Happy Hippos

Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Shut up cinderblock #flowers #daughters #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.
The view leaving Waterbury Reservoir at sunrise was on point. #questival
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location (i.e. don't cross walkways/pathways)
Cant truly see but hammocking is the best! #betrue #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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Made a new friend by the water #questival
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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If the shoe fits #size matters #big feet club #questival
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Thanks for all the support! #questival
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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That was a race with a surprise finish #questival
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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What a 24 hours! Going on 24 days #questival
Eat a dish featuring the official state flavor of Vermont, tell us what you ate and where you got it in your caption.
Our official state flavor is maple! We got maple creamees, and we got them at the creamee stand next to echo! #creamee #maple #softserve #questival
Visit the Lake Champlain Monster Monument and tell a scary story to your teammates.
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Beware of criminals #who licked me #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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A team that planks together stares together! #planking #lyfe #questival
Find the local Wizard of OZ "Flying Monkeys" in Burlington and take a team picture as if they are chasing you.
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COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Happy hippos got it solved! #questival
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at The Boardwalk at Waterfront park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Do good to Vermont #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Vermont and leave it for someone else to find.
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Find a man made structure composed of one of the official rocks of the state of vermont. Tell us which rock the structure is made of, and what the structure is in your caption.
Vermont state rock granite! This is the sculpture "Amphibian" on the Burlington waterfront. #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Enjoying the sunset on the lake #francesyourtootall #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.
Trash from the day #nowaste #toobusytowaste #questival
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
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#questival
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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Donating clothes at Goodwill! #questival
Send a net. Save a life. - As a team Donate $10 or more to Nothing But Nets at nothingbutnets.net/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Worthy cause.... let's help prevent malaria! #questival
Find and photograph "Whale Tails" by Jim Sardonis
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***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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Introducing an eclectic group of ladies as the hungry hippos. Watch out world. #questival #toomanycooks
Film a video showing how to check the oil, coolant, power steering fluid, brake fluid, and windshield wiper fluid levels in your car. Make sure everything is ship shape.
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Fended off the mansplainers and checked our oil! #questival
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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Will you be egged or not? That's the question #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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#questival
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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#yummmmm #questival
Go to a busy part of Church Street 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
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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Double whammy... bring it on! #you win some you loose some #questival #overthetop
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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In the next episode of fear factor, the happy hippos try an mre #fearless #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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It was actually his birthday too! #questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
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Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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Must we see all of that mustard?! Congrats on eating that #questival
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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A nutritious dinner with all of the condiment food groups #all of the colors #you'be got this #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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Spartan survivor #coachrachelsaysgiveme50 #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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Dangers of heatstroke! Be heat aware, drink plenty of water! #dontdie #heatstrokerisk #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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Girl power! Educate girls tackles the access to educational systems and entrenched stereotypes. It helps empower girls across India! #questival
Do a little research about fire safety and upload a video sharing what you learned.
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Fire safety shout out during the drive #this safety moment brought you by a fire fighter daughter #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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GOT #dragonsarereal #hidinginavocados #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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Popcorn toss #so close #pop it in #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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30 seconds! #itwascold #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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Filter your water #cleanwater #filter #notstagnant #questival
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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Skipping rock champ! #skiptherock #questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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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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That's the money shot... diner, dives, and drives #remix #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
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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Its fun to stay at the YMCA- shout out to our new questival friends #questival
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
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#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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Try new things folks... the cauliflower was actually good! #like an apple #questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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A flower for an old couple in love #love is timeless #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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Look ma no hands! The meal of champions - popcorn #proudmom #look at me now #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Life imitating art #feed the cow #it's so loud # belt it out #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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Growing the library by the community garden #feed the brain #book worms #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
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Little wood spider likes to climb on the truck #look at me mom #spider #questival
Visit the Burlington Earth Clock during daylight hours. Figure out how to use it to well what time of day it is, and upload a video showing us how.
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Homemade sun dial #this is how they used to do it #the sun never lies #except for eclipses #questival
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Oakledge Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
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Visit the World's Tallest Filing Cabinet, take a photo in front of it and make it your Linkedin profile picture. Upload a screenshot as proof. Don't forget your totem.
Showing off my adventurous side... next adventure is a new job # professional #questival
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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Wildly mediocre thank you for the new laces #black is the new blue #questival
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
Help others in need. We shall not be divided #freedom #donate #questival
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You could win sweet truth merch!
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The truth will set you free #happy hippos #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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Kick off challenge #24hours to go #where is the coffee at #happy hippos #questival
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
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How do you do stranger? Want to barter? #exchange #newfriends #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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One day you two will join us on an epic adventure #lovedones #nephews #thecutest #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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Better luck next time amie! #Trampoline tricks #harsh judging #questival
Hug the official state tree of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Sugar Maple tree to give us maple syrup! #hugs #sharethevermonterlove #questival
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Not creeping at all #wefoundit! #questival
Roadtrip to Emily’s Bridge in Stowe. Take a picture there at night and see if you capture any ghosts.
Wheres emily? #questival
Visit "Ben & Jerry's Flavor Graveyard". Tell us what your favorite flavor is in your caption.
Rainforest crunch: an exotic flavor that excited the palette. We miss you #save the trees #rainforest #graveyard #questival
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
We paid for Bev's breakfast. She was so sweet to tell us her life story. #maxi's #randomactofkindness #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Item number 12 at Maxi’s: Smoked Salmon Benedict! #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)
"My life isn't very interesting. I have grown up and stayed in the area my entire life. My big dream is to go to New York City. A few years ago my husband got sick and I was house bound. After my husband died my daughter said pack your bags. We went to Boston. The next year we went to New York City for a day. They asked me what I wanted to do and I was overwhelmed. What do you do in New York City for a day? We went to Central Park and rode bicycles and walked the city streets. That was interesting" -Bev #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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Any way you want it @JKCorden & @latelateshoe journey road trip! Take it from the top #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Find and photograph "Democracy" by W.F. Herrick. Tell us what it means to you in your caption.
The way I see this, it means we have all the pieces we need to construct a properly functioning democracy, but we haven’t quite put them together yet. #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
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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#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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Quietly enjoying the sunrise at little river #questival
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
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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
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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Origami during the sunrise #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 helps save lives. Help prevent malaria #nothingnutnets #nomosiquitos #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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Sunrise by Little River Reservoir ... all we need is some coffee! #mountains #itsearly #itsgorgeous #questival #cotopaxi
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
A healthy smoothie of spinach, bananas, kiwi, peaches, and pears. Inspired by the green mountains and the maple yogurt! #vermont #greenstate #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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Epic! Go team Happy Hippos! #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
Breakfast of champions! #questival
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone.
We are ready to finish it! #start the challenge #finish it #happyhippos #questival
Play one of the yard games set up in the festival area against another team.
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Played a version of spike ball with another team! #questival
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
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Strike!!! #questival
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
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Meet a great group of awesome bowlers #questival
Give a toast to a teammate and then take a swig of the official state beverage of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
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Toasting our teammates after eating a whole garlic clove #vtbeverage #milk #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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Meet the happy hippos: Italian mama, re ra, M'amie, and brownie. Together we are an unstoppable force #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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#questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Burlington 2017.
#questival
Eat the official state fruit of vermont prepared your favorite way. Tell us what it is in your caption.
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Apple!!! #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
Find and photograph an Oregon State Quarter.
#questival
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
#questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at The Champlain Valley Exposition having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transportation.
#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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#mangroves rule #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
One of my favorite spots in nature is madame sherry's forest, in Southern NH! #questival