out?

(Joking)

Re:X11 (4, Funny)

boredMDer (640516) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552900)

The sad thing is, someone modded that Insightful...

Hey, mod! Yes, you! Leave Slashdot immediately!

You do NOT belong. :)

Re:X11 (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10552918)

Does that make up for all of the Insightful comments modded as Funny?

Re:X11 (1)

madprof (4723) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553098)

I was going to mod you up funny, but then I realised that in fact this is Slashdot, and thus that sort of error would be right at home!
However it's still a funny post....

OT- Modding, Karma, and funny (4, Informative)

mekkab (133181) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553582)

Funny no longer earns you any karma;

so the new thing is to mod up things that are really funny with something other than funny; underrated is typically the best option (it maintains the previous "funny" tag but ups the score and ups the karma) but not everyone got the memo.

That being said, it'd be pretty fresh if my halloween display next year could indeed run Xwindows... or at least Xbiff and Xeyes.

Re:X11 (1)

mcnut (712202) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552970)

obligatory mutation of spinal tap quote: "This X GOES UP TO 11!"

For those of us unaware... (3, Insightful)

weiyuent (257436) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552865)

...could you please explain what the Christmas thing was about?

Re:For those of us unaware... (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10552899)

DUHHH.

It's celebrating the birth of Santa Claus.

Re:For those of us unaware... (4, Funny)

techwolf (26278) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553541)

Peter: As we all know, Christmas is that mystical time of year when the ghost of Jesus rises from the grave to feast on the flesh of the living! So we all sing Christmas Carols to lull him back to sleep.
Bob: Outrageous, How dare he say such blasphemy. I've got to do something.
Man #1: Bob, there's nothing you can do.
Bob: Well, I guess I'll just have to develop a sense of humor.

Christmas linky (5, Informative)

jangobongo (812593) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552925)

Google cache page to save the website from being /.ed:

Christmas lights [216.239.57.104]

Mod parent down (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10553753)

Google doesn't cache images so clicking that link will still put a lot of load on the server and take it down.

If it was an all-text page, that would help, but this is a webcam.

slasdotted... *zot* (3, Funny)

TheHawke (237817) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552872)

Looks like he didn't prepare very well, only 3 posts into the thread and his server turned into a christmas goose.

Re:slasdotted... *zot* (1)

sH4RD (749216) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552882)

It's still hanging on. Guess it prefers a slow and painful death.

Re:slasdotted... *zot* (1)

jsgates (232994) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552886)

Little premature there aren't you? Works perfectly well for me.

Re:slasdotted... *zot* (1)

crache (654516) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552887)

looks fine to me, the server is slow and steady.

Re:slasdotted... *zot* (1)

complete loony (663508) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552986)

"from the buahahahaha dept."
So who's laughing now?

Mastercard (4, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10552884)

250,000 lights: $100,000

2,500 kw of electricity: Who knows?

Slashdotting some guy's house for no readily apparent reason: Priceless

For revenge on your boss, there's cash, for everything else, there's mastercard.

Re:Mastercard (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10553452)

2,500 kw of electricity: Who knows?

Varies somewhat depending on where you live. TFA is Slashdotted, so I'll just cite a US average of about 7-8 cents per kwh, up to about twice that in the most expensive areas (New York, Hawaii).

What's X10? (3, Interesting)

Altima(BoB) (602987) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552892)

Perhaps I sound like an insufferable n00b, perhaps I sound like I'm too lazy to do a google search (Umm, guilty) and perhaps I don't actually remember this guy's Christmas display, but what is this X10 thing?

There was a message saying control would be activated in 2 hours or so, does that mean we can control the decorations from the webcam? If so, what can be controlled?

Annoying questions aside, the "Incoming Slashdotter" message was cool. Nice to be part of an internet locust swarm.

Re:What's X10? (3, Informative)

hookedup (630460) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552905)

http://www.x10.com

Re:What's X10? (1)

mattdm (1931) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553221)

Yeah, although if you want newer technology and better-quality stuff, check out Smarthome [smarthome.com] instead. (Plus, you're not directly giving money to the evil-pop-under-ad people.) Smarthome also has a decent What is X10? [smarthome.com] page.

Re:What's X10? (5, Informative)

sdo1 (213835) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553296)

NO! X10 is a communication protocol. X10.com is a company that sells (mostly) X10-based equipment. You know, X10.com is a company that had lots of lots of pop-up and pop-under ads touting the wonders of secretly recording video of women. I hate it that they effectively hijacked the technology and have seemingly convinced the public, through their scummy advertising tactics, that X10 the protocol equals X10.com the company.

-S

Re:What's X10? (3, Funny)

Macrat (638047) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553501)

I didn't know that you could do anything else with X10. What else is there to do beside secretly recording women?

Re:What's X10? (0)

Chanc_Gorkon (94133) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553851)

X10.com IS X10! Sure X10 is a protocol too, but the parent company of the website is the company that came up with it. I personally wonder whatever happened to CEBus???

Re:What's X10? (1)

(C)0N0(R) (711519) | more than 9 years ago | (#10554017)

For the past few months I have been using a "BSR System X - 10 for remote control of lights and appliances" that my father bought in the early 80s or late 70s. BSR is the company that made many of the cheap turntables built into all-in-one "hi-fi" systems. I found a box with the owners manual, "Command Console," and two lamp modules, so I couldn't resist trying it out.It still works fine for dimming and switching lamps. It had available appliance modules, wall switches and an "Ultrasonic Command Console" (remote) for up to sixteen devices over sixteen different "house codes" (channels.)

See: http://www.old-computers.com/museum/doc.asp?c=572 [old-computers.com] http://www.x10pro.com/daverye.html/ [x10pro.com]

Re:What's X10? (1, Informative)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10552913)

"Use the halloween webcam to view live images of a buncha halloween lights and also CONTROL them - i.e. YOU can turn them ON and OFF via your web browser! The halloween webcam has PAN and ZOOM capability that you can also control. The webcam and webcontrol demo are ONLY operational between 2000 and 2400 Mountain Time. Each web surfer can only update the webcam 10 times, change the lights 3 times, and play with the pan/zoom 5 times, withen 5 minutes - this limits the load on my server/Internet connection and I'm concerned about the halloween webcam being (ab)used too much and the blinking lights bothering the neighbors! ;-)"

From right above the portion you read.

RTFA

Re:What's X10? (1, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10553027)

It's something you should never use because the sneaky bastards who make it were the ones who popularized pop-under advertising.

Re:What's X10? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10553076)

Any reason why the parent was marked interesting?

Re:What's X10? (1)

irongrip (804481) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553149)

Probably for the same reason that the person asking about the Christmas lights was modded Funny.

No, he didn't (3, Funny)

ShallowThroat (667311) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552901)

Looks like he also anticpated our arrival.

Umm, with his webserver being slashdotted after less then 10 comments, I think it's safe to say he didn't expect our arrival. Anyone got a cache?

Re:No, he didn't (1)

maxofthewell (696751) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552920)

http://216.239.41.104/search?sourceid=navclient&ie =UTF-8&q=cache%3Ahttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.komar.org%2Fcgi- bin%2Fhalloween_webcam

-1 Redundant (1)

ImaLamer (260199) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553511)

Anyone got a cache?

What good is that going to do you when the site is supposed to be interactive?

Bookmark it and come back to it in a day or so.

The gooogle cache of the text at least. (1)

Tsunam (815302) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552914)

http://66.102.7.104/search?q=cache:Ma6sL9h3OMYJ:ww w.komar.org/cgi-bin/halloween_webcam+&hl=en&lr=&cl ient=firefox-a&strip=1 poor poor home server.

Cool (1)

Lanzaa (761994) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552936)

This is a pretty cool setup. Not very different from the other online controls for stuff the webcam is watching.

Although i do like being able to change the webcam pan/zoom setting. I have not seen that before

But i don't really look for this stuff.

Anticipation... (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10552951)

>Looks like he also anticpated our arrival.

"Anticipation is only half the battle" -- Old Slashdot saying

Re:Anticipation... (3, Insightful)

grcumb (781340) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553629)

I just read that as:

"Anticipation is only half the bottle."

Worse, I almost modded it Insightful.

Darn - I was hoping for the Halloween docs (0)

tomhudson (43916) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552958)

I got so excited, seeing the word "Halloween", hoping it was the latest leaked Halloween documents http://www.opensource.org/halloween/ [opensource.org]

After all:

Halloween XI: Get The FUD
22 Jun 2004
... was WAY too early, and nowhere near as juicy, as we've come to expect.

Oh, well - guess I'll have to wait for this year's slashdot halloween costume poll http://slashdot.org/pollBooth.pl?qid=1007 [slashdot.org]

Favorite Halloween Activity?
_2% Knott's Scary Farm
_3% Braving local haunted houses
25% Turning my home into a pit of evil
10% Tricking
12% Treating
_9% Pumpkin smashing
11% Dressing up like the opposite sex
23% Dressing up like the same sex
Wonder what this year's poll is going to look like...

Possible FIre hazard (3, Interesting)

d3ity (800597) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552963)

"Replaced one X10 switch module that felt warm, but otherwise the various hardware, circuit breakers, and web server (go Apache/Perl!) are hanging in there" Felt warm...hehehehe, lets light the thing up! in 2 hours now we'll have some major slashdottage.

Re:Possible FIre hazard (2)

rwolf (822981) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553568)

Finally, an opportunity to turn slash-dottage into slash-wattage BAHAHAHAHAHAHA ROTFL

Hah! (4, Funny)

orangesquid (79734) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552975)

Man, I sure got that beat. Here's an X11 Halloween display!
mozilla http://images.google.com/images?q=halloween&hl=en& btnG=Google+Search ;)
Seriously, though, this guy impresses the crap out of me. The most I ever did was turn my bedroom lights on and off over the Internet and freak my parents out.

I might be out of line here... (4, Insightful)

SteakandcheeseUm (191173) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552976)

but wouldent it be more intelligent to NOT put perl and other dynamic elements on your webpage if you are expecting a ./ effect? I would have also expected him to invest in a more commericalized system for camera control like NuSpectra [nuspectra.com] They are pretty cool [pitt.edu]

[OT] Re:I might be out of line here... (1)

justMichael (606509) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553551)

but wouldent it be more intelligent to NOT put perl and other dynamic elements on your webpage if you are expecting a ./ effect?
Most of the time it's the pipe that gives up under a /.ing or it's a server configured to not become completey useless (other than web), although sometimes the box probably does become a smoking hole.

Remember the Gmail Machine, the page that generated a random number and it if matched the correct one you "won" a gmail invite? That page was PHP and for every hit it locked the counter file, did the increment and unlocked, that page did approx 7M views in the 8ish hours it lived on my server. When it was mentioned on the screen savers they thought they killed the box, I had apache setup to throttle max connections and the load avg never went above 3.6 serving 950+ pages/sec. The 28Mb/s throughput did have my hosting co contact me to make sure I didn't get rooted though.

The last I heard the guy that was doing it couldn't find any suckers, er, hosts to run it for him.

Slashdotted - Mirrors Here (5, Informative)

Kinetic (3472) | more than 9 years ago | (#10552998)

MirrorDot [mirrordot.com] has the page with the pictures.

Re:Slashdotted - Mirrors Here (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10553231)

So what happens if we do a story on mirrordot.com?

Does it handle recursion?

Lights Lights everywhere lights (-1, Flamebait)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10553025)

LOL ya, love the javascript thing! The best part is this from my town! LOL

Hello (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10553059)

Oh fuck you

X10 Halloween Display (3, Funny)

sH4RD (749216) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553082)

Wow....the slashdot editors edited something. Amazing. Now can someone tell me why?

"X10 Halloween Display" -> "X10 Hallowe'en Display". Same change in the article text.

Huh?

Re:X10 Halloween Display (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10553230)

The original article didn't have the required number of typos or spelling and grammar errors.

Wikipedia answers all (1)

Dachannien (617929) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553292)

Re:Wikipedia answers all but the question asked (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10553484)

He wanted to know why they changed it from "Halloween" to "Hallowe'en". The Wikipedia only makes one mention of the alternate spelling, and gives no indication whatsoever as to WHY it's an alternate spelling or what (if any) significance it has versus the non-apostrophed form.

Re:Wikipedia answers all but the question asked (2, Informative)

aaza (635147) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553580)

Halloween derives from Hallowe'en.
Hallowe'en derives from Hallow's E'en.
Hallow's E'en derives from Hallow's Even.
Hallow's Even derives from Hallow's Eve.
Hallow's Eve is the day before All Hallow's Day (or All Saint's Day) - the day that celebrates the saints that have no day of their own (eg, Saint Patrick, Saint George, Saint Valentine).

Useless fact #37 for the day. Enjoy.

Re:X10 Halloween Display (1, Interesting)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10553569)

IANAE, but I'm pretty sure the apostrophe is because e'en is an abbreviation for evening, or more correctly whatever the root of evening is (even? as in 'evensong'?). I'm sure an etymologist could explain better.

Re:X10 Halloween Display (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10553640)

Because an apostrophe looks like a bug?

No fair (5, Funny)

sik0fewl (561285) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553112)

That's not fair! The Hulk is taking votes away from Kerry!

Re:No fair (5, Funny)

Hard_Code (49548) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553453)

Well, he is the GREEN candidate.

H4r h4r!

Funny! (1)

pablodiazgutierrez (756813) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553820)

What kind of dummy could have moderated the comment above as informative? It's not anyone claryfing a political subtlety. It's funny, you frigging moron! What the hell is wrong with you people? [amazon.com]

Re:No fair (1)

DoktorGonzo (513156) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553514)

That's not fair! The Hulk is taking votes away from Kerry!

Well, the Hulk was really a shoo-in for the Green Party nomination.

Of course; he's the "Green" candidate! EOM (1)

EvilMidnightBomber (778018) | more than 9 years ago | (#10554009)

Do you not understand EOM?

Hah! (5, Funny)

Guppy06 (410832) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553134)

"Looks like he also anticpated our arrival."

No one expects the Slashdot Inquisition!

Re:Hah! (1)

kryptkpr (180196) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553572)

Monty Python jokes aside, the real joke is that the site is no longer responding :)

so... (2, Funny)

WormholeFiend (674934) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553145)

this Friday he got Farked, and today he's getting Slashdotted...

this guy must love the Internets now!

Webcam image (4, Interesting)

sploo22 (748838) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553160)

I noticed that the webcam is using quite a long exposure to compensate for the low light levels - people on the sidewalk appear very blurred. Even so, there is almost no visible graininess aside from compression artifacts. Obviously this is not a cheap webcam.

Re:Webcam image (1)

MrP- (45616) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553322)

heh that's pretty cool.. it makes the people look like ghosts =P

Coral Link (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10553167)

Amazingly enough it wasn't down like it usually is.

http://www.komar.org.nyud.net:8090/cgi-bin/hallowe en_webcam [nyud.net]

Plus you can see which Coral server grabbed the content.

I liked the "find out about you" bit (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10553176)

For some reason, I suspended my usual paranoia and clicked the "find out about you" link. It got correctly that I am browsing using Mozilla and linux. It messed up about guessing where I am browsing from although it did get my isp correctly.

Is there an easy way I can spoof this info? Could I , for instance make it look like I was using Netscape on Windows 3.1 in Ulan Bator? I would enjoy messing with nosy people's minds a lot.

Bush is winning (0, Troll)

Jack9 (11421) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553220)

According to all polls including this guy's webcam, Bush is more popular than Kerry. This bothers me. Hulk is clearly winning, as expected.

Re:Bush is winning (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10553392)

And unlike the upcoming election, this one is open to the whole world. Hmm.

Polls don't mean much. . Re:Bush is winning (1)

holysin (549880) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553539)

I think it's fairly safe to say that those with a sense of humor (Hulk votes) would vote for kerry over bush ;-)

Seriously, it should be a close race, the polls are usually polling likely voters, and for the first time in over a decade we've got a major rash of young people registering to vote, and as long as the Democrats continue to register more new voters, we'll be fine.

In the end it will boil down to voter turnout. If there's high voter turnout the dems will win, if it's low, then the republicans will win.

His web stats (1)

L0stm4n (322418) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553236)

Can you tell when he got slashdoted? [komar.org]

Coral Cache (1)

OverlordQ (264228) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553420)

Tis working [nyud.net] a bit faster :)

Yep, it would... (0)

Kogase (811902) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553626)

It would be a very neat idea, if Christmas (and any other holiday) displays weren't FUCKING LAME-ASS OBNOXIOUSNESS. See?

physical slashdotting (1)

morcheeba (260908) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553631)

His house is about 5 miles from where I'm sitting (in downtown Boulder, CO) ... sounds like a fun sidetrip on my way back home - I think the real-time updates will look better than the website.

2510 Blue Heron Circle Lafayette, CO [komar.org]

'alot' should be 'a lot' (1)

bach37 (602070) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553665)

Spic writes "I'm sure alot of us remember [snip]

'A lot' is two words.

Sincerely,
The 'a lot' grammar Nazi

Inverted Children (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10553678)

Aparantly, not only does he have an insane amount of web controlled lights, his children are upside down [komar.org] as well.

Hate to see the power bill. (1)

Mastadex (576985) | more than 9 years ago | (#10553712)

Remeber what happened in august 2003?

this FP fo8 GNAA (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | more than 9 years ago | (#10553952)

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