Leaving Decatur

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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The stairs hurt the doggo’s paws. So we gave him a lift! #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.
Sunset at amicalola falls is gorgeous! #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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#campinggear #leftdecatur #questival
Take a trip to see the highest waterfall in the state. Take a team picture in front of the 729 ft tall Amicalola Falls at Amicalola Falls State Park.
We took a trip #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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#questival
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
Yum Mac n cheese #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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Look at those guns! #questival #overthetop
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.
The rest went into recycling! #nowaste #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the state of Georgia.
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Hi. Come to Georgia. #leftdecatur #emoryneuroscience #wally #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Our souvenir is a map or amicalola state park! Just one of GA’s beautiful locations for outdoor adventure! #questival
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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Thanks Cotopaxi!!! #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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#leftdecatur #thanksmaria #suchpeace #questival
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
#biggulp #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
Muaahaahaaaa!!! #questival
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Georgia or the city flag of Atlanta. A real fabric flag waving majestically in the wind.
Theres no wind! #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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Larissa knew about Questival!!! #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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taken literally moments after I woke up #groggy #snakebite 🐍 #questival
Film a 15 second video illustrating how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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🦋🦋🦋#leftdecatur #questival
Film a 15 second video illustrating how to tie a prusik knot.
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#knotindecatur #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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Bowline! Knotty! #leftdecatur #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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@JKCorden @latelateshow #monster #eatyourbrains #questival #cotopaxi #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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REI has your back. Thanks, Zach! #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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Heat stroke is the most serious heat injury. Learn the symptoms! #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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PSA from Dracula #fangsoverknives #questival
Find a spider, and sing the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" as you film it doing whatever it happens to be doing
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Out came the sun and dried up all the rain 🕷#stillindecatur #questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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Thank you so much nice stranger #leavingdecatur #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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She did it! #questival
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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They’re from Miami! They like chocolate #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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A librarian! #questival
Give a handful of wrapped Halloween candy to a stranger you see on the street.
What a cooperative stranger! #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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Decatur Beer Festival Seagulls #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about fall in Georgia and leave it for someone else to find.
left this on our table at Decatur victory #stillindecatur #questival
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
I am grateful for Maria, Beks, and Erica, and all the amazing things they have taught me. Plus these 50 things. #leavingdecatur ❤️❤️❤️ #questival
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
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Oh man, that’s delicious! #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
It even matches her orange sneaks! #questival
Purchase any Cotopaxi product from the merch tent, and take a photo using it in the wild.
In the wild at Victory! Thats right, we’re back in Decatur! #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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Homemade caramel apples for this awesome stranger! #questival
During daylight hours walk like Frankenstein’s monster or a zombie across a crosswalk and recreate the Beatles famous crosswalk picture. #justfallthings
Beware for I am fearless and therefore powerful!!! #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
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She cackles! #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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We’re not sure how long we lasted but it felt like about an hour #arewethereyet #questival
Knit or crochet a tiny scarf for a cat then give it to a cat.
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Cats hate scarves #thanksmaria #backindecatur #leavingdecaturtho #questival
Find a real life black cat; be nice and don't terrorize it.
She likes the totem! #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Take a 1st day back to school photo as a team on a porch complete with backpacks and 1st day of school clothes and maybe even lunchboxes
#18thgrade #dogood #learn #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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Total time 4 min 14 sec! And thats after the mustard and garlic! #shesawinner #questival
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
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#exfoliate #pumpkinfacial #LeavingDecatur #questival
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
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Is that an evil smile on Beks’ face? #questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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Snickerdoodles for a noisy neighbor #shhh #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth #itburns
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#itreallydoesburn #notgoodforyou #atleastwereclosernow #questival
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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Mouthful of mustard! X2! #beksisahero #leavingdecatur #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include OKTOBERQUEST ATLANTA 2017.
#keepitindie-catur #not #LeavingDecatur #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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#wife1 #wife2 #pinktiger #bluepanda #leavingdecatur #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
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Scary movies are great for family bonding! #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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#educategirls #questival
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malaria then make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
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Bed nets FTW #questival
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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Say Questival with 10 marshmallows in your mouth! You got it Ellie! #questival
Put candy corn or hot tamales on your canines to replicate "vampire" teeth; sing the Purple People Eater song
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Off off off off off off off off off broadway! #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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After only 12 tries! #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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49 feet! Pumpkin was discovered with a serious laceration. Life saving measures were attempted but pumpkin was pronounced dead at 11:25 EDT #questival
Leave a scary 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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Murder and ghosts and strong female characters, oh my!! #questival
Take a picture of a ghost.
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You can’t tell but in the background we’re playing “I was walking with a ghost”. Shoulda been I was DANCING with a ghost. Or I take selfies with a ghost. #outofmymind 👻👻👻#leavingdecatur #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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Gravity cant hold this quest down! #questival
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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#sweating from the mile and now a review?! #questival
Do the Jack Skellington Mile. Run an entire mile with a jack-o-lantern on your head. Do it in a safe place and make sure you can breathe. Timelapse video required.
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She did it in 9:12 like a beast. Full time lapse video was 37 seconds but here’s a strong middle chunk. Jack-O-lanterns are heavy!! #GOBEKS #fullvideouponrequest #leavingdecatur #questival
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a ghost llama.
#questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
#leftdecatur #morningsidefarmersmarket #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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So strong! Such trust! 💪🏼💪🏼💍💍#leftdecatur #questival
Take a fun stroll through the Morningside Nature Preserve; Take pictures at dog beach under the suspension bridge.
There were a lot dogs but Wally was the best one #becausehehasthebestmoms #leftdecatur #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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#takeabreak #runawaywithusforthesummer #hamilton #pinkskiesahead #leftdecatir #questival #cotopaxi
Howl like a werewolf in front of the setting or rising sun
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#questival
Make some hot chocolate or coffee and add a special ingredient. #cowboycoffee
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Good morning questival! #leavingdecatur #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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Dan and Ellie separated by distance, brought together by questival! #loveintheair #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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#vampirehygeine #leavingdecatur #waxcandy #questival
Carve a beautiful profile picture of a llama into a pumpkin. #pumpkinspicellamatte
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He’s beautiful! #jack-o-llama #llamarvalous #proud #leavingdecatur #questival
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teammate
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Cause it’s too coooooooooooooooold #sweaterweather #leavingdecatur #beks&erica4E #questival
Go bobbing for a fruit or vegetable of your choice, anything except apples!
Bobbin for bananas in a bucket #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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We let Ellie take her Old Fashioned with her #questival
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Our totem got wet bobbing for a banana, so we had to dry it too! #questival
Make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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TBH you don’t need a Ouija board to know that Wally the dog is a good boy #questival
Stack 5 apples on top of each other with no other supports.
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#tada 🍏🍎🍏🍎 #leavingdecatur beks found the natural curves #natural #timelapse #questival
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
1. Buy questibrat 2. Grill questibrat 3. Love questibrat. Froh oktoberquest und Oktoberfest #questival
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving technique on a real pumpkin.
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EAT IT #unexpectedlygross #pumpkincarving 🎃🎃🎃 #leavingdecatur #questival
Challenge another team to 2 on 2 thumb wars. Each hand must have a thumb to battle.
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Thanks y’all! #leavingdecatur #krogerfriends #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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MOTHER OF DRAG(ORANGES) 👑👑🐲🐉 #questival
Take a team photo with a volunteer or Cotopaxi staff member.
#stripesalert #LeftDecatur #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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#leftDecatur #lllama #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Taking a moment to pause and enjoy the sunset in this beautiful park! #questival
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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We’re better at real beer pong, we promise #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Parking passes muster on Berne & Waldo #questival
Create a unique team motto in a foreign language
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look out questival #AleaIactaEst 🎲🎲🎲 #LeavingDecatur #ToConquerRome #akaGrantPark #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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When you’re on a budget you gotta get creative with your impulse buys! Last summer I ordered all this info from Colorado’s recreation website. I’m in love! I hope I get to visit Rocky Mountain National Park someday. #mountains #drunkshopping #veryintoCO #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Lullwater Park bridge! Highly recommend recreating an Indiana Jones movie scene while crossing. #questival