Still reeling from our first experience we were next confronted with a large red sign that asked 'Want to see me naked? His English wasn't good and we resorted to a Spanish dictionary to communicate.
He said it was 25C where he was, we replied it was raining in the UK. Our last link-up of the evening was with two carpenters in their twenties who said they lived in Jylland in Denmark. Again the conversation was mundane - it turns out it's snowing in Scandinavia.
Some commentators say the website is a throwback to the heady early days of the web and the first experimental chatrooms.
For my part I hope we have learned to be more cynical and less trusting since then.
Recently there have been cases of Jo Public finding themselves face to face with celebrities such as Ashton Kutcher and Kelly Osbourne.
One American actor called TJ Miller, even flew out two girls from Liverpool to the set of the new Yogi Bear film in New Zealand after meeting them through the website.
They have also become a source of security and privacy issues, as some built-in webcams can be remotely activated by spyware.It's like sitting in front of the TV flipping channels, except the people are real.'Parents will likely be horrified by the idea their children can connect face to face with strangers in their bedrooms.Despite a disclaimer on the front page that states you have to be 16 years of age to enter, there is no way of enforcing this.Unlike an IP camera (which connects using Ethernet or Wi-Fi), a webcam is generally connected by a USB cable, or similar cable, or built into computer hardware, such as laptops.The term "webcam" (a clipped compound) may also be used in its original sense of a video camera connected to the Web continuously for an indefinite time, rather than for a particular session, generally supplying a view for anyone who visits its web page over the Internet.