[mythtv-users] The final word in the Live TV yay-nay debate

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Nov 21 19:42:44 UTC 2006

On 11/20/06, Jay R. Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 20, 2006 at 10:04:00AM -0800, Yeechang Lee wrote:
> > Marco Nelissen <marcone at xs4all.nl> says:
> > > I'm so sorry! If I had realized that the average user has almost 2
> > > terabytes of recordings, I would never have suggested that live TV
> > > is a much-used feature...
> >
> > Choice is what matters. The unparalleled selection of programs and
> > channels North Americans take for granted means that, even if an
> > American and a Scot or Finn each own the same amount of disk space,
> > the American will likely fill his up a lot faster.
> But, too, remember: some people are Archivers, and some aren't.
> Just last night, for example, my sister and I dug through back episodes
> on her box of Grey's Anatomy, to attempt to confirm an assertion, made
> on Wikipedia, that Sara Ramirez' character's first name is actually
> 'Calliope', for which 'Callie' is short.
> 2x27, 43:42(/1:00:00); her and George walk down a hall.
> That took 50 minutes, 6 eps, Fast Forward x10, and Zoom Mode to find a
> shot that was clear enough to serve as confirmation.
> But that's why Archivers *do*.
> And that's why Frye's has 2TB boxes for $1000.

and that some people can record all those HD channels. I can only
record OTA HD via my cable company =(

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