Happy Accidents

Collect all of the garbage you create during your adventure and take a picture of it in the final two hours of Questival then recycle/compost what you can.
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All the trash from Questival. Remember to #recycle #questival
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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#questival
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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#marriagewars #marriagecounseling #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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Garlic is very spicy it turns out #ohshit #questival
Find and photograph the 28th state to be admitted into the Union's, official quarter.
#texasquarter #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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After a sprained ankle from the purple trail at memorial park, this is all we had left in us! #wallsits #questival
It is NOW the end of your 24th hour of Questival, share with us the best photo/video of where you ended up. Don't forget the totem.
Favorite place was definitely #smitherpark #questival
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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#spiderpig #questival
Blindfold a teammate and give them 2 different back massages. One with all of your hands, the other with all of your feet. Have them guess which was which.
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#firstfootfirst #questival
Make a 15 second video showing us the best way to roast some dang pumpkin seeds #pumpkinguts
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Cooking pumpkin seeds! #howto #questival
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly as if you were the villain from a scary movie. Think Michael Myers or Jason.
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#toocomfortablewithknives #questival
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
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#nosuchthingasthemoonlanding??? #sillyconspiracies #questival
Using tofu and other plant based foods sculpt a turkey.
#tajinroastedtofurkey #questival
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
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Tips for free #questival
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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#iheartquestival #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie and hashtag the movie in your caption
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#sandersonsisters #hocuspocus #questival
Show us in a 15 second tutorial how to pick the best pumpkin for carving
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How to with Alex #questival
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Bobbing for bananas and limes #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
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#smoothiemaster #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Watching the sunset on the last day before daylight savings starts tomorrow #questival
Eat an entire mouthful of brown mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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Extra mustard. Hold the hot dog #questival
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
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#cricketsandtajin #ihearcrickets #questival
Make a sweet-sweet tire swing! Prove you made it though k
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Spare tire rope swing in the works! #usewhatyouhave #questival
Recreate the scene from the movie "IT" where the little boy in his rain coat runs after his newspaper boat #hiyageorgie
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“Go grab the wax georgie” #movieit #questival
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video with a fall song #justfallthings
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#iwillalwaysloveyou #basic #questival
Film a video showing how to check the oil, coolant, power steering fluid, brake fluid, and windshield wiper fluid levels in your car. Make sure everything is ship shape.
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Redneck teaching upkeep of foreign cars #toyota #questival
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
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#holdmybeer #questival
Take a photo or video with a real live Carya illinoinensis
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#pecans #questival
Climb the highest tree you can find and take a photo of your view from the top
Climbing trees in #memorialpark #questival
Find a peaceful outdoors space, sit down and take 5 minutes to relax in silence and enjoy the moment. (Timelapse, don't forget your totem)
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#parkinit #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Houston
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#wearehoUStonstrong #questival
Go ahead and press the Big Red Button on the Preston Street Bridge. Take a video showing us what it does.
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#tinyburp #ipressedit #questival
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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Cartwheel challenge. #thisisparkourright? #questival
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Checkpoints are done. We loved Smither Park #questival
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (4pm-5pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Smither Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Done! #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
#weheartmurals #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Zipper house #questival
Find and take a team photograph with mosaic. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
What rhymes with mosaic??? #questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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Sharing some homemade cookies with #lyb #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
#questival #cotopaxi
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
#goals #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be if you were a zombie. #quecranberriessong
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#quecranberriessong #questival
Take a 1st day back to school photo as a team on a porch complete with backpacks and 1st day of school clothes and maybe even lunchboxes #newschoolshoes
Back to school #questival
Take a photo of the "Beer Can House"
Cheers!! #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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Double arm wrestle #questival #overthetop
Hike the Purple Trail at Memorial Park. Be alert of mt. bikers! Really show us you did it.
3 entered and only 1 survived. #questival
Take a photo on the boardwalk at Houston Arboretum and Nature Center
Houston Arboretum #questival
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
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#questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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Beware of the bears. #questival
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
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Getting kidnapped by Bigfoot. #deliverance #questival
HIke the Outer Loop at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center. Snap a pic where the outloop branches off to the Couch Birding Trail.
Day of hikes #questival
Trekking poles vs no poles while hiking - Make a video about the pro's and Con's of both.
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#nopolesaturday #questival
Go to a driving range and hold a team long-drive competition. Record your longest drive.
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#nocontest 175 yards #questival
While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the totem)
Deer, lizard, catfish and turkey vulture. #questival
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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Tandem riding #queen #questival
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed can not roll more than 12"
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#questival
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (1pm-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Spotts Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
#questival
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
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#slamdunk #spacejam #questival
Take a photo dressed like a witch playing quittage with another team's witch. Two totems required.
#hogwartz! #questival
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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Swapping shoelaces #questival
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient.
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#specialcoffee #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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#bitetalk #questival
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
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#friendship #questival
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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#questival
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
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Farmers market stare down. #questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market. #nofarmsnofood
Perisimmons #urbanharvest #questival
Reenact a scene from your favorite movie/tv show that takes place in Texas.
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#misscongeniality Filmed in San Antonio #questival
Educate yourself on a current bill being discussed in the Texas house/Senate. Give us a 15 second review.
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Building America’s Trust Act #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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#somewhatoffensive #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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Educate Girls #india #questival
Order a pumpkin spice latte under the name "Bueller" when you pick it up tell them "Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it."
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#bueller #psl #questival
Reenact your favorite Astros moment from this world series in a 15 second video!
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#bestmomentever! #questival
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit #watchyerfangers
#choppingthedayaway #questival
Pumpkin Bowling! Set up some homemade pins and use a pumpkin as a bowling ball.
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#split #kingpin #questival
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
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#hotandsexy #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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@jkcorden @latelateshow carpool karaoke Sanderson sisters. #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Dress up in all orange and try to camouflage in with some pumpkins at a pumpkin patch.
#whereswaldo? #spotthepumpkin #questival
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
Grateful #questival
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
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Camping spider songs. #questival
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
No such thing as to much Texas pride #dontmeaswithrexas #texasflag #questival
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
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#skills! #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about sweet-sweet Houston and leave it for someone else to find.
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#sweetsweethouston #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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Heat stroke #stayhydrated #staysafe #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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Knots on knots #prusikknot #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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#knotswithfriends alpine butterflies #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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#ropeswithfriends bowline #questival
At Lake Somerville hike around Bluestem Bend Loop and take a team photo at the scenic water overlook.
Flooded thanks to #harvey. #questival
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
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#Imomsohard #questival
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Arachnophobia #questival
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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Helping a woman carry a heavy gas can to the end of the dock #questival
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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This is flipping fun. #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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That wasn’t awkward.... #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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#sharingiscaring #questival
In a space that allows, purchase and shot put a pumpkin (the size of a shot put shot) as far as you can and measure the distance. Clean up whatever mess you make.
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73’ 3” #questival
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
Early morning workouts. Pumpkin style #kettlebell #questival
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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#skippingrocks #questival
Partake of the state dish of Texas with no hands.
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#Youngandhungry #texasstatefood #questival
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged in a natural body of water for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
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About 50 sec. Fully clothed in Lake Somerville #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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Morning bath #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your fancy face.
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Cake face #questival
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
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#whatawaytowakeup #questival
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
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Good thing he likes pie. #questival
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
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Pumpkin is not the same as a PSL. 1:08 #questival
Camp overnight in a tent in the wilderness give an MTV Cribs style tour of your entire campsite. (Sorry yard/house camping doesn't count)
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Quick tour of our campsite at #lakesomerville. #cribs #mtv #lakesideview #questival
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a fly rod #headwaters
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#monsterfish #flyfishingishard #questival
Show us the breakfast you made while camping (premade food doesn't count) #CampEats
#questival
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
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#wakingupourneighbors #wolfpackof3 #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Sunrise is blocked by the clouds but we still made it. #questival #cotopaxi
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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#eggroulette #questival
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
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Prickly pears blindfolded. #questival
Try out the hot water bottle at the bottom of your sleeping bag technique while you sleep. Isn't it great? Tell us about it
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#teamnosleep #christmaspajamastopretenditiscold #questival
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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#eggnogflashbacks #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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No need for running water when your wife brushes your teeth while camping! #questival
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a rod and reel #secretlocation
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Night fishing at #lakesomerville for catfish! Got too excited during filming #nightcrawlers #punintended #questival
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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#tooblue #questival
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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#Smashfire #90spopflashback #questival
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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#basicrap #questival
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
Brats #oktoberfest #questival
While camping at in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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#Sexysmoke #campfireforher #questival
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Best s’mores ever. Make s’mores inside of a banana!! #questival
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Scary story around a campfire.. #questival
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Cooking a brat over the fire. #questival
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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Opened a can of worms. #doubledareaccepted #questival
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Fishing for marshmallows #barbiepole #isfishinglineflammable #questival
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
#dramallama #questival
Do the Eggnog Mile. Run a mile while drinking a 16 oz. cup of eggnog at every 1/4 mile (every lap if you're on a track). Timelapse video required. #returntosender
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Bad idea...#eggnogwentdownandbackup 1 mile down and a bedtime to go. #questival
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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#thespiritsareamongus #ouija #questival
As a team pitch a tent (without the fly) in 15 seconds
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#pitchedtent #speedygonzalez #questival
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit). Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Battery and gum wrapper fire. #firestarters #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
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#annabelle #questival
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
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Crossing bluebell road singing Deep in the heart of Texas! #questival
Take a picture of a ghost.
#ghost #hauntedcar #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST 2017.
#teamlogo #oktoberquest2017 #happyaccidents #questival
Snack on the state fruit of Texas
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#questival
Snack on the state vegetable of Texas
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#ogreshavelayers #casualsnack #onionbreath #texasveggies #questival
Go to a restaurant serving food from a country you've never been to, and eat a dish you've never heard of. Be honest, really try something new and make it count.
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#southamerica #bobotie #pelipeli #questival
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
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#questival
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation.
#questival
Make a 15 second video pledging to OBEY THE LAWS OF THE LAND during the next 24hrs
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#questival
Pick a state or national park you want to visit. Take a 15s video letting us know what you would want to do during your visit.
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Crater Lake National Park- Hiking and photography! #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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Stardust! You can’t beat a funny fantasy adventure movie!! #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Hermann Park on a crisp fall day :) #questival