[mythtv-users] How would you handle the kids leaving Live Tv on all the time?

Larry Finger Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net
Sun May 2 14:33:19 UTC 2010

On 05/02/2010 08:41 AM, Rick wrote:
> On 05/01/2010 04:43 PM, Kingsley Turner wrote:
>> Rick wrote:
>>> I was wondering if there is a way to "time out" live tv viewing after
>>> say X hours ? With the recent Comcast switch to digital, the only real
>>> way we can watch tv is using Myth. (That's because Myth has the
>>> tuners). The kids are not in the habit of exiting the live tv screen
>>> before they turn off the tv. Is there some way I can prevent Live Tv
>>> from endlessly recording?
>> Sit your kids down, and tell them with your "Father Voice" that you need
>> to have a talk about "something important".
>> The explain in a serious tone that TV shouldn't be left on, and why.
>> That'll fix it. Works on our kids anyway.
>> -kt
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> This means I have to actually talk and interact with them?  :)

Always remember that some day they will have children of their own, and
grandchildren are a totally different breed. I always wondered about the
bumper sticker that said "If I had known that grandchildren were this
much fun, I would have had them first!". Now I know.

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