Melon Head

***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** 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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#questival #toomanycooks
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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Extra cookies always put a smile on people's faces. #questival
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Queen Elizabeth Park, near the fountain. Complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
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Find the highest public vantage point you can and take a picture of the Vancouver skyline.
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Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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Keep your enemies closer #questival
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
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We're stoked! What a wild experience, peaks and valleys but all around Stoke! #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.
Helping Mother Nature one bottle at a time #questival
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
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She broke his heart #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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Backstreets back alright #questival
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
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Ginger, lime and grapefruit all for $2.61 A good breakfast idea for summer! Supports healthy digestion :) #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
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"My dad used to always scare my mom." #questival
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the Questival and document (prove with screenshot).
spreading the #questival love last night at sunset! 103 likes and upwards! #lovewherewelive #lookatthatsunset #questival
Go to a busy part of the city, 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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Believing and holding on to who knows what at this point. #dwaynejohnson #questival
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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Praise the dragon egg my minions #eattheavocado #healthyfats #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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#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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Get your veggies yo! Luc man spreading the money talk! #melonhead #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
CHARGING phones ... the biggest struggle #questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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A bug! #blech #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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Our FAVOURITE team on Kits Beach! #gokitsvolleyball! #keepthestokealive #questival
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
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2 hours left till the 24hours are up! Serving fire at its beach! #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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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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Grooving at Kits Beach! #melonhead #getintoit #questival
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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QuestivalQuartet stomped is cause we're tired but we still brought it! #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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Potato tornado from potato shack! Delish! #questival
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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Luc still killing it even on two hours sleep! You go Glen coco you go! #questival
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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17 in 15! #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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Happy SATURDAY, as the Juggalos say; "Whoop whoop". #questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Blueberries! #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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The ladies at the end! Priceless! #questival
Challenge a stranger not competing in the Questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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Mixing the bubblegum queen! #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 use the caption to tell the story. (Don't forget your totem)
Baptiste is a 26 year old from France. He moved here 4 years ago after meeting his Canadian girlfriend while traveling in Sweden. He currently works at Hyperwallet and is a senior business analyst. #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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MELÓN HEADS!!!! #questival
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Go Canucks go! #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 >
Well isn't this appropriate ... go MELON heads!!! #questival
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in Questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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A lucky girl got charmed this afternoon #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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Damn... hard loss... #questival
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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Laundry done! #questival
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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#sweetberrywine #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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It was harder than it looks #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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There she is!!!! #questival
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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A mother and her young child practice tandem riding in concrete hell. #questival
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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Winner winner chicken dinner #questival
Leave a book at a little free library/tiny library (not a public or city library). Take a video explaining your addition. #readingisFUNdamental
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Passing knowledge on #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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Fuelled and ready to rock. 50 push ups - No biggie. #Justbringit #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Pit stop at Evelyn's Cafe & Grill on Broadway for the 12th item on the menu... BLT BABY!!! #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
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Banana, Kale, raspberry, blueberry and coconut!! #questival
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Jericho Beach Park, at the Jericho West Parking lot. Complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
Team #melonclub hitting the half way point at Jericho Beach Park! #yew! #happytobehere #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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Marshmallow challenge! #howmanycanyoufitinyourmouth #yew! #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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Cake seems to taste better on pavement #questival
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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Deeeelicioussssss #questival
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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Digestive tonic made with three favourite condiments - honey, ACV + cayenne #foryourhealth #yew! #questival
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no, a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
Water purification tabs are key to success! #questival
Challenge a stranger that is not a questival participant to a 50-100 meter foot race in a public park that is not a checkpoint. Be a good sport win or lose.
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Second place in this race, but first place at Questival (hopefully) #questival
Film a video of your team crossing the Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge
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Unlike that bridge in Indiana Jones, on the Lynn valley bridge everyone made it across! #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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Living clean ain't always easy - Especially in the middle of nowhere. You out of clean water? Check it we'll show you how to survive. #questival
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the Questival and document (prove with screenshot).
50 likes and counting! Such a fun day! #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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This water was ice cold and so refreshing ! Taste so fresh! #cotopaxi #vancouver #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Vancouver 2017.
#Yew! We're so stoked to be apart of this! #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
We loved this beautiful mural! Colours and west coast feels :) #getcreative #questival
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Found a lovely couple out for a morning stroll and decided to buy them a coffee! They were very pleased and we found out that the lady works for MEC! She loved our bags! Random acts of kindness always lead to great conversations! #questival
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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The holy diver #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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Luca taking one for the team and going for a dip in the Deep Cove waters! Held his breath for a solid 15 seconds! Killing it! #questival
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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Fit your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
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Hanging out at Deep Cove riding around in a paddle board with our crew!! Thanks to the guys at Deep Cove Kayaks for hooking us up!! #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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Killer morning plank session! Great way to start day 2 #questival
Take a creative team picture with a Canadian flag in the background.
Love You Canada! #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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Ouch!!!! ... disclaimer: no donuts were wasted in the making of this video! #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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Chilly morning swims!! Ha! #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Hike to Quarry Rock, take a photo overlooking Indian Arm. (3.8 km)
Chilling atop QUARRY ROCK BRO. 5 HONEY DONUTS DEEP. #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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By this time in the adventure, we hated each other and no longer want to speak to each other. Shortly after, we made up and became friends again. LOVE CONQUERS ALL. #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Vancouver and leave it for someone else to find.
A few of our top 10's were... the natural beauty, Mother Nature explodes here. Snowboarding+surfing all in one day, 2 parrots poutine we live and love Vancouver !! #vancitybaby#questival #cotopaxi #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.)
Making friends at Quarry Rock early on a Saturday morning! YMCA EAT YOUR HEART OUT. #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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Yew! #foryourhealth Team garlic chomp! mushy aka meesh is badly allergic to garlic but the rest of the team did it! #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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Buck bullying some old men on a Saturday morning #questival #overthetop
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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@JKCorden @latelateshow .. singing out loud a childhood classic with just 2 hours sleep! #questival #cotopaxi #questival
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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DJ chew mixin' all the greatest tunes, all NIGHT long!!!!!!! #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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Quick tip for staying warm at night on those chilly camping nights! #staywarm #cotopaxi #cotopaxikeepingyouwarm #teammelonhead #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.
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Gotta be safe? ... this is how you roast a marshmallow for your smores the SAFE way #freewildfireBC #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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It's an early start for team melonhead, but first help a friend brush their pearly whites! #cotopaxi #questival
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story in a tent or shelter. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Creepy times in Milan! The ghost came back to hunt him! #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Beautiful sunrise this morning with the team :) #happytobehere #goodmorningworld #questival #cotopaxi
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
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Numbers of spiders found on our camp spot and this guy was just hanging around spinning something up in its web for later! Aye! #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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We've got a winner! #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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#questival
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a gas or propane camping stove (No campfires). Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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#questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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#questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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How to treat a snake bite! #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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Joe Rogan Cribs ain't got NUTHIN on our setup. #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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Only 40 tries later .... :) #questival
Take a photo at Prospect Point Lookout with Lions Gate Bridge in the background.
Woo!! #questival
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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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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Scotiabank theatre just got schooled on llamas! :) #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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Doing our part down on Sunset Beach. Brought it back up, dumped it in our apartment's recycling room. MOTHER NATURE - WE GOT YOU. #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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Michelle called her naturopath to thank him for the impact he made in her life. #questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Amy at Starbucks on Thurlow and Davie LOVED these flowers when I walked up to her on the street! #questival #melonclub #questival
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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We noticed this fine gentleman walking around the street where we were performing some of the other challenges and asked it he needed any directions. And he did! We walked him all the way to where his friends house was! #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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#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
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Vancouver
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Vancouver rocks !! #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
#sunsethour #adventurerace #cotopaxi #questival #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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#questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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#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
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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#Gurkha #Himalayankitchen #firsttimers #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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#questival
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by any Canadian artist.
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Keep on rockin' in the free world #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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#questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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#questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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#questival
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline that you have permission to use. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
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#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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For more information and to help raise more awareness go check out Nothing But Nets #questival
Challenge another team in the festival area to a piggy-back race. Tell us the name of the other team, and who won in your caption.
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We competed against Team llamapalooza and they won... sadly :( #questival
Do a coordinated stretching and warmup routine with another questival team in the festival area. Tell us the name of the team you met in the caption.
Team Llamapalooza ... best stretching buddies' #questival
Take a team photo doing an intense pose in front of the Cotopaxi Techo 3 tent. Tell us the most intense place you've camped in your caption.
Northern Thailand #questival
Pick up your 18 L Luzon backpacks and take a team photo with everyone wearing their bag.
Yew! Let the race begin! #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Parked south east of 7th and Columbia across the festival .. legally #questival
Do a little research on The International Rescue Committee. Subscribe to the IRC Newsletter by clicking this link, and upload a screenshot to prove you subscribed. Tell us something you learned about the IRC in the caption.
We understand that participating to Questival we contribute into Cotopaxi's cause, helping them raise money and awareness in creating new US refugees to feel welcome and integrated into a new life. Supporting with career opportunities, counselling support and more. #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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TUFF PLACES FOR TUFF GUYZ #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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All hail Grom, the God of Steel. #questival