Skux Life

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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We have her lotion for sore hands! #questival
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on the National Mall during daylight hours.
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At least the floor is cushy #canwesleepyet #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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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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Dance Dance Dance! #canwesleepyet #questival
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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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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My arms! #canwesleepyet #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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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.
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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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Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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Not so strong after a sleepless night #questival #overthetop
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 dad was always good at listening and being patient and expecting life to be a certain way. It is what it is. It's a big imperfect but a beautiful mess. He was a man just larger than life. He has dementia now and it's been hard to lose that. But I'm trying to be more like him to honor him. #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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#canwesleepyet #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.
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Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Our little llama souvenir! #littlellama #questival
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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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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Cauli creepers #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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knots are naughty #questival
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
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Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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Butterflies are terrifying #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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Knots on knots on knots #questival
Get two pool noodles and go head to head with a teammate in the state sport of Maryland.
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COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Gateway Park West Side, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. The Questival app closes at 7:00pm plan time for the challenge.
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Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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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
I am committing to volunteering with Lutheran social services helping refugees prepare resumes, conduct interview preparation, and job training. #questival
Take a team photo in front of the Godey Lime Kilns plaque.
We didn't know where to park! #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)
#norestfortheweary #questival
Take a team photo on Albert Einstein's lap.
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Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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#seeingstars #questival
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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#switcheroo #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this building during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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Take a team photo at the original columns of the US capitol. Hint they're not at the capital.
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Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
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Stranger snaps couldn't get any more stranger. Tourists at the library of Congress! #snappin #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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Street eats on the street. #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Art is life #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
We love Cotopaxi! #questival #cotopaxi
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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The current administration has us considering moving to the moon. #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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We won! They were having a graduation party! #staredown #prettyeyes #canwesleepyet #questival
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger not participating in the questival for a correct response. Record their reaction.
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Bought at goodwill! #questival
At checkpoint #1 on Saturday, invite another team to dance the official state folk dance of Maryland. (Two totems required)
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Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at (Meridian Hill Park), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan time to complete the challenge, the checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
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Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
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Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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No body likes me everybody hates me...I guess I'll go eat #worms The things you do to stay on top. #worthit #cotopaxi #questival #canwesleepyet #protein #skuxlife #questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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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 to you! #questival
Create a fictional sports team for Virginia and film a 15 second promo video for this new sports team.
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Congrats to Virginia's first state cricket team : the Shenandoah Ponies! The nation's first cricket team. #questival
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
http://subtlycrazyamy.blogspot.com/2017/05/we-slept-for-2-hours.html?m=1 #questival
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
So many fans! #50likes #instafab #instafame #questival
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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#gearforgood Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. #questival
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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MRE Chili Mac - it's delicious! Also try Back Packers bistro MRE - all organic! #welovecamping #natureislife #questival
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
New friends! #gladnoonesnores #butwedidntsleep #doesntmatter #camping #questival #cotopaxi
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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Evian's got nothing on our treated river water #NaturalMinerals #NoLeechesWereHarmedInTheMakingOfThisVideo #LeechesSuck #Literally #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of D.C or Maryland's professional sports teams.
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#MormonMafia #SmallWorld #Blessed #BryceHarper #Nats #questival
Get llama nail art.
Llama toes #questival
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
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She actually hiked the Appalachian trail. #BackpackingGourmet #MichelinStarred #TraderJoesOatmeal #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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Take #25 to finally get it right! #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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We saw a water snake and she still did this. 😬 #youcannotsmellthis #canwesleepyet #gross #skuxlife #couldhavebeenawatermoccasin #obviinforpoints #questival
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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We saw a water snake and she still flipped in. #Could'veBeenAWaterMoccasin #SkuxLife #DoItForThePoints #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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We saw a snake, and she still jumped in. #skuxlife #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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This is NOT clean water #questival
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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Stanley reveals his insides (Stanley is a Honda). Stanley is well taken care of and gets the oil and fluid he needs to stay hydrated. Be like Stanley. Stay hydrated, ya'll. #treatyoself #hydration #cartalk #canwesleepyet #questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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Best fiends forever #nemisi #questival
Boulder one problem outdoors.
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#likeameerkat #ontherocks #canwesleepyet #rockon #questival
As a team hike to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain and take a team photo or video.
#socute on the top of sugarloaf. #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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Alex and his dog Maggie! #llamallama #llamatrust #trustfall #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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Straight chillin #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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Em wasn't thrilled but she wished us luck!!#skuxlife #20secondhug #strangers #newfriends #questival
Give a stranger not participating in the questivala compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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Thanks M! #questival
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Can't make a llama in origami...so this will have to do. #makeawish #origami #natureislife #hikeandorigami #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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#skuxlife #searchforadventure #kiwislang #questival
As a team sing the state song of Virginia. "Carry Me Back to Old Virginia". Sing it loud sing it proud.
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Time to update our state song #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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12 hours in! #halfwayin #halfwayout #halfwaythere #questival #cotopaxi #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the city of Arlington.
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#visitarlington #notbrooklyn We live in Arlington, so we're allowed to say this. #questival
***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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What's the deal with... #seinfeld #elainedance #skuxlife? #questival #toomanycooks
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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Backpacking with Amy! AT ready? It's all about that gear. #comebackwithme #skuxlife #questival
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Charcoal LLAMA! Awww! So cute! #llamallama #artist #campart #charcoal #questival
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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Do a dowse. Come on baby Don't relight my fire. #skuxlife #questival
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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We are all living in an nightmare right now. As told over the campfire. #electionnightmare #trumpaspresident #scarystory #canthisbeover #campfirestories #questival
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Throwing down the beat. #Firerappin #cotopaxireppin #skuxlife #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Bob and Edith's diner! Open 24 hours, thank goodness. #questival
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Smores with cookies...YAAASSSS! Marshmallows, chocolate, g. Cracker, and chocolate chip cookie!!!😍 #smores #questival
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Maryland state motto means to you.
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#strongdeedsgentlewords #questival
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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We had our hotdogs...but 2nd dinner is Mac and chili! #campingmeals #firecooking #camplife #skuxlife #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about D.C./Arlington and leave it for someone else to find.
Left for Bob and Edith. #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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Baby marshmallows on a skewer. Because...SO CUTE! #SKUXLIFE #moreSmores #camping #questival
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Campfire tunes from the 90s! # throwback #backstreetboysbycampfire #wildnerness #skuxlife #canwegotobedyet #questival
While camping at in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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You want to smell sexy. You want to smell smoky. #Campfireperfume #skuxlife #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
we woke up like this... or maybe didn't sleep like this. #sotired #butthesunrise #5:45am #skuxlife #questival #cotopaxi
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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Luxury camping in Lorton! #welcometoourcrib #skuxlife #legitcamping #questival
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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#swampoodle shared their food with us! #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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Condimental sustinence #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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#FaceCake #FaceLick #Delish #CakeFace #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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#CavityPrevention #questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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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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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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Her dad and stepmom! #questival
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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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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Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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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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As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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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 >
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Melon and Melon helmets with Abby a non questival participant #skuxlife #questival
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
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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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Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Honeydew melon, strawberry, blueberry, banana, mango #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
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Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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Go to a busy part of M St in Georgetown, 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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Take a possessed team photo at The Exorcist Stairs.
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Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
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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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Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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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 is money! #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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Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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It took 30 seconds, but she carried me the whole way #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link, then submit a screenshot of your donation to complete the challenge
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Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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Take a team photo with the Washington monument in the background from the sky bridge at Gateway Park.
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Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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#culturalappropriation #questival
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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Find and photograph the three chalk llamas hidden on the sky bridge at Gateway Park. Post a collage.
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Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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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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Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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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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Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Rock Creek Park! #skuxlife #questival