Originally Posted by Seismogenic
As a complete and utter newbie to this con, may I ask what the ribbons are/what they mean/what they're for?
People hand them out -- sometimes you have to do something / find something / be someting to get them, then you stick it below your badge and some people collect quite a lot.
ie. look at the cosplayer's badge in this photo:
Many people collect 2 or even 3 times this number by the end of the con.