Serotonin

Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Bicentennial Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
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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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He did indeed, guess correctly #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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Feet and hands, same thing right? #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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Ethan likes his cake, iced #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
So many ways you can style a bandana, just like how there are so many ways to explore Columbus #questival
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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God bless her soul #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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Resourceful name tags! #questival
Go to a busy part of Short North 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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He seems to think the Short North is downtown. Hmm ethan, new to Columbus?? #questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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Have a dandi(lion) day #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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Queen Ellen Stormborn of the House Krogerarian #GOT #serotonin #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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Skills to know when starting a fire in ohio #questival
Recreate your favorite Ohio State sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
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I think we did it better??? @BraxtonMiller5 #questival
Find and photograph at least two of the five markers on Ohio State campus that indicate the location of the underground railroad.
Historical markers ft. Do Good #questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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Hey I like your sweater! #questival
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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16 random strangers! #questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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Sachin Spits take 2 #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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Ayeeee she fits! #questival
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
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Shake it like a Polaroid picture #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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He prefers to be called Hercules #questival #overthetop
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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Did you know that llamas and elevators go together better than peanut butter and jelly? #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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Stranger things with strangers #questival
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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-Irish- I was him #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.)
Q-u-e-s-t-i-v-a-l #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)
A construction zone is a rest zone to me #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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It’s all a pyramid scheme #questival
Perform your best belly flop at a public pool. Get everyone's attention first. Really go for it!
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Ironically, his thighs flopped more than his belly #questival
Do a quick 200 meter swim in an olympic size pool. Congrats Swimmer Winner. Post a timelapse of your feat. (don't forget your totem)
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Clear eyes, full heart, can't lose #questival
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
http://indefinitley.tumblr.com/post/165907689540/happy-questival #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Ohio and leave it for someone else to find.
H(insert the shape of Ohio)ME #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include COLUMBUS 2017.
Rings represent competition and the flame represents teamwork #questival
Show us your best volleyball serve over an actual volleyball net at a real volleyball court with a volleyball.
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#serotonin #vollyball #questival
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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Stationary bikes do the job! #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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New friend Lee is killing the hair and the jump rope game #questival
Find and hug the official state tree of Ohio.
Hugging a buckeye tree in the buckeye grove! #questival
During daylight hours do a touchdown celebration dance with the Ohio Stadium in the background.
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JT got nothing on us! #putusincoach #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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He's feeling like Brutus on game day #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
You see a street, but we see art #questival
Go to the Whispering Arches on Ohio State campus and whisper a secret to one of your teamates
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Speak soft and you will be heard #questival
Take a team photo in front of the Ohio State Bell Tower, tell us how many gargoyles are up there in your caption.
There are officially 24 gargoyles in the bell tower! #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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Thank you to our new friend Lilly she is awesome! #questival
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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Tiger Lilies vs Serotonin wheelin’ it out #questival
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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Teamwork makes the dream work! #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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Plank on plank on plank #questival
Hold a staring contest with stranger not participating in the questival while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
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Please don't flag this video #questival
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
“New Mexico is smaller than I imagined” #questival
Take a photo next to a statue of Jesse Owens. Tell us why he's important in your caption
The original 🐐. While few people could forget his 1936 Olympics performance, in which he won a record 4 gold medals, his defiance of Hitler's aryan superiority is what made his performance all the more impactful #questival
Find and photograph the peace statue.
Give me your weak, your weary, your down-trodden #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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Neil Armstrong watch out! #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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Coach Kevin Menke coming In clutch! #questival
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
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***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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24 hours together and Family still Matters! #questival #toomanycooks
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
We will be volunteering with Universal Health Aid screening on Saturday October 21st! #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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Make our dreams come true!! @JKCorden @latelateshow @zacheffron #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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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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Dogs n dads ❤❤❤ #questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Bought some high quality produce from the farmers market #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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We tried! #questival
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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The serotonin sauce! #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Item 12 at Sandy Sue’s roadside diner is a grilled cheese with fries! #questival
Take a photo with the Short North Gothic, tell us in your caption what famous artist's work it's based on.
American nose picker #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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Pre Dental student just working on oral higiene! #questival
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged in a natural body of water for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
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David ROSE held his breath for 17 seconds in ROSE Lake #questival
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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Best attempt at a flip, it was a little rocky! #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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Just a dip in the relaxing lake! #questival
Hike to Old Man Cave in Hocking Hills State Park, (2 miles).
Early morning hike! #serotonin #peaceful #questival
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Great morning for a great pic #questival
Hike to Cedar Cliff Falls in Hocking Hills State Park, (2.5 miles).
Don’t trip! Or you might (cedar cliff) fall #questival
Hike to Rose Lake, (Hocking Hills Reservoir) In Hocking Hills State park (3 miles). Take a video at the lake. (tap this challenge then tap "go" for more info)
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Finally made it!! #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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Engine check 101 #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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5 min break Chilling at old man cave #questival
Film a video out in the wilderness illustrating how to find a clean and safe natural water source for drinking.
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Boiling water with Ellen #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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All about that smoke effect. #questival
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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It started to melt!! #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Here comes the sun do do do do! #questival #cotopaxi
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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ALWAYS CALL 911! #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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Stay strong Ellen! #questival
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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And we ain’t taking no taxi #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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S’mores made out of s’mores pop tarts! #questival
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Ellen has a new show! #questival
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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Swear it was 7 #integrity #questival
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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Be safe campers #questival
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
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Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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Doughnut try to win! #questival
While camping at in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Smoke - the legal kind #serotonin #questival
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Doing good on a good night #camping #serotonin #blackeyedpeas #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 my rustic, autumn abode #serotonin #camping #reslifestandards #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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La Fundación Escuela Nueva had supported more than 5 million students and will continue to support and improve the lives of their students! #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Kluck, kluck, kluck #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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Stairway to victory! #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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Signs 5 year contract with the Cleveland CAV’s #watchoutLeBron #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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Lean on me when your not strong #questival
Find and photograph a giant sideways mural of the Mona Lisa
Why the long face? #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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Guy Fieri tries Beef Shwarma Pita at the Happy Greek! #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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I have never been to Greece and this is a spicy feta dish titled Kopanisti! #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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Uber hype to #dogood #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Columbus
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#proudtobe #questival
Find and photograph 3 deer sculptures by artist Terry Allen near the Scioto River
Oh ~deer~, what ~doe~ we do from here? Go ~bucks~ #questival
Illustrate one of Newton's Laws of Motion in front of the Center of Science and Industry. Tell us which law you chose in your caption.
Got all three laws right here! For the first law, Ethan and David are tending to stay in their "motion" at rest! For the second, our two members are exhibiting total net force at the center of mass equals their mass times acceleration! Here the net force is zero, so they have no acceleration. And for the third law, they are enacting equal and opposite pulling forces on each other. #questival
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Ohio
Representing the state! #questival
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
Got so close I almost became Spider-Man #questival
Upload a timelapse video of your team jogging across Main St Bridge
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Take a team photo in front of the Ohio Statehouse. Tell us what year Ohio became a state in your caption.
Ohio became a state in 1803! But tOSU became a university in 1870 #questival
Purchase a Cotopaxi product from our Merch tent (at this Questival!), and take a photo using it in the wild.
Beautiful bracelet and a beautiful woman! #questival
Upload a video of one of your teammates participating in the Gear Up Challenge at the Vertical Adventures tent.
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#questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
COTA ALL THE WAY HERE! #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.
Save the children from malaria! #questival
Pick up your 18L Luzon daypack from check in, and take a team photo showing them off.
Our backs are all packed! #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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#justnetsnomalaria #questival
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
#serotonin #thestruggleisreal #FinishIt #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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#seratonin #checkin #questival
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
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The front desk doesn’t always work. But when they do, they dance! #beatit #beatexams #questival
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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School sucks go bucks #handshake #classroom #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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#jurassicpark #everglades #dino #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Watching the sun fall down on Dale Hole Lake, Kentucky #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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"The Goonies" #adventure #serotonin #questival