Vacuna Matata

Take a picture of a ghost.
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Frolicking ghostie. #questival
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on (SELECT BUSY PEDESTRIAN AREA)
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Is this how centipedes do push ups? #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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meditating in the park #questival
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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18 high fives in 10 seconds from 17 different people! #questival
Upload a 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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We didn't last long #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Beautiful 😊 #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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Snake bite? Good luck! #questival
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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A calm moment in the midst of this craziness #questival
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
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Frolicking in fallen leaves #questival
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
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There's something strange... in the neighborhood... #questival
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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Videos are hard at night ✈️ #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Beautiful Brooklyn ❀️ #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. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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Wait, who runs the world? 🌏 #questival
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
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Eliza Thornberry, Ms. Frizzle, and a ghost get down with Michael Jackson. #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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Pumpkin Shot put. 51 Nicole footsies. Downhill advantage. #vacunamatata #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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At least everyone else at the final check in will also smell like this #questival
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger not participating in Questival and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
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Adrian was stoked #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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We know the truth...THEY'RE GIVING HUMANS πŸ‘½ #questival
Order a slice of pizza from your favorite spot, and try to eat it in one bite
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Front Street Pizza in Brooklyn! Absolutely delicious πŸ˜‹ #questival
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact.
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Staring contest with the subway driver. #questival
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictues with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
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Mary always wanted to be an Olympic swimmer as a child and loved dressing as one for Halloween. (She did not achieve this dream) #questival
Hug the empire state building, do a little research and tell us an interest fact about the iconic building in your caption.
Believe it or not, a 19 yr old woman survived a 75 story plunge in one of the building's elevators in 1945! #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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YAY Nothing But Nets! #questival
Have a teammate do 10 handstand pushups against the Chrysler building.
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Girl power πŸ’ͺ🏼 #questival
Visit Grand Central Terminal and identify and point out Taurus on the ceiling
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The details of this city continue to amaze me ❀️ #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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Push-ups of the Unborn (but seriously, why does this video scare me so much) #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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enjoying our day off #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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She only lasted 10 seconds (and she was only partly submerged) but πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ #questival
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
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Everything seems to be falling together πŸ‚πŸπŸƒ (lol so much cheese) #questival
Picture scollage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
busses and subways, oh my! #questival
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Brooklyn Bridge Park, near Jane's Carousel, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
I like saying all the things I love about these beauties ❀️ #questival
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
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Technology issues couldn't keep us from sharing this with you #pieface #questival
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
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Squats make us hawts πŸ‘ #questival
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
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Our time lapse was longer than 15 seconds, but we did the whole thing! πŸ’ͺ🏼 #questival
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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What a sticky situation we put ourselves in. #questival
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
One of these things is not like the other. #punkin #pumpkin #orangeyougladforthisjoke #questival
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
She made at least one child cry. #questival
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
My proudest accollamaspishment #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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Cambodian sandwich from Num Pang #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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Cooling off after the first Check Point Challenge! #questival
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
She questival-ed just a little too hard last night #questival
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
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What...? My teeth! #questival
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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getting SMASHED (with egg yolks) #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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Third times the charm πŸ’ͺπŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ™ŒπŸΌ #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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Backstreet Boys like you've never heard them before #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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She's knot what you'd expect! #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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She's handy to have around when camping ⛺️ #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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She's so knotty 😊😘 #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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#cakeface #questival
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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Strategically placed near bathroom for potential vomit-events 🀒 #questival
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
"He's even taking a little step!" #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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cleen teeth, bright smile #questival
Take a break and quell your appetite with the official snack of the State of New York. Tell us what it is in your caption.
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Appetite quelled! Thanks Greek Yoghurt πŸ‘πŸΌ #questival
Perform a musical number from a Broadway production somewhere on Broadway as a team.
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#greatestcityintheworld #hamilton #schuylersisters #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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guess my feet are not as dexterious as I thought #questival
Find and photograph a Toynbee Tile on the ground somewhere. Tell us what you think it means in your caption.
Toynbee Tile near Carlos. Sounds like 2001: Space Odyssey, with a dash of almost-true conspiracy theory about the PIC. #questival
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving techinique on a real pumpkin.
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Nicole is a pumpkin carving expert! #littlepumpkinbigfist #questival
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
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Questival makes people strong πŸ’ͺ🏼 #questival
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Sometimes life gives you lemons, sometimes you bob for them #questival
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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New York's finest catching us when we fall! #questival
Give a toast to a teammate and drink the official beverage of the State of New York. Tell us what it is in your caption.
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Milk is my favorite beverage for toasting! #questival
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
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Why wear five sweaters when you can wear eight? #questival
Go to Times Square 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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Because you can't help but join in when it's Disney being sung 🎢 #questival
Visit the smallest piece of private property in NYC. Take a photo of your team standing around it holding hands.
surrounding Hess Triangle #questival
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger not participating in questival to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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The stakes? pride....and life itself (Have you seen this guy?!) #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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The best place to find willing strangers is Times Square πŸ™ #questival #overthetop
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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Shortest time- 1:00 πŸ™ˆ Longest time- 2:05 πŸ€— #questival
Show us your best fade away as you throw some trash into a garbage can with Madison Square Garden in the background
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This took an embarrassingly high number of shots to complete πŸ€ #questival
Find and photograph one of the Life Underground pieces by Tom Otterness
We got friends in low places πŸ™ˆ #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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We found Dory 🐦 #questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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"I love your earrings" ❀️ #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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Females are strong as hell! #questival
Find and photograph a shrine to the first American-born Catholic saint. Tell us something interesting about the building in your caption.
This was originally established as a mission for the protection of Irish immigrants #questival
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
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We found THE MOST enthusiastic participant. #questival
Take a photo of your team looking down the β€œPortal Down to Old New York.”
Fun fact: there's a quarter at the bottom of the well. Also, we definitely looked down it. #questival
Visit the oldest fence in New York, which encompasses New York's first public park
Original fence, original gangsters #questival
Take a photo next to The Fearless Girl by Kristen Visbal emulating her pose.
Probably our favorite photo of the night. So proud to be able to stand next to her. #questival
Take a team photo in front of "Group of Four Trees", by Jean Dubuffet
Group of Four Trees with Five Friends by Jean Dubuffet #questival
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of New York.
Taaa-daa! The flags of the US, New York, and Holiday Inn! #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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Hugs bring people together ❀️ #questival
Find and photograph "EARTH POTENTIAL" by Katja Novitskova
Lizard people with lizard earth 🌏 #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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Well this is awkward #questival
Find the best $1 pizza slice and take a video of someone on your team explaining why they think it's the best
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BEST DOLLAR PIZZA #questival
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
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RIP doughnut hole, you served us well #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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So many noses going for 1 doughnut #questival
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
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"They call it beeellllaaaaa nooooooottttteeee" #questival
Order some dumplings in Flushing or Chinatown in Manhattan and feed them to a teammate using chopsticks with your non-dominate hand
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I'm right handed, I promise!! #questival
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
Anyone else collect state quarters? πŸ€“ #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
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Leaving NY love for others to find. #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
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Jaws is the scariest movie ever!! #questival
Take a 15 second video and tell what the New York state motto means to you.
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EXCELSIOR! #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
I learned I can't draw llamas... #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Joke time! #questival
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
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Live with Anthony Bourdain at McD's! #questival
Find and film "Masstransiscope" by Bill Brand.
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It was so fast we almost missed it, but it was amazing #questival
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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Megan loves her sister ❀❀❀ #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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#questival
Pick up 13 pieces of litter at Commodore Barry Park and take a picture of your haul before discarding it in the appropriate receptacle. #fridaythe13th
Leave your spot better than when you arrived ❀️ #questival
Find an IRC rep and ask them to tell you a fact about the IRC's mission to help refugees. Upload a video of something you learned, and expressing support for refugees. (IRC reps wearing yellow buttons)
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#questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
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Excited to start Questival!! #questival
Participate in the warm-up/ team dance competition taking place at the pavilion at roughly 6:45
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Getting down and warming up πŸ’ƒπŸΌ #questival
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
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Vacuna Matata wins! #questival
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
#FinishIt in the truth zone #questival
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then Visit the Nothing But Nets booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
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Nothing but nets is killin it! (Killin malaria, that is) #questival
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation.
Sending some love ❀️ #questival
Compete against another team and play some yard games in the festival area
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Cornhole with new friends from team Mas Zumir! #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
All βœ”οΈ-in! #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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Harry Potter goes spelunking, right? #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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Indy for the win(dy) 🌎🌍🌏 #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
A tree hugger spotted in Riverside Park, New York City! #questival