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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)
it was for 7 minutes and I can't figure out how to post it #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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womb mate #questival
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
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#questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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Look at the prison knot #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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boom. roasted. #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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bada bing bada boom #questival
Recreate your favorite Texas sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
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#questival
Go to this link (click link and tap GO>) and donate to the IRC. Write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee on some fabric and give it to a Cotopaxi staff member for a display later in the year.
gave the fabric to a staff member at the Christmas tree! #questival
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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our gum was slightly old #questival
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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Lionel Richie did it so we did too #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
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#questival #visitaustin
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
This is Brandon. He found his love of skiing from an early age and never looked back. Something about the wind through his beard and the open air really draws to him. He also loves tubing. You cool Brandon. #questival
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from The Riverboat Gamblers as thoughtfully as possible.
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#questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
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film a video illustrating how to find a clean natural water source.
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#questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
"Lit" #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Llamart #questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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BEYONCE #questival
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
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#questival #forthosewhodo
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
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Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
We solved the mysteryyyyyyy #questival
Take a team selfie with your favorite box of cereal with one of the 17 remaining 'Moonlight Towers'. They are an official Texas state landmark, btw.
Reese's Puffs are life #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
and the winner is.... spinach artichoke dip #questival
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
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#questival
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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These street performers where giving it their all in suits in the heat of the day! They definitely earned an act of kindness! #questival
Take a picture of an uncommon object underneath the sign of Uncommon Objects. If you choose to enter this eccentric shop, please be respectful and kind.
Bucket hats are uncommon, right? #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
#questival
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
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If you're short, use the kids baskets #questival
Show us your best team roller skating dance moves in a venue of your choosing, make it fabulous.
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best roller skating I've seen all day #questival
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
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#questival
See how fast you can run the length of the 'Larry Monroe Forever' Mosaic bridge. Whilst running it yell aloud "Larry Monroe Forever!"
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#questival
Find and take a picture of the "Bottle House" but don't be a nuisance.
*not being a nuisance* #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Best city in the world!!! #questival #cotopaxi
Go to a public place where music is playing (not the check-in festival) and challenge a stranger to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up.
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dance battle: spoiler alert: Caroline loses #questival
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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Evan + Kevin ❤️ #questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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Flower power #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Wazzup stevie ray #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Hey Mr Frog we're doing just fine how bout yourself #questival
Personally thank a current/former professor/teacher/coach for the impact they have had on your life. Phone, facetime or skype.
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thanking my high school history teacher! #questival
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Insta game too strong #questival
Choreograph a team dance and perform it with audible music in a crowded area. Get permission first from the owner/operator of the crowded area unless it is a free public space.
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funk show brothers thank you! #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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PAIGE IS ALSO THE GOAT #questival
Go to a busy part of 6th Street/University of Texas/Zilker Park, put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
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unwritten #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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Caroline is the GOAT!!!! #questival
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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performance review #questival
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Hammocking on the UT tower what what! #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Texas' professional sports teams.
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Dayton McClane? #questival
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
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all we can think of is Full House??? #questival #toomanycooks
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
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getting fit in our time on campus! #questival
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the University of Texas football stadium (Darrell K Royal) in the background, yes the actual stadium.
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obvi not professional football players #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
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she's the man >>> #questival
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
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"I'm going to Disney World!" #questival
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Come meet us at the lower level of Hope Outdoor Gallery on the benches and get the challenge details.
challenge complete! #questival
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
life unabridged: ohheyabbyjay on tumblr! #questival
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
53 in, 47 to go! #questival
Make large signs and cheer on a random park sporting event, make sure they know you're a fan and make them feel like an allstar.
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he got a TD after the video stopped!!! #questival
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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what a great place #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
"I've got ninja style, Kung fu grip" #questival
Need to refuel? Find the Bobo's Oat Bar team near the Lamar Pedestrian Bridge between 11:30am and 12:30pm! Love what you tried? Let us know @eatbobos on social media.
I love oats #questival
Tell us of a toy invention you would like to create, make sure you do it outside of the coolest vintage toy shop around. #toyjoy
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#questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Name tags what up #questival
Challenge a stranger that is not a questival participant to a 50-100 meter foot race in a public park. Be a good sport win or lose.
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met strangers from Ireland and lost #questival
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
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greatest nation there ever was #questival
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
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distressed hens on the loose #questival
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. Don't forget your totem.
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60 seconds on 6th street #questival
See how long you can hold a consistent singing note and document the entire thing. Make sure it's loud and that you are in a VERY public place.
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working on our singing at 6th #questival
Tell a weird 15 second true story about yourself outside of the Museum of the Weird. #confession #keepAustinweird
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weird! #questival
Head to Mitscoots (2505 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702) between 10am-5pm and assemble a "care canister" to be given away to someone less-fortunate in the area. Take a team video/picture of you putting your canister together.
Doing some good at mitscoots! #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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elbows are just as good as hands! #questival
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
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1D over all #questival
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
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eau de flame #questival
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
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BOOM roasted #questival
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
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best hot dog of my life #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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info from a doctor: heat strokes are bad #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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courtesy of a professional on snake bites #questival
Order some food and record a review as if you are Guy Fieri while you eat it. Remember to say "money" over and over to be authentic.
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guy fieri will be out of a job soon! #questival
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
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Spongebob scary stories >>> #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.
Kebabadilla! #questival
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
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I do not foresee a future career in whittling for us, it takes much too long #questival
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
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wait for it... #questival
Have your team crack open a few bottles of champagne or sparkling cider and spray them all over each other like you've just won the indy 500.
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GOALS ACHIEVED #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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this thang is too cold #questival
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged underwater 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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so apparently I don't sink well in cold water and only made it 5 seconds.... sorry mom #questival
Do a hike of at least 1 mile of your choosing, tell us where you went and why you went there. Make an experience.
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we went to our teammate's land because she loves it and it's very outdoorsy and beautiful and it's classic Texas! #questival
Between 9 and 10:30AM find the ultimate hang at Kammok (1401 E 7th St Austin, TX 78702). Come set up and sit in a hammock, then take it down and use it as an accessory in a team photo in front of our mural. Breakfast while supplies last. :)
Just HANGING around at Kammok #questival @kammok
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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my hair still has frosting in it... it's fine... I'm fine #questival
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
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an actual animal responded to this wild call #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).
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much harder than one would think #questival
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
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I need more than 15 seconds to explain this!!! knife skills are extremely important! #questival
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
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tastes like chicken?¿? #questival #forthosewhodo
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
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tastes like chicken?¿? #questival
Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
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how weird is it that water comes out of the ground??? #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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welcome to my crib #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
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glad I got to see this work of art #questival #cotopaxi
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
razor scooter and bike coming in clutch #questival
Timelapse footage of your entire team holding a team plank as long as possible. One teammate may film. #respect. (don't forget your totem)
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one of us crossfits, the other one does not. #questival
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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mixtape dropping soon #questival
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
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FRIENDSHIP <3 #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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well apparently I'm not at disguising my massages... #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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bleu cheese or blue cheese? #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
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there were too many carrots in this thing #questival
Find a lactating farm animal (i.e. cow, goat, etc.), and with permission from the owner, squirt the milk directly into your mouth.
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"it's not a milk cow, per se" #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
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Reese's Puffs are more difficult to throw than one would think #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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so apparently we aren't good at riding unicycles #questival
Ride a unicycle.
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so apparently we aren't good at riding unicycles #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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#questival
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise.
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AGGIES ALL THE WAY #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
#WGT #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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#WGT #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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#WGT #questival
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Texas
Texas flag painted Jeep!!! #questival
Do a 'track' stand for 10 seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed.
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what a guy #questival
Put a picture of Lavar Burtons face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
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what a guy #questival
Share a large melon as a team, carefully create a helmet from the melon. Take your picture with a non-Questival-participant while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
what a nice watermelon hat #questival
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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#questival
Take a picture with a Texas Longhorn. Don't get hurt/trampled. Also, ask permission and be smart.
#questival
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
The secret ingredient is cinnamon!!! #questival
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
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Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored. #radicaldude
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Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a Willie Nelson tune loud and proud.
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#questival
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
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Double arm wrestling Is Caroline's specialty #questival #overthetop
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
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apple eating FTW #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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@JKCorden @latelateshow #CStat2Cali2K15 our road trip to California JAM #PUSSYCATDOLLS #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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complimenting strangers or creeping people out?¿? #questival
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger
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#questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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round two hug a stranger #questival
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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Go to a grocery store and pretend an avocado (or a similar looking item) is a dragon egg from Game of Thrones. Have a ceremony with a teammate to crown the Queen of the Dragons.
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#questival
Find a stranger who has the exact same middle name as you and provide proof.
Elizabeth's are great #questival
Challenge another questival team to a best of 5 penalty kick competition using a regulation goal two totems in the submission. #goallllllllll
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Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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what a great moon walk, Michael Jack son would be proud #questival
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
#questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
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#questival
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malarya then Visit the Nothing But Nets booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
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#questival
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
#questival #cotopaxi
Play a quick game of Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team.
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#questival
Play a quick game of Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
#questival
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
#questival
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
#questival
Take a picture of a High Brew can in a creative way. **Hint - you might want to save an unopened can for a challenge that you'll do later.**
#questival #forthosewhodo
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.
#questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.
#questival