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Glomping: Convention Do or Don't?

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Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 2:48 PM

click to enlarge SHANNON COTTRELL
  • Shannon Cottrell
See more photos in Shannon Cottrell's gallery, "Anime Expo 2011: Day One, Friday."

Have you ever seen someone run and jump on top of an unsuspecting friend in an attempt to give a hug? It's called glomping (Check Urban Dictionary for a variety of definitions), and if you go to a lot of conventions, you probably have an opinion on it.

Basically, there are two schools of thought on glomping. You either embrace it, or you hate it. There's not too much middle ground here. But, no matter what side of the debate is yours, Cactus Mafia has a sign for you. We spotted these in the artist alley at Anime Expo on Friday, July 1.

click to enlarge SHANNON COTTRELL
  • Shannon Cottrell
Is glomping a convention do or don't? We'll let you answer.

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