[mythtv-users] Enabling multirec borks usability a bit.

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Tue Apr 20 15:22:44 UTC 2010

On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 11:18:32AM -0400, Jeff Wormsley wrote:
> On 4/20/2010 7:49 AM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> >No one called you (or anyone else in this thread) a moron for
> >watching Live TV.  Some of us feel that those who do watch Live TV
> >just haven't really figured out how to truly benefit from using a
> >DVR--such that all the work is done /for/ you /by/ the computer.
> >And, yes, I realize your argument for Live TV is that the computer
> >should do the work for you--I'm saying that you're doing a lot of
> >work using Live TV that your computer could be doing for you if
> >you learned how to use the DVR to full benefit.
> >
> In my opinion, the major problem with that isn't how *I* use a DVR.
> It is everyone else who uses that system.  My wife, for instance,
> turns on HGTV at noon and it stays there until 5pm when she switches
> to WGN, and then at 7pm it's back to HGTV.  She doesn't want to
> schedule those shows to record, then play one, and when that one

...then bypass the DVR entirely. I did this with my S1 Tivo. I did
not waste the box on something where it really made more sense to 
have another reciever plugged into the TV directly with nothing in


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