[mythtv-users] Commercial Flagging NFL Games
redpepperracing at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 14:06:51 UTC 2010
On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 9:48 AM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 9:43 AM, Tom Lichti <redpepperracing at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 9:29 AM, Robert Shields <rwshields at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I have been recording NFL games and watching them after being commercial
>>> flagged (it makes the game go about 3x faster).
>>> I have found that during the commercial flagging process MythTV always flags
>>> the kickoffs as commercials since the network only shows the one play and
>>> immediately goes back to commercial. I realize that I could go through
>>> manually and fix every kickoff so it isn't flagged, but that solution has
>>> two problems:
>>> It would be time consuming
>>> More importantly, in doing so I would know the score of the game before I
>>> saw the whole thing...kind of ruins the experience.
>>> I also know I could simply watch the game w/o commercial flagging or fast
>>> forward manually when I know a kickoff is coming, but I thought before I did
>>> either of these two I would ask to community if they had come across this
>>> issue before. If so, how did you solve it?
>> For football I have a playback group with a short skip of I think 12
>> or 15 seconds, which is just about perfect to skip between plays (when
>> the play ends,
> I will have to look into that. I sometimes accidentally hit the
> (default) skip and I am 2 plays ahead. Then when I try to correct I
> end up jumping before where I was before the skip..
I'm just recompiling trunk so I can't check my setting, but once it's
done I will post them.
Another advantage with this is you don't have to load the CPU up to do
the comm flagging.
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