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Take a photo of your team looking down the “Portal Down to Old New York.”
Old ruins! #questival
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on (SELECT BUSY PEDESTRIAN AREA)
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Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Robert F Wagner Junior park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
We did it! #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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Girl is good! #questival
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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“Was that a good trick?” #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.
Dead #questival
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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Our pros and cons! #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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We won't break our neck either #questival
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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Met new friends #questival
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a rod and reel.
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Urban fishing!! #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
This says “Bill Cosby has two noses” in French. Pretty accurate since he’s two faced. #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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Teammate thanking her first manager via phone! #questival
Take a 15 second video and tell what the New York state motto means to you.
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I <3 NY #questival
Visit the oldest fence in New York, which encompasses New York's first public park
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#CuratorBeth (a real curator) talks about NYC’s oldest fence! #questival
Take a photo next to The Fearless Girl by Kristen Visbal emulating her pose.
So crowded!!! #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
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Braiiiiins #questival
Take a team photo in front of "Group of Four Trees", by Jean Dubuffet
Tricky with a selfie! #questival
Find and photograph "EARTH POTENTIAL" by Katja Novitskova
#questival
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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Paying it forward #questival
Picture scollage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
#questival
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire. Get 100 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
#questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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Tom rock and harry #questival
Visit Grand Central Terminal and identify and point out Taurus on the ceiling
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Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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So many nice people!!! #questival
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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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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Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with a drawing of your favorite classic movie monster. Frankensteins Monster, Ghost, Witch, Dracula or Mummy.
Met a wonderful child who is donating his birthday to help children in India. We donated money to his cause and he immediately paid it forward to a man in need. Met so many wonderful people on this journey! #questival
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space that is not check-in or a checkpoint. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
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We gave her a jump rope for beating us! #questival
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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Helping the French find their way! #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
So many things from the past 24 hours in this souvenir - corn husking, vampires, pumpkin spiced lattes, tin foil hats! This has been THE BEST! #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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We used a lot of garbage. :( very enlightening! #questival
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Photo. Totem Required.
Ninja CHOP #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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Let’s get knotty 😉 #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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Let’s get knotty 😏 #questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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Doorman Rob #questival
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Fangs a lot! #questival
Visit the Mid-Manhattan Library and take a photo with a book that's related to NYC (i.e. The Gangs of New York)
The Library is closed but we checked out a New York ebook instead! #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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Seagulls find treasure #questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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How many tickles? #questival
Give a toast to a teammate and drink the official beverage of the State of New York. Tell us what it is in your caption.
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Milking it for all it’s worth! #questival
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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Stiff competition! #questival
Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire. Get 50 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
#questival
Have a corn husking race. Challenge 2 strangers to husk cobs faster than you. 15 second video. Include totem. Clean up the mess.
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This kid was the best! #questival
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
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Pumpkin pie to the FACE! #questival
Take a break and quell your appetite with the official snack of the State of New York. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Enjoying New York State’s official snack, yogurt, in Bryant Park! #questival
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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#questival
Perform a musical number from a Broadway production somewhere on Broadway as a team.
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Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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Street meat! #questival
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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HR violations are real #questival
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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Visit Americaneedsyou.org to find out how to donate professional attire to first generation college students from low income backgrounds. We have clothing day on November 18 so please be in touch before then! Thank you! Or email lyndsey.anderson@americaneedsyou.org #questival
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
Outline of a crime #questival
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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Visitors from Florida! #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
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***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make up a song about the infamous "pizza rat" with your team and perform it on a subway platform. (Tap this challenge then tap “go” for more info) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPXUG8q4jKU
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Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
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Caught with my pants down... again... #questival
Do a 'track' stand for 8 full seconds on a bike. No balance assistance allowed can not roll more than 12"
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Not easy on CitiBike #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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TEAM MVP CRUSHED IT! #questival
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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I want to ride my CitiBicycle! #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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#safetyfirst #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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Below not above your heart!!! #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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We found our relaxing spot in Morningside Park! #questival
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
Uber and scooter #questival
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
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#justfallthings #questival
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
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Free Fall-ing! #questival
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
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Hold a formal freestyle rap off with a stranger not participating in the Questival.
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How can there be two number ones? A VERY free style rap off! #questival
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
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We got creative! #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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...and then she said, please leaf me alone. #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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New world record! #questival
Take a 1st day back to school photo as a team on a porch or stoop complete with backpacks and 1st day of school clothes and maybe even lunchboxes
#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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Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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Film a video telling us what the official New York State motto is and how your team lives by it
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#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.
So happy to donate! #questival
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
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#questival
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
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Upload a 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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Beginners luck! Lise wins! #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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Bowline with lifeline cable #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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Teamwork makes the dream work. #questival
Film yourself trick or treating at a friends house that is not participating in the questival.
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.......what??? #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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3 LONG flights of stairs! #questival
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
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Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
#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)
“I lived in New Jersey for over two decades, but recently moved to Boston. My son is living here going to school at Columbia. I got locked out of my AirBnB, so happy to help with any challenges you have!” #questival
Video your best scare on a teammate.
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She was putting in her contacts! Oops! #questival
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving techinique on a real pumpkin.
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How the pros do it! #questival
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictues with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
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Our teammate’s favorite childhood costume was a chef - apparently it’s just as fun to wear as an adult! #swedishchef #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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Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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The International Rescue Committee is doing fantastic work! #IRC #dogood #questival
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact.
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#banana #questival
Order a pumpkin spice latte under the name "Bueller" when you pick it up tell them "Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it."
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**** PRIZE CHALENGE**** Recreate a memorable Hallowen moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
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Lyndsey the cowgirl! #questival
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out as if you were tanning.
Soaking up the rays! #SPF100000 #questival
As a team, dress in any costume and do the Thriller dance in a public venue of your choice. #dothebestyoucan
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Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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Dooooonut #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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Hey batter batter!! #questival
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
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A witch getting munchkins! #AmericaRunsonDunkin #questival
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
When life gives you lemons, bob for them! #questival
Bike a 6 mile loop in Central Park, track with fitness app or gps and upload screenshot
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Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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Would TSA approve? #questival
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
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Pumpsquats #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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Grey day sunrise! #questival #cotopaxi
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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Monster Mash with our new Uber pal! @JKCorden @lateshow #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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She really mustard up the courage for this! #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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“They’re like Chicklets!” #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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Getting pickled at 7am. #TrustMe #questival
Contact the nonprofit of your choice and schedule a time to go in and volunteer with them after the Questival. (PLEASE if you complete this challenge make sure to honor your commitment). #integrity
Volunteer with us at America Need You! America Needs You fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students. We do this by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development. https://www.americaneedsyou.org #questival
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
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#proud #shameful #whichoneisit #questival
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
My Maine Squeeze 😜 #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)
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Hammock nap time! #questival
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
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#bodyslam #whatchoutteammates #questival
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
#questival
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
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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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“You’re eating an onion! Dude, WTF!!” He was wearing the totem ‘stealth video” #questival
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
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Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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I didn’t know you were going to squirt it in #thatswhatshesaid #questival
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
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As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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Fittest lamas #pizzasquats #questival
Find the best $1 pizza slice and take a video of someone on your team explaining why they think it's the best
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#FrugalOctober #questival
Order a slice of pizza from your favorite spot, and try to eat it in one bite
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Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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#questival
Go to Times Square 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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My Mixalot of Baby Got Back in Times Square! #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
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The Big Apple is the best! #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Scavenge AF #SAF #questival
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
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#blessed #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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Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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Trust fall with Elmo and Spider-Man! #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Do you like comedy? #Jokesfordays #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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Hear ye, hear ye. Llamas ears are shaped like bananas! #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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Calling Iowa with love to introduce my Coast Guard teammate to my Army brother. Battle of the branches #facetimehome #questival
Find and photograph one of the Life Underground pieces by Tom Otterness
Friends in low places! #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
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What Lies Beneath *scaaaary* #questival
Find and photograph "The Floaters" by Henry Taylor.
#questival
Upload a timelapse video of your team walking along The Highline
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We’re too sexy for our totem! #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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Take a photo next to the Death Avenue Plaque. Tell us why 10th Avenue used to be called Death Avenue in your caption.
People used to jump in front of the trains on 10th avenue before the railroad was raised off the road in 1941 #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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#questival #overthetop
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
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Taking a bite out of the Big Apple! #questival
Take a picture of a ghost.
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Spoopy Coastie #questival
Show us your best fade away as you throw some trash into a garbage can with Madison Square Garden in the background
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Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
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The hottest of dogs! #questival
Find and film "Masstransiscope" by Bill Brand.
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This is an old abandoned station! #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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They just won a basketball championship!!! Hugs all around! #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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There’s always “that” guy who thinks it meant moon walking, MJ style #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
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#DO #GOOD #DOGOOD #questival
Pick up 13 pieces of litter at Commodore Barry Park and take a picture of your haul before discarding it in the appropriate receptacle. #fridaythe13th
Helped clean up the park! #recycle #questival
Compete against another team and play some yard games in the festival area
Whole in one! #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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We learned about the amazing work Nothing But Nets is doing #questival
Participate in the warm-up/ team dance competition taking place at the pavilion at roughly 6:45
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We helped pick the amazing winning team! #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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Find an IRC rep and ask them to tell you a fact about the IRC's mission to help refugees. Upload a video of something you learned, and expressing support for refugees. (IRC reps wearing yellow buttons)
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We learned so much! #questival
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
#questival
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation.
Helping refugees! #questival
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our Merch tent (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
#questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
We all came via the subway to check in! #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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This is why Acadia National Park is the best, even though it’s in Maine! #NPS #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Montauk is fantastic! #questival