Da Sharks

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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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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Lolol #questival
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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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.
Yaaaaasssss #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.
Down by the water with a view of the Statue of Liberty :) #questival
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
http://sketchbookincarnate.tumblr.com/ #questival
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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#questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Our headbands will remind of us of all the fun we had #questival
Perform a musical number from a Broadway production somewhere on Broadway as a team.
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Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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Take a 15 second video and tell what the New York state motto means to you.
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Ever upwards #questival
Find and photograph "EARTH POTENTIAL" by Katja Novitskova
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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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Excelsior #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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...but don't flush it with water! #questival
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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Helping a tourist get their picture taken with the fearless girl #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)
So relaxi #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.
🌎🌍🌏 #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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Don't know why it's only letting us upload a video but... #questival
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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#questival
Recreate your favorite SNL skit at Rockefeller Plaza
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Throwing it back to the Sarah plain days #questival
Find out where the iconic image of Marilyn Monroe standing over a subway grate was photographed, go there and recreate it. Tell us the intersection in your caption
52nd and Lexington #questival
Take a picture of a ghost.
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BOO #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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The zza life chose me #questival
Order a slice of pizza from your favorite spot, and try to eat it in one bite
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Way to go to Matas #questival
Have a teammate do 10 handstand pushups against the Chrysler building.
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#strongindependentwomenwhodontneednoman #questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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Visit Grand Central Terminal and identify and point out Taurus on the ceiling
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Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
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BUSTEDDD #questival
Upload a timelapse video of a teammate running up 10 flights of stairs as fast as they can. Tell us your time in your caption.
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2 minutes and 4 seconds #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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Manhattan library shhhhhhx3 #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)
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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.
YOGURT YUM #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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so strong #questival #overthetop
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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Find and photograph a Toynbee Tile on the ground somewhere. Tell us what you think it means in your caption.
The first life forms in the Milky Way were discovered on Jupiter by the feds and they were demi gods capable of resurrection #questival
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of New York.
We finally found the ny state flag!!! #questival
Hug the empire state building, do a little research and tell us an interest fact about the iconic building in your caption.
This took only one year and 45 days to build! #questival
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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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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MILK! #questival
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
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❀️🐢 #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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Educate girls #cotopaxi #grantee #questival
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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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
Ready for schoooolll #questival
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
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Witches in 2017 fly all sorts of cleaning supplies #questival
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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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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She's so strong #questival
Visit the smallest piece of private property in NYC. Take a photo of your team standing around it holding hands.
#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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Who won?! #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Totem is in our heart ❀️ love all y'all #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Best...or......worst........... #questival
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Brooklyn Bridge Park, near Jane's Carousel, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
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Take a photo next to The Fearless Girl by Kristen Visbal emulating her pose.
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Visit the oldest fence in New York, which encompasses New York's first public park
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Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
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Find and photograph a shrine to the first American-born Catholic saint. Tell us something interesting about the building in your caption.
On November 2 2014 the archdiocese of New York announced that the parish of our lady of rosary will merge with St. Peter's #questival
Take a photo of your team looking down the β€œPortal Down to Old New York.”
#questival
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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Made with luv #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
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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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Argentinian empanadas #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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#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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Fifty nifty #questival
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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Recreate your favorite nightmare. Be theatrical. 15 second video. Totem needs to be visible.
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πŸ‘€ #questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the totem)
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Take a team photo in front of "Group of Four Trees", by Jean Dubuffet
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Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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Don't judge us we suck #questival
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
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Totum ties to shirt. It's black and blends in #questival
Hug the official tree of the state of New York.
New York maple #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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***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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#adopted #asianbebe #questival
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
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Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
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Post an awkward team photo during the Questival in your best fall themed attire. Get 50 likes and document (prove with screenshot).
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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)
"While I am currently a reporter, I went into New York film academy. There's so much to be captured that a written report wouldn't do justice. By the way, I had a pastry before this news shoot because I didn't want to smudge my lipstick but I really wanted Popeyes" #hony #questival
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Asian af #questival
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Chomper helped a young mother get her wallet out of her backpack while entering the subway #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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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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Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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First woman on the moon #sailormoon #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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Lady and the tramp 😘 #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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Trick shot #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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The victim every time #questival
Sip a cup of coffee in NYC's signature "We Are Happy to Serve You" blue cup
We are happy to DO GOOD #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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Chomper, MVP, minglebox, girl with the dragon tattoo #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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Car karaoke with Harry Potter. #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Picture scollage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
#jerseylife #questival
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
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πŸŽƒ #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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Time 5:32 #questival
**** PRIZE CHALENGE**** Recreate a memorable Hallowen moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
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HEAR HER ROAR 🦁 #questival
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
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ATTAAAAAAAACK #questival
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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Fire safetyyy #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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#nocavities #questival
Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Photo. Totem Required.
note: AX (e) #timber #ke$ha #itsgoingdown #questival
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
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Glob on my knob like a corn on a cob on my job with bob #fallactivities #questival
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Could use more s'mores #questival #cotopaxi
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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NEW FRANDZ AND SOUP #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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Salt bae ❀️ #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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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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Sit back and relax #questival
Video your best scare on a teammate.
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Boo #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
#pizzarat #dainty #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Can you spot the shark fin? #questival
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
Guys she's never carved a pumpkin before! What do you think of her first attempt? #questival
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving techinique on a real pumpkin.
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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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Life is like a box of chocolates #questival
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
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Work itttt #questival
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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#waitforit #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.
For when you don't have a stick.... #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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Pruitt/prisik a knots a knot or not jk this is correct #prusikknot #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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The secret ingredient is Reese's #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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Worldstar knotstar #hype #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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what sounds do butterflies make ? #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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How to cook popcorn in a fire #questival
Document the largest living spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
#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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Look for the totem !!!! #scawwwyyyyy #questival
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
#charcoal art #questival
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
Nuts 4 nuts #glutenfree #paleo #whole30 #raw #vegan #healthyeats #nature #### #questival
While camping at in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanelβ„’. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Campfire by Chanel available fall 2017 #questival
While camping in the wilderness make your own Ouija board and see what comes up. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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WHO WILL WIN #questival
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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We know the words I swear #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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Welcome to Da Sharks crib #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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Totum in lower right hand corner!!! Look for the blue stitches! #questival
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
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Watch carefully for the sign! It goes by quick #questival
***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 β€œgo” for more info) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPXUG8q4jKU
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#firsttake what up tho #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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Work dat booty #questival
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
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Always grateful for DA SHARKS 🦈 #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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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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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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Order some dumplings in Flushing or Chinatown in Manhattan and feed them to a teammate using chopsticks with your non-dominate hand
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We make eating dumplings look easy #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
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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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Participate in the warm-up/ team dance competition taking place at the pavilion at roughly 6:45
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Da sharks bust a move!!! #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
Helping keep this park clean!! #questival
Compete against another team and play some yard games in the festival area
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#questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
We made it #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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Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
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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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You go nothing but nets #questival
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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Da Sharks in our natural habitat! SHARKS SHARKS SHARKS 🦈 #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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Kings of Summer is one of my favorite adventure movies. It follows a group of teenage boys who are tired of their boring lives and runaway to live in the woods and live off the land. #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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My dreams of visiting Capital Reef national park is about to come true. I have a trip scheduled for the first week of October and am planning on exploring the park with the worlds best animal... A LLAMA. #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Glen Onoko falls in Jim Thorpe PA #questival