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

Kingsley Turner krt at krt.com.au
Sat May 1 20:43:49 UTC 2010


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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