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Date: 11/03/11 01:16 PM

52 Responses to Media Reacts To Conan`s Same Sex Wedding News

  1. Profile photo of madest
    madest Male 40-49
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    November 3, 2011 at 12:32 pm
    Link: Media Reacts To Conan`s Same Sex Wedding News - Conan O`Brien may be about to push the envelope on late night television.
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    Trapper222 Male 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 1:25 pm
    I guess Conan O`Brien may be about to push the envelope on late night television.
  3. Profile photo of Buiadh
    Buiadh Male 30-39
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    November 3, 2011 at 1:26 pm
    Firstly what does that even MEAN?

    Secondly it`s not "onvelope", it`s "envelope".
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    GParadox Female 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 1:26 pm
    "We got to get an envelope!" Bwahahaha
  5. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    November 3, 2011 at 1:30 pm

    "Adam and Steve" comments in 3..2..1..
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    SarahofBorg Female 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 1:33 pm
    Fun fact: the envelope in the expression push the envelop was originally a pilot`s term for the safety spectrum for the forces that the human body can take in extreme G flights.
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    LillianDulci Female 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 1:33 pm
    So many ways to say envelope...
  8. Profile photo of TruTenrMan
    TruTenrMan Male 30-39
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    November 3, 2011 at 1:35 pm
    "Conan O`Brien may be about to push the envelope on late night television."
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    Gortrok Male 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 1:37 pm
    Dear lord that is seriously ridiculous xD Good for the couple getting married on TV too, I just hope Conan doesn`t make it about himself and his show :P
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    Solvent Male 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 1:42 pm
    I lost track after the 15th clip. Damn these guys are unoriginal.
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    RecycleElf Male 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 1:44 pm
    push the what now?
  12. Profile photo of bophus
    bophus Male 30-39
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    November 3, 2011 at 1:45 pm
    @ Buiadh

    Actually it is both.

    They are both correct and it pretty much comes from the area you live in or how you were brought up. In my area, almost everyone says "envelope". I am one of the few who pronounces it "onvelope".
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    Kain1 Male 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 2:05 pm
    Watch out america, Conan O`brien may be about to push the envelope on late night TV !..
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    snakecharmer Male 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 2:13 pm
    Just goes to show you how controlled the media is. Every single one of them says the same f*cking thing! Does anyone think that every news anchor has the same opinion on the same issues, or are these people hand picked and then passed the same script to read. Talk about mind control. Sheesh!
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    Cajun247 Male 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 2:14 pm
    Secondly it`s not "onvelope", it`s "envelope".

    "Eaannh quit pwonouncing it as hoypees why don` ya?"
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    Cajun247 Male 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 2:16 pm
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    junkaroo Male 30-39
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    November 3, 2011 at 2:50 pm
    "Just goes to show you how controlled the media is. Every single one of them says the same f*cking thing! Does anyone think that every news anchor has the same opinion on the same issues, or are these people hand picked and then passed the same script to read. Talk about mind control. Sheesh! "

    Nailed it
  18. Profile photo of Khalfani
    Khalfani Male 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 3:00 pm
    I guess Conan O`Brien may be about to push the envelope on late night television.
  19. Profile photo of Thonious
    Thonious Male 40-49
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    November 3, 2011 at 3:07 pm
    Conan the Envelope-Pusher.

    Same-sex marriages are old news. If he really wants to do something groundbreaking he should have an inter-species marriage on live TV.
  20. Profile photo of bacon_pie
    bacon_pie Male 30-39
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    November 3, 2011 at 3:13 pm
    meh
  21. Profile photo of paco664
    paco664 Male 40-49
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    November 3, 2011 at 3:22 pm
    i am flatulent in my ambivalence.....
  22. Profile photo of robosnitz
    robosnitz Male 40-49
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    November 3, 2011 at 3:32 pm
    Also,Meh.
  23. Profile photo of Ruffiana
    Ruffiana Male 30-39
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    November 3, 2011 at 3:37 pm
    I hear Conan O`Brien may be about to push the envelope on late night television
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    number1man Male 13-17
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    November 3, 2011 at 3:38 pm
    it was funny how they all inflected it in a different way
  25. Profile photo of number1man
    number1man Male 13-17
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    November 3, 2011 at 3:41 pm
    Also: ConAAn O`Breiyan maybe able to push the lawnvelope on tv late at night
  26. Profile photo of mykunter
    mykunter Male 40-49
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    November 3, 2011 at 3:53 pm
    I don`t get it.
    Is "push the envelope" some sort of gay sex term like "Cleveland steamer" or "rusty trombone"???
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    jacos27 Male 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 3:54 pm
    THE WEDDING IS OFF!!!!! All Conan plans on doing is place and envelope on his desk and simply nudge it forward an inch or two.
  28. Profile photo of Gerry1of1
    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    November 3, 2011 at 4:27 pm

    Stupid idots!
    It`s easier to pull and envelope!
    D`UH!
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    uatme Male 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 5:19 pm
    wow
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    uatme Male 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 5:51 pm
    Wouldn`t this also be the first marriage (gay, strait or any other combination) on late night TV? anyone know of any marriages that took place on a late night program..?
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    splurbyburbl Male 30-39
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    November 3, 2011 at 6:19 pm
    I pushed an envelope once. Just once... and it. was. EPIC.
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    byre Male 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 7:56 pm
    uatme: Tiny Tim got married on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson
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    PinkRhoid Male 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 8:15 pm
    I laughed a little bit after the first few and then I started to lose interest. Then it kept going still and I became perplexed and then it became so ludicrous I was laughing all over again. Very original news writers!
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    skine Male 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 8:41 pm
    Envelope was originally a French word.

    So it makes sense to pronounce it similar to how it would be pronounced in French.
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    skine Male 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 8:45 pm
    Similar:

    Entree, entendre (most commonly in double variety), entourage, entrepreneur, envoy, and others.
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    xCYBERDYNEx Male 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 10:34 pm
    Push the envelope?



    What? Who is naming this push the envelope?
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    JaundiceCake Female 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 10:46 pm
    Conan O`Brien may be about to envelope the push.
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    trig45 Male 18-29
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    November 3, 2011 at 11:52 pm
    id pee in their butts.
  39. Profile photo of MrAtari
    MrAtari Male 40-49
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    November 3, 2011 at 11:59 pm
    why should someone push an envelope?
  40. Profile photo of EgalM
    EgalM Male 30-39
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    November 4, 2011 at 3:47 am
    How is doing something legal pushing the envelope? Slow news day.
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    choonma Male 18-29
    142 posts
    November 4, 2011 at 3:53 am
    "We gotta get an envelope!" LOL
  42. Profile photo of Pheeshy5
    Pheeshy5 Male 18-29
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    November 4, 2011 at 7:44 am
    Conan is the best!
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    Ajikan Male 18-29
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    November 4, 2011 at 8:03 am
    I don`t get this.
    I feel like that german who doesn`t understand idiomes.
    What envelope got pushed that got this phrase popular?
  44. Profile photo of Blatto
    Blatto Male 18-29
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    November 4, 2011 at 9:35 am
    I`ve heard the word "envelope" too many times. It sounds weird and doesn`t have a meaning anymore.
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    reidcook1000 Male 18-29
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    November 4, 2011 at 10:51 am
    2:02. That`s my CBS station. Not surprised. They sorta suck.
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    Cataclism0 Male 18-29
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    November 4, 2011 at 11:38 am
    "Fun fact: the envelope in the expression push the envelop was originally a pilot`s term for the safety spectrum for the forces that the human body can take in extreme G flights."

    Actually its referring to the plane. Pushing past the aircraft accepted limits of speed usually, sometimes altitude or Gs.
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    lostinkorea Female 30-39
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    November 4, 2011 at 1:49 pm
    CONAN IS
  48. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
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    November 4, 2011 at 5:38 pm
    Here`s an explanation of the phrase that makes sense:

    Clicky clicky
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    incubus_inc Male 18-29
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    November 5, 2011 at 10:16 am

    I`ve got it. All of the news is responding to the prompts of one writer.
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    honkeylips Male 30-39
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    November 5, 2011 at 10:41 am
    The phrase still doesn`t make any sense. Maybe if it was an envelope filled with thousands of pounds of lead or something I would get it, but it`s pretty stupid.
  51. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
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    November 5, 2011 at 5:10 pm
    The phrase still doesn`t make any sense. Maybe if it was an envelope filled with thousands of pounds of lead or something I would get it, but it`s pretty stupid.

    It makes perfect sense once you know that strictly speaking an envelope is *anything* that envelops *anything*. In maths, it`s a well-defined term.

    The origin of the phrase "pushing the envelope" comes from the combination of maths and engineering required in aircraft design. It describes the range of combinations of factors that the aircraft designers have calculated as being the safe parameters for flight. For example, flying speed and rate of turn. Below a certain speed, you`ll stall. At any given speed, there`s a limit to how fast you can safely turn without blacking out, losing control surfaces and/or over-stressing some key part of the aircraft. Plot that on a graph and you get a line surrounding the safe area - an envelope.
  52. Profile photo of Angilion
    Angilion Male 40-49
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    November 5, 2011 at 5:15 pm
    But that envelope is initially theoretical - it`s based on calculations by the designers. If you fly at the limits of the envelope, you can determine how accurate it is. If you can fly the plane at the calculated safe limits, you are testing the boundary of the safe limits in one or more factors - you are pushing the envelope in that sense. If you exceed any safe factor and don`t crash as a result, you have moved the envelope outwards - you are pushing the envelope in that sense.

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