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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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Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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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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#questival
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Tennessee
#stateflag #knoxville #naturebums #questival #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)
they are from Knoxville go both college students. she is a nursing student he is computer science major #questival
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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#accent #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.
#UniversityofTennessee #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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#hehasnoidea #Naturebums #questival
Film a video of your team painting or drawing something on The Rock
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#naturebums #therock #dogood #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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#shipshape #naturebums #questival #knoxville #nocarprobs #dogood #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.
#giveanet #Naturebums #questival
Take a photo next to a statue of Alex Haley, tell us what book he won the Pulitzer Prize for in your caption.
Alex Haley won the Pulitzer Prize with the book he wrote; Roots: The Saga of an American Family #questival #naturebums #knoxville #dogood #questival
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
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#ghostbusters #musicvideo #questival #knoxville #dogood #notsoscary #questival
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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#dogood #teamnaturebums #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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#shocked #naturebums #questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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#spittake #naturebums #questival #knoxville #questival
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
#Finishedboth #Naturebums #questival
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Morningside Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
#secondchallenge #Naturebums #questival
Do the Egg Nog Mile. Run a mile while drinking a 16 oz. cup of egg nog at every 1/4 mile (every lap if you're on a track). Timelapse video required. #returntosender
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#eggnogmile #naturebums had to cut to 15 seconds #questival
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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#waterwars #Naturebums #questival
Sing one of Tennessee's 9 official state songs as a team. Tell us why the heck we have 9 state songs in your caption.
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We have 9 state songs because songwriting is one of Tennessee’s official state art forms. #Rockytop #knoxville #questival #naturebums #questival
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
#origamiinnature #Naturebums #questival
Find a stranger, ask them what they do for a living and thank them for being them. Be genuine. #thanksrandomfellow.
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#friends #Naturebums #Dogood #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
#souvenir #knoxville #questival #cotopaxi #naturebums #dogood #24hours #questival
Perform the official Tennessee state folk dance with the appropriate music. Show us your moves.
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#squaredance #knoxville #questival #naturebums #dogood #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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#planks #naturebums #45secs #timelapse #questival #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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#hugastranger #15sec #knoxville #questival #naturebums #dogood #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Knoxville
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#naturebums #knovillelife #questival
Make a caramel apple, (or onion if you're feeling sassy) and share it with a friend not participating in Questival. Film their reaction. No store bought caramel apples.
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#Naturebums #behealthy #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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#dogood #teamnaturebums #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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#Nicknames #questival
Get help from strangers and spell "OKTOBERQUEST" using one human body to make each one of the letters. (Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.)
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#Newfriendd #questival
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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#dogood #teamnaturebums #questival
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
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#eatit #naturebums #questival
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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#15highfives #naturebums #questival #knoxville #questival
Go to a public place and eat an onion 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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#secretvideo #onioneatting #strangereactions #questival #knoxville #dogood #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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#flying #dogood #teamnaturebums #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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#naturebums #doughnutholes #doughnutfight #totheface #dogood #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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#shareAdoughnut #nohands #naturebums #dogood #knoxville #questival #questival
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. Clean up the mess.
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#Shekickedourbutt #Naturebums #questival
Video your best scare on a teammate.
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#Naturebums #terrifiedofclowns #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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#foryourhealth #naturebums #lovegarlic #questival
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
#bobbingforkiwi #naturebums #questival #knoxville #dogood #questival
In a space that allows, purchase and shot put a pumpkin (the size of a shot put shot) as far as you can and measure the distance. Clean up whatever mess you make.
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#55feet #Naturebums #needmorepractice #questival
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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#areyoublue #neaturebums #questival
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
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#needsmoresugar #took15min #questival
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
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#hungry #naturebums #finishit #questival
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
#whodidit #naturebum #questival
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
#joyride #knoxvilletrolley #publictransit #questival #naturebums #questival
Take a team photo in front of the East Tennessee History Center, do a little research and tell us a historical fact about Tennessee in your caption.
The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville is the longest continuously running live radio program in the world. #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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#naturebums #questival #cotopaxiGrantees #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Tennessee and leave it for someone else to find.
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#havefun #dogood #naturebums #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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#themoreyouknow #naturebums #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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#naturebums #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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#drinkresponcibly #naturebums #questival
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
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#imhismom #itshisbirthday #notmuchcolor #questival
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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#cartwheels #teamnaturebums #dogood #questival
As a team, sing your favorite number from a musical production in front of the Tennessee Theatre.
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#teamnaturebums #dogood #questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
#dogood #teamnaturebums #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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#naturebums #jokes #finishit #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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#teamnaturebums #dogood #enjoylife #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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#Naturebums #Trustfall #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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#dogood #teamnaturebums #running #questival
Run through the World's Fair Fountain while it's on, dodge the spray and try to stay as dry as possible
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#worldsfaifountain #feelsperfect #Naturebums #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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#teamnaturebums #dogood #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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#dogood #teamnaturebums #cartwheels #questival
Take a photo outside the Knoxville Museum of Art, tell us what type of stone is on the building's exterior.
#Tennesseepinkmarble #teamnaturebums #dogood #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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#wallsit #dogood #teamnaturebums #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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#pushups #dogood #teamnaturebums #questival
Go to the sunsphere, (during regular operating hours) and take a video from the observation deck pointing out your favorite places in Knoxville
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#sunsphere #naturebums #Dogood #questival
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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#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)
#teamnaturebums #hanginout #dogood #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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#questival
Upload a timelapse video of your team jogging across S Gay St Bridge
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#naturebums #startedstrong #ifinishedlast #questival
Take a photo with the Torchbearer statue, emulate his pose.
#Naturebums #Torchbearer #questival
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the Neyland Stadium in the background.
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#touchdown #teamnaturebums #dogood #questival
Take a photo next to the Rowing Man Statue
#Naturebums #Rowingman #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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#Naturebums #questival
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
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#football #naturebums #tribecalledtoquestival #questival
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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#mixmach #teamnaturebums #dogood #questival
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Caswell Park, across winona St (west) from the baseball fields. Complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
#teamnaturebums #dogood #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
#Naturebums #ART #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
#roadsidedinner #12thitem #fishsandwich #cardins #naturebums #dogood #questival #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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#rightdoublearmwredtling #goodsports #Naturebums #questival #overthetop
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
#naturebums #bananaspider #niceweb #dogood #questival
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
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#naturebums #fallfun #questival
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
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#naturebums #theykeepmoving #questival
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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#naturebum #inittowinit #tasteslikechicken #questival
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
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#naturebums #longboards #questival
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
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#naturebums #justfallthings #leaves #feellikeakid #fall #dogood #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
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#naturebums #Classic #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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#dontbreath #teamnaturebums #dogood #questival
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
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#teamnaturebums #dogood #questival
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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#skippingstone #teamnaturebums #dogood #questival
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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#flipping #teamnaturebums #dogood #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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#wet #teamnaturebums #dogood #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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#naturebums #alpinebutterfly #alltiedup #boyscout #dogood #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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#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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#dancingontheceiling #teamnaturebums #dogood #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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#naturebums #heatstroke #stayhydrated #savealife #dogood #questival
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Practice proper wood chopping form and safety.
#choppingwood #teamnaturebums #dogood #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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#savewater #questival
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out in your yard as if you were tanning.
#wintertanning #teamnaturebums #dogood #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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#naturebums #prusikknot #alltiedup #rockclimb #dogood #questival
Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
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#terrifying #teamnaturebums #dogood #questival
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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#bicycle #queen #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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#trickshot #teamnaturebum #dogood #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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#relaxing #teamnaturebum #dogood #questival
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
#breakfast #teamnaturebum #dogood #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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#Snakebite #gotothehospital #bit3times #copperhead #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Knoxville 2017.
#naturebums #team logo #Knoxville2017 #dogood #questival
Eat your favorite dish featuring the state fruit of Tennessee. Tell us how it was prepared in your caption.
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#naturebums #eatitraw #tomatoes #dogood #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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#learntolive #teamnaturebum #dogood #questival
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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#teamnaturebums #dogood #questival
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly as if you were the villain from a scary movie. Think Michael Myers or Jason.
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#naturebums #scary #machete #evil laugh #k5blazer #dogood #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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#Naturebums #riseandshine #sunrise #24hr #naturesbeauty #dogood #questival #cotopaxi
Review a campground that you camped in during Questival on The Dyrt (Tap this challenge then tap GO >), join The Dyrt, search for and review a campground, then screenshot your campground review.
#campatdouglasdamn #wehavemorefun #crazykids #questival
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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#MRE #CampEats #naturebums #questival #dogood #questival
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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#teamnaturebum #dogood #cotopaxi #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.
Graham crackers marshmallows chocolate Nutella is the secret ingredient :) #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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#supercleaver #teamnaturebum #dogood #questival
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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#campfiresinging #teamnaturebums ##dogood #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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#terrifying #cantsleep #teamnaturebums #dogood #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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#smellgood #dontsmell #teamnaturebums #dogood #questival
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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#cookinsupper #teamnaturebum #dogood #questival
Take a picture of a ghost.
#naturebums #spooky #ghost #Cotopaxi #latenight #24hr #dogood! #questival
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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#Safetyfirst #todryforalongfire #Dogood #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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#cribsinthewood #Naturebums #lestsdothis #dogood #questival
While camping in the wilderness start a campfire without matches, a lighter, or starter fluid (fire must be contained inside a legal fire pit). Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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#hecanstartafire #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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#nightmareonmystreet #latenight #halloween #carride @JKCorden @latelateshow #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
#gaystreetbridge #sunsetskyline #Naturebums #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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#questival
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation confirmation
#dogood #questival #IRC #questival
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You can win sweet truth merch!
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#trurhzone #toldmeiwastoold #44notold #questival
Find and take a photo with the native plant for which Baton Rouge was named, and was known as the "Tree of Life" by Native Americans.
#batonrouge #treeoflife #questival #questival
Take a photo with a Common Persimmon somewhere at Ijams Nature Center (tell us something the wood has been used to create in your caption)
#DrumstickWood #Questival #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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Go save a life #millionNetspledge! #questival
Take a photo with an American sycamore somewhere at Ijams Nature Center.
#AmericanSycamore #Questival #questival
Take a photo with your favorite tree and tell us how many acres of trees there are at Ijams nature center.
#300acres #questival
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
#questival
Play a round of Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Buming a game #naturebums #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
#questival #wheresthellama? #Naturebums #questival
Take a team photo showing off your new Luzon daypack once you pick it up from Check In
Looking smexy 🤙 #questival
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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#questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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#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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#questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Amazing hike to Charlie's Bunion. #questival