The Manipulators

Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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Avoid mosquitos!! #questival
Politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
#questival
Go to a public place where music is playing (not the check-in festival) and challenge a stranger to a dance battle. Make it legit. Create non-monetary stakes. Loser pays up.
Two step #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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Lazy lecture #questival
Drink water from a freshwater spring (a spring is a point where groundwater flows out of the ground, and is thus where the aquifer surface meets the surface of the earth).
Yum #questival
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
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All DAY! #questival
Challenge a stranger that is not a questival participant to a 50-100 meter foot race in a public park. Be a good sport win or lose.
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Winnaaaa! #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Sipping tea #questival
Show us the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
Quiznos #questival
Go to a restaurant serving food from a country you've never been to, and eat a dish you've never heard of. Be honest, really try something new and make it count.
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#questival
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
#questival
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
#questival
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
They make backpacks #questival
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanelâ„¢.
Mmmm Mesquite #questival
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
#questival
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire.
Myrtle #questival
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
Sriracha and Girl Scout cookies #questival
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Boom! #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.
Welcome! #questival
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
No hands! #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Sunset #questival
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
Love you! #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)
It wasn't long... weak abs :( #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
#questival
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Hey Stevie! #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
Circles are important #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.
Recycle time! #questival
Find a lactating farm animal (i.e. cow, goat, etc.), and with permission from the owner, squirt the milk directly into your mouth.
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Mmm sheep's milk #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Found a bracelet! #questival
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger for a correct response. Record their reaction.
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Standard number of teeth when carving a Jack-o-lantern? #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
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Because that's what we do #questival
Fit your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
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Thanks stranger! #questival
Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the questival.
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Cyclist was not about it #questival
Put a picture of Lavar Burtons face on a kite and fly it high, just like Reading Rainbow. Don't forget to sing the theme song.
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Take a look. It's in a book. #questival
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
Oh Texas. We can't get enough. #questival
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
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50 vertical feet? #questival
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
Did you know? He wasn't stoked... #questival
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
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I'm interested in change #questival
Create your most "Texas" outfit at a thrift store and try it on. #poppintags
So Texas #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
#austin #04 #questival #cotopaxi
Show us your best volleyball serve. On/with a regulation court, net and ball.
Hollaaaa #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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Cleaned my windshield out of nowhere!! #questival
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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It's fun to stay at the... #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Banana, kale, spinach, apple, orange, coconut. Mmmmm.... #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
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Sarah's so jacked! #questival #overthetop
Find and take a team photograph with this art installation. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Alice in Wonderland table! #questival
Go to this link (click link and tap GO>) and donate to the IRC. Write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee on some fabric and give it to a Cotopaxi staff member for a display later in the year.
Hope is the only thing stronger than fear. #questival
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
Happy Saturday to you!!! #questival
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut vs a puffy cheeto.
She liked cheeto best #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
#questival
Go to a busy part of 6th Street/University of Texas/Zilker Park, put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Dreaming about YOU AND MEEEEE!!!! #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
We're doing great! #questival
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
Texas, our Texas!!! #questival
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
Quick nap! #questival
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Come meet us at the lower level of Hope Outdoor Gallery on the benches and get the challenge details.
Found em! #questival
Get help from strangers and spell "QUESTIVAL" using one human body as each of the letters. Other questival participants do not count as strangers for this one.
We took a video of the whole thing #questival
Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
I'll be there for youuuuuu!!! #questival #toomanycooks
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Swap!!! #questival
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
Everyone! Everyone!! #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.
#questival
Have your team crack open a few bottles of champagne or sparkling cider and spray them all over each other like you've just won the indy 500.
Hahahaha #questival
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
Shortie strength #questival
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat. Don't forget your totem.
Wooooo Derek!!!!! #questival
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
Soooo hard!! #questival
See how fast you can run the length of the 'Larry Monroe Forever' Mosaic bridge. Whilst running it yell aloud "Larry Monroe Forever!"
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#questival
Take a team selfie with your favorite box of cereal with one of the 17 remaining 'Moonlight Towers'. They are an official Texas state landmark, btw.
Honey Bunches of Oats duh! #questival
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Heyooo #questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
Nice shirt! #questival
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
Nailed it #questival
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
#humansofaustin #questival
See how long you can hold a consistent singing note and document the entire thing. Make sure it's loud and that you are in a VERY public place.
Singing in Cabo Bob's #questival
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Fail #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
Cabo Bob's #questival
Order some food and record a review as if you are Guy Fieri while you eat it. Remember to say "money" over and over to be authentic.
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#authentic #tasteofbaja #questival
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
#questival
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
Granola #questival
Find a birds nest with eggs in it IN NATURE. NOT EGGS YOU BOUGHT FROM A STORE. Real bird eggs. Document them but do not touch.
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REAL feral chicken's nest. I can take you there if you want proof. It's on Ware Rd. #questival
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
Meagan Martin American Ninja Warrior- can upload video when app is fixed #questival
Boulder a V0 problem outdoors.
Go Sarah Go! #questival
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
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Grapes are my secret weapon #questival
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not count.
LifeStraw for the win!!! #questival
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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Walk the dog #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Frog jump #questival
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
Upload video later #questival #cotopaxi
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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#questival
Get a celebrity with over 5,000 followers to tweet/retweet something with our hashtag and Twitter handle, @cotopaxi (prove with screenshot).
Meagan Martin American Ninja Warrior #questival
Catch a fish outdoors in a natural body of water with a rod and reel.
#catchandrelease #questival
Do a backflip into a pond or lake.
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#backflip #questival
Craft a canoe out of cardboard and float a teammate in it. Must float for 5 seconds minimum and teammate must stay dry.
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#questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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Little Mermaid @JKCorden @latelateshow #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
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High Brew cycle #questival #forthosewhodo
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
#questival
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
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Use a sharpener #questival
Share a large melon as a team, carefully create a helmet from the melon. Take your picture with a non-Questival-participant while wearing your creation. Tap this challenge then tap GO for inspiration >
US Postal Service! #questival
Go tandem longboarding while singing Unchained Melody.
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#tomcruise #questival
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
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He's a 10 #questival
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Just Dance #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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Nothing but Nets #questival
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing "Bicycle Race" by Queen together whilst doing so.
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#questival
Walk two lengths of a slackline without falling off. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Woohoo! #questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
Hard won reconciliation. For now. But an eye for an eye is my motto. #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Haha! A mop! Get it? #questival
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients.
Mmm sausage! #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
Sunrise crew. My peeps. #questival #cotopaxi
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
Sunrise is best with #HighBrew #questival #forthosewhodo
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Not as easy as it looks but llama pancakes taste soooo good :) #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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She was reading idiots guide to relaxing in nature. Good read. #questival
Take a photo or video with a real live Northern Mockingbird.
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Mockingbirds: those elusive creatures mystify us all. #questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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He saw his dead grandmother. He spit on her. #questival
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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Sarah won all but one hand. Best water war ever. #questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Well hello! #questival
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
The terrifying beast lurking...awaiting its prey... #questival
Howl at the moon as a team at midnight (Be quiet and respectful of your neighbors if you have sleeping neighbors nearby).
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All the mightiest creatures get their powers from the moon. #questival
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
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Cluck style is trending so hard this season. #questival
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged underwater for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
Haha 12 seconds #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite movie with brief explanation why.
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The hills are alive! #questival
Dance on the ceiling, we don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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Ceiling dance #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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New names #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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Nailed it #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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A literal moonwalk #questival
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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Mmm tasty #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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Nailed it #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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Mmmm garlic #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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#questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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#questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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#questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
My preciousssss #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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#chubbybunny #questival
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
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#nomnom #questival
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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#imblue #totembib #questival
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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Ready? #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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This is so long... #questival
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. Don't forget your totem.
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When no one notices... #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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Ain't no lie baby BYE BYE BYE!!! #questival
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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The most beautiful eyes! #questival
Find and photograph a Texas State Quarter.
Wait maybe we'll get cool points for this! #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
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Donut hole score!!! #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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Ouch! #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.
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Just Dance! #mdf #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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Also I'm naked #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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Donut #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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Making out #questival
Play a quick game of Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team.
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#ftw #questival
Take a picture of a High Brew can in a creative way. **Hint - you might want to save an unopened can for a challenge that you'll do later.**
#questival #forthosewhodo
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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#questival wall sits #questival
Play a quick game of Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
#questival #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
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#questival #questival
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
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#questival #ireallyreallyreallylikeyou #questival
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malarya then Visit the Nothing But Nets booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
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#questival #malaria #questival
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
#questival #cotopaxi #questival #cotopaxi
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.
#questival #selfie #questival
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
#questival donuts #noms #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.
#questival made it! #questival
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
#questival #atx #questival