Multimedia - Bocken

Description: Allows you, thanks to web cams positioned in Gävle, to watch with anticipation what's going on around the Julbock (christmas goat). If you're in luck you'll see the big moment when it actually happens!
Choose how often you'd like the picture updated, or click on the goat to be taken to the large version found at
Features both camera angle and relevant links on the back.
Author: meowza
Version: 1.1
New in v1.1: Fixed to function with the updated webcams, new graphics, both camera angles.
Uploaded on: December 8th 2006 at 1:03 AM
Rating: (4.33 stars)   [Show Detailed Ratings]
Downloads: 327 (all versions), 125 (this version)
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Shockingly, they burned it down last night at 9PM, this quite early compared to previous years. It remains to be seen as to whether or not they will rebuild it. So, this widget is, sadly, going to show you nothing more than the burned out shell of the goat.
What are the odds that someone would burn the thing down on the same day we made this widget.

Posted by: meowza (developer) on Dec 04, 05 (4:27 PM) for version 1.0 (previous version)  

Oh the irony.
Jag som ville se brännandet live genom Dashboard. smiley

Posted by: Netzach on Dec 05, 05 (2:19 AM) for version 1.0 (previous version)   View Detailed Rating

Well, if you missed the first burning you'll have another chance, as we speak they are rebuilding Gävlebocken. You can watch the whole spectacle in the widget.

Posted by: meowza (developer) on Dec 05, 05 (2:23 PM) for version 1.0 (previous version)  

A note: Gävlebocken is being rebuilt and will be up this Friday, the 9th. Until then the webcam has been shut off.

Posted by: meowza (developer) on Dec 06, 05 (2:57 PM) for version 1.0 (previous version)  

Actually, according to the website, the widget should be functioning again tomorrow Thursday the 8th.

Posted by: meowza (developer) on Dec 08, 05 (5:43 AM) for version 1.0 (previous version)  

Well, they have dismantled the Gävlebock for this year, a rather anti-climatic ending. Look for the widget to function again at the beginning of December next year.

Posted by: meowza (developer) on Jan 03, 06 (7:28 PM) for version 1.0 (previous version)  

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