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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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Weeding the neighbor's lawn. #questival
PlayHard GiveBack wants you to 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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Seriously, Dana NEVER gives back rubs, so this means a lot 😌 #questival
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
It's the biggest one we could find!!! #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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"You are my Fire" #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for Boise
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Come visit bike-friendly Boise! 🚴 #questival
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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Water war at 1.5x #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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We lasted just over a minute. Planked out! #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.
At the end, we are fighting over this bottle of beer! #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
#questival
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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ew...just ew. #questival
Hug the official State Tree of Idaho. Tell us its latin name in the caption
Idaho's state tree, the White Pine (Pinus Monticolae). #questival
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area away from checkpoints/check-in, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger for a correct response. Record their reaction.
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Boondoggled! #questival
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local park, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
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100 pieces: Trash & Recycling, gotta keep 'em separated! #questival
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
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A ponderous "Sweet Caroline" #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** 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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Dancing on the van ceiling! #questival
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
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that is like 12 crickets in two bites! #chapul #questival
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.
Most of this is compostable or recyclable! Yay ♻️ #questival
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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Sometimes a second chance pays off. #questival
Take a photo next to the 3rd largest seated Abraham Lincoln statue in the world (allegedly).
Those are large hands to fill. #lincoln #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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How not to eat a corndog #questival
Do a little research about the Basque People, and take a team photo at the basque Block. Tell us something you learned in the caption.
Idaho is home to one of the largest Basque populations outside of Spain! #questival
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
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One of these eggs is not like the other... 🍳 #questival
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the Questival.
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Fifteen high fives in TEN seconds! #questival
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
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Nice little knife hack. #questival
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with all passport stamps visible.
both stamps baby! #questival
Evening - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find us at Ann Morrison park (where we had check-in). The challenge takes some time to complete, plan accordingly.
we pledge to always do our vest for thr Boise community. and compost! #questival
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger 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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He won the Donald. #questival
Upload a photo collage of 4 Boise traffic boxes featuring the work of local artists. Tell us which is your favorite in the caption.
Our favorite is the bottom left picture because it captures the essence of our awesome city! #questival
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
#parkour! #questival
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger.
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This hula hoop contest was not close. #questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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#questival
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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Chicken walk! #questival
Go to a busy pedestrian area, 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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#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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Llamas are the best #questival
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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Donating clothes #questival
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in also don't forget your totem)
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Good Samaritan :) #questival
Give a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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Their bonds of friendship deserve praise! #questival
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
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left one naughty book for another #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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He misread the instructions and did four flights of stairs. #questival
Take a team photo in front of the Capitol Building. Tell us what the official Idaho State nickname is in the caption.
loving life in The Gem State #questival
Take a photo in front of River Sculpture, by Alison Sky. Tell us what river the sculpture represents in the caption.
The sculpture is a vertical river and it's meant to honor water, the "lifesource of Boise." #questival
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival who is not a part of the Questival.
This is Chris. He started graffitiing in 4th grade while in Catholic school. By 8th grade he was in a tagging crew in San Diego and started to get into heavy graffiti. His art has been visible in Boise's graffiti alley. He tries to encapsulate photorealism. He does art because that's what he's supposed to do. He can't not do #art. #questival
Take a team photo in front of Penny Postcard: A Hometown Greeting by Mark Baltes. Tell us what your team's favorite thing about Boise is in your caption.
Best thing about Boise: Community and Vest Friends! #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
We could sit like this all day. #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Create a piece of chalk art (see link example, do something original) on a public walkway somewhere in The Treasure Valley, (but not at one of our checkpoints)
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#vestfriends! #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
I believe I can fly! #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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Honey, I'm pregnant. πŸ’¦ #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boise and leave it for someone else to find.
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Whoever finds this note is so lucky #questival
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
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P for Phillies! (Although he wanted it to stand for Planned Parenthood.) #questival
Perform your best pencil dive off a high dive into a pool (12' or higher).
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A little "yip" for courage. #questival
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall. Find someone who is not participating in the Questival.
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"Do you trust me?" "No." πŸ˜‚ #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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Go team! Win at sports! βš½οΈπŸ€πŸˆβšΎοΈπŸŽΎπŸπŸ‰πŸŽ± #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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Look at those skills! #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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bowline, not on a bite #questival
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
scooter and bike! #questival
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
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Yucky! #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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our sitcom would be called The Vest of Times #questival #toomanycooks
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
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#questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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It's windy on the moon! #questival
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
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#questival
Get help from strangers and spell "QUESTIVAL" using one human body as each of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
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#questival
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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#questival
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles. (store bought cake does not count)
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Happy Saturday to you! They kept the cake! πŸŽ‚ #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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#questival
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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This skateboard is wacky! #questival
Go to a public place and eat a stock of cauliflower like one might eat an apple. Pretend that this is your 'normal' and film others reactions. #secretvideo (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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#questival
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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#questival
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
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he didn't win the cd but we blame his height #questival
Play a pop song on a kazoo tag the song in your caption.
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Bad romance #questival
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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Swap! #questival
Ski or snowboard down a grassy or sandy hill. Turn and burn.
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Sandy hills! #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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You have to wait for "go"! #questival
Afternoon - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find us in Camel's Back Park. Plan accordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
#questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Flower Power! #questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Check out this fresh asparagus! #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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Nicknames are nice names! #questival
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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He liked it so much, he asked for seconds! #questival
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
undies hidden for modesty #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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Fish swim double toss #questival
Create your own Questival challenge and film your team doing it. Tell us what it is in the caption and post on social media inviting your friends to complete your challenge as well. Use the hashtag #QuestivalDaily"
Create Your Own Challenge: Blow a kiss to a real-life llama! #QuestivalDaily #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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Sweet lady hug :) #questival
Create a 15 second video telling us about your favorite place in Idaho to have an outdoor adventure.
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Craters of the Moon! Idaho πŸŒ‹ πŸŒ‹! #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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This burrito is money! #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
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peg leg diner in Parma #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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Knotty little prusik! #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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πŸ¦‹ #questival
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
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Water wisdom from a real-life hydrologist. #themoreyouknow #thelessgiardiayouget #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 all the way! πŸ’ͺ πŸ’ͺ #questival #overthetop
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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I don't know how, but somehow Joel is suffering from heat stroke! #questival
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
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Beat it!!! #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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Road Trip Karaoke: Questivalian Rhasody! @JKCorden @latelateshow #questival #cotopaxi #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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#questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal moment from your childhood. Dig deep.
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When I was 11, my family moved to Idaho from Illinios #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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5 minutes of mindful meditation and manure πŸ’© #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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Oh no, I've been bit by a snake! #questival
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
#questival
Boulder one problem outdoors.
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Just a Bit o' Boulder #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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Some sweet tips about how to have an enjoyable hike #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
Sunrise over the Snake River #questival #cotopaxi
Take a team photo overlooking the Snake River in the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area. In the caption, tell us one of the types of birds of prey you can find in this area.
Birds of prey are awesome! You can see a peregrine falcon here! #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Interrupting Llama says what? #questival
Contact the nonprofit of your choice and schedule a time to go in and volunteer with them after the Questival. (PLEASE if you complete this challenge make sure to honor your commitment). #integrity
Volunteering at the food bank! #questival
Eat the official vegetable of Idaho prepared in your favorite way
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spiral cut home fries! #questival
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
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Bullseye! #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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The BBDM (Baby Bird Donut Method) #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don’tletthemdie
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What a fit #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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He has a very discerning back... #questival
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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Cheerio stack 'em up! #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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Frosted Face: It's Grrrreat! #questival
Get llama nail art.
llama nail art!!! #questival
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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A mouthful of Blue. #questival
Create a 10 second Rube Goldberg machine.
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#Eureka! #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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Ahhhh what is in my mouth???? #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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Check out the awesome work that Proximity Designs is doing! #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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watch out for the splatter #questival
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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Tastes grrrrape! πŸ‡ #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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Garlic Power!!! #questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis. (store bought cookies do not count)
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Steve Bannon just needs a plate of cookies. #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
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Now that's smooooth. #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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#vestfriends #vestival #questival
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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Sizzlin' lama flapjacks! #questival
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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singing and dancing, Y-style #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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16 seconds #questival
Challenge another team to a 100 meter swim race in an olympic size pool. Two totems required in the submission. (Timelapse)
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She really is that fast! #thismomrocks #questival
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
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#kerplop #ouch #questival
Do a quick 200 meter swim in an olympic size pool. Congrats Swimmer Winner. Post a timelapse of your feat. (don't forget your totem)
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Michael Phelps would be proud! @michaelphelps #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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So we're doing this thing called Questival... #questival
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Bloggified! silenttrends.com #questival
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
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LifeStraw to the rescue! Never leave home without it. #questival
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water. Make sure we can clearly see that you've done it.
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Seven Skips for Seven Sisters #questival
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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A flippin' flip into a flippin' freezin' pond! #questival
Sink a disc golf shot from 20 feet at a disc golf course in Ann Morrison park during daylight hours.
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Frolf yeah! Sunk from 20 ft. #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset friday is at about 7:30 pm)
πŸŒ… on the pond #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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The Quest Begins! #questival
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
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So close! #questival
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
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Sploosh! #questival
Take a selfie in front of the Corvette in the festival area. You can also enter a raffle to win the car or a trip to Mexico.
beating diabetes with sass #questival
Take a team photo with the Techo 3 tent in front of the Cotopaxi mobile retail unit.
Demonstrating the pyramid body heat conservation method. #questival #cotopaxi
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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Yo, what time is it? Llama time! Nuh nuh nuh nuh... #questival
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Llama hugs are better than drugs! #questival
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
Yay bacon cheeseburger mac! #questival
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep at the onsite Cotopaxi Store. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee. We'll combine these flags from every city to create a giant display at the end of the year.
Welcome! Well, come on, let's party! πŸ˜„ #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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Take a peek behind the net, $10 can prevent malaria for 90%! #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Parked and ready to quest! #questival
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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See our Vests! #VestFriends #Vesties #VFFs #Vestival #questival
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
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Dance party with our new Vesties! #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Camel's Back Park? More like Llama's Back! Am I right?! #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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Glacier! While there are still glaciers... #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom! There's this one scene... #questival