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Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
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#dontmesswithmama #aaak #questival
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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Dance Off! #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).
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From Spring Creek #aaak #questival
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
#garden #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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#shorties #aaak #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 >
#themorethemerrier #aaak #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.
#DUN #thanksforthefun #AAAK! #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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#questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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#technologyfail #AAAK! #questival
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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#waterloops #aaak #questival
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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#wishitwasfermented #questival
As a team sing the state song of Oregon. Sing it loud sing it proud.
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#myoregon #AAAK! #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Our souvenir is a mini time capsule: raw garlic, chunks of granola bar we ate for sustenance, gummi bears from our food toss. We'll eat it next year for our food challenge! #aaak #questival
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
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pros and cons (99% pros)! #questival
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Colonel Summers Park (SE 17th Ave & Taylor St, Portland, OR 97214), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Do good #Resist! #questival
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
#uniongospelmission #aaak #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** As a team, do something we've never seen in front of the "keep Portland weird" sign.
#mombod #notpregnant #aaak #10kidsnotaflatstomachbetweenus #questival
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in Portland. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
#since1879 #aaak #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
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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Crash landing! #questival
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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#madetheirday #aaak #questival
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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#notflexible #aaak #stilltrying #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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#weareoldskool #AAAK! #questival
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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#bubbleblowout #AAAK! #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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#withthekids #aaak #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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#lamaglamanowyouknow #AAAK! #questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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#realniceglasses #aaak #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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Shawarma between the knees. #questival
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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#mightyfinehatsir #AAAK! #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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Lived in Denmark, but never been to Mexico. #huarache? #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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#thanksclaraandnina #aaak #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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#origamicat It's a kitty! #questival
Recreate your favorite Oregon sports moment and tag the hero of your story on social media.
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#pre #aaak #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
Volunteering with neighborhood Sellwood natural amenities committee (SNAC). Next event! #aaak! #questival
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Oregon.
We took a wrong turn! #takeusback #aaak #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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#waterisourborder #aaak #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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#thirsty #aaak #questival
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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#soysaucesesameoilhummussprinkles YUM!! #aaak! #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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Watch Out! #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
#paulbunyan #sobright #aaak #PaulBunyanMadeStLawrenceRiver #questival #cotopaxi
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
#buzz #aaak #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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#littlehousetrivia #AAAK! #questival
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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#noallergies #aaak #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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#girlpower #girlpushups #aaak #questival
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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Team 2 Zebras and no llama and team AAAK! #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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#sandinthecracks #AAAK! #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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Dental hygiene while conserving water! #aaak! #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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#willametteriver #aaak! #questival
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Cathedral City Park (6635 N Baltimore Ave, Portland, OR 97203), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Checkpoint complete! #akkk #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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#snakesonsplane #aaak! #questival
Take a 15 second video and tell us what the Oregon state motto means to you.
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#sheflieswithherownwings #aaak! #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** As a team, recreate a scene from OUR favorite movie Portland based move, Free Willy obviously.
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RIP Kiko. #aaak #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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#weheartlevar #AAAK! #questival
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local park, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
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#giveahootdontpollute #AAAK! #questival
Take a photo of your team enjoying the smallest park in Portland.
Relaxing at Mill End Park. #aaak! #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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That's your prusik knot. #aaak #questival
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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YMCA! #aaak! #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 am Kubi Okyay. I like to make stuff. I make these pens out of wood and metal & sell them on Facebook." #questival
Get a major league athlete or celebrity to say "Cotopaxi makes Gear for Good."
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#TimberJoey #cotopaximakesgearforgood #rctid #aaak! #questival
Go to a busy part of Downtown Portland 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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Cher in PDX! #aaak #questival
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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#annualreview #contractnotrenewed #AAAK! #questival
Take a picture of your entire team pretending to shake hands with the Portlandia statue.
#miniportlandia #aaak #questival
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
And then we donated to the Western Farmers Association after she told us about how many farm workers can't pay went in Washington County. #aaak #questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
We gave farmers market flowers to the Western Farmworkers Association. #aaak #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Oregon's professional sports teams.
Look who Timber Joey's favorite Questival team is!! #aaak #questival
Go to a public place and eat a stock of cauliflower 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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#dirtylooks #aaak #questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Buying cauliflower for the cauliflower challenge! #saturdaymarket #aaak #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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First woman on the moon. #aaak! #questival
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
Portland Steet Car (N/S line); OHSU tram #aaak #questival
Ride the Portland Aerial Tram
#stuffy #aaak #questival
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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#shoelaceswap #AAAK! #gingersnaps #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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Hit me baby, one more time! Miss Brittany if you please @JKCorden @latelateshow #questival #cotopaxi #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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When the kids are away, mama's dance! #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this art instilation during daylight hours. Tell us what "Everything" means to you in the caption. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
"Everything" is everything is awesome #legomovie #aaak #questival
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
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I Believe I Can Fly -the R.Kelley masterpiece / Space Jam jam #aaak #questival
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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Donating some clothes at #goodwill #questival
Make a 15 second music video with lyrics about Mt. Hood
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...we love you cuz Mt Hood you're family! #aaak #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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Catching Gummi Bears on the hexagonal jungle gym #aaak #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Portland
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#weheartportland#milwaukie #AAAK! #questival
Filter water from a natural source and drink it. Water must be properly filtered and no a kitchen filter does not filter properly.
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Cheryl Strayed did it, so can we! #aaak #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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#augmentedreality #aaak #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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Look! Guy Fieri in Milwaukie OR! #money #akkk #sunglassesombackofhead #musclecar #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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#AAAK! #questival
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
#rollin #AAAK! #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
#itspancakes #shortstack Libbies Diner #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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#goldengirls #AAAK! #questival #toomanycooks
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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#86yearsyoung #somewhereovertherainbow #AAAK! #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Portland and leave it for someone else to find.
Leaving our list for a lucky coffee shop visitor #aaak #questival
Go to a cafe and order a local Portland roasted coffee. Be sure to include the cup logo and name of the roaster in your submission. Tell us where if you take sugar and cream in the caption.
The delicious Blue Kangaroo, roasted in SE. Kelly takes it with lots of cream and sugar! #aaak #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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We hugged Chris, from Woodburn! #aaak #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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Checking your car's fluids! #aaak! #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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Team AAAK #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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#wod #AAAK! #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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We're the Ponys. #aaak #questival
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
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Late night work, but technical issues, but we did it. #RubeGoldberg #kidstoys #questival #questival
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by any Oregon based artist.
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Classic Everclear at Duffy's!! Dark purple and black totem FTW! #aaak #momoke #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
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#peaches #strawberries #banana #spinach #mango #AAAK #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 plus exhaustion :) #aaak! #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
sunrise #soooooootired #questival #cotopaxi
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
#allduckeduponquack #quackattack #aaak! #questival
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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#eggonherface #AAAK! #questival
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
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#freegummybears #aaak! #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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Khaleesi in QFC #aaak #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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#itsgettinghotinherrre #AAAK! #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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#tastyface #AAAK! #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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#momfit #AAAK! #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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#goawayvampires #aaak #questival
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
#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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#Therightstuff aaak #questival
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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Stomach of nails #aaak #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
#claustrophobia #aaak! #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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We keep it sanitary. #aaak #questival
Partake of the unofficial State Pie of Oregon with no hands. *hint* it begins with Marion...
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We finished it. #aaak #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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#vegemite #secret food #aaak! #questival
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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So good! #aaak #questival
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
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...with spicy peanut sauce!! #aaak #questival
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut and a puffy cheeto.
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#mmmmcheesy #AAAK! #questival
Find and photograph these 6 state quarters together with your totem, Oregon, Washington, California, Idaho, Nevada and Utah.
#deepfind!! #aaak #questival
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
#kidsstilluptheylleatpancakes #aaak #questival
Find a Razor scooter, and shoot a 15 second demo video trying to get sponsored.
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Namaste, boys!!! #aaak #questival
Film yourself doing a skateboard trick that you invented.
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#wheelsonfire #AAAK! #questival
Go rollerskating/rollerblading and hold a limbo contest. How low can you go?
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#rollergirl #AAAK! #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)
#hammockcat #AAAK #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
So pink, but can't see it with the totem so adjusted the angle. But lovely!! #aaak #questival
Leave a 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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#readingisFUNdamental #AAAK #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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It's a tie for failure!! #aaak #questival
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
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Switch!! #aaak #questival
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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#madskills #AAAK! #questival
Recreate your favorite scene from the TV series Portlandia.
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No you go! #aaak #questival
Do your best gymnastics trick on a trampoline that you have permission to use. The rest of your team needs to hold up judging point cards.
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Summersault for the win!! #aaak #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.)
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#troopers!!! #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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#aaak it's a double tie!! #questival #overthetop
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 #AAAK! #questival
Take a picture with a current or former player from the Trail Blazers, Portland Timbers or a runner from The University of Oregon Track team. The actual person not a photo, statue or any other facsimile.
#jeanettedavis #uotrack #goducks #aaak Jeanette Davis 2003 class! #questival
Hug a pseudotsuga menziesii.
Doug fir!!! #aaak #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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Educate Girls!! #aaak #questival
Take a photo or video with the official State Flower of Oregon.
#oregongrape #AAAK! #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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We are so excited #aaak #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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#bowlineknot #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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#alpinebutterflyknot #questival
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
llama mamas! #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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#AAAK! #questival
Play a round of Kubb over at The Dyrt's tent with another team.
#AAAK! #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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#questival
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four, or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
#AAAK! #questival
Visit the High Brew Tent and get a can of High Brew for you and your teammates to keep you up the next 24 hours. Take a creative photo with your take.
#AAAK! #questival #
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
AAAK! with our noosa! #questival
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to an IRC rep at the next to the Cotopaxi Store. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee.
#questival
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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#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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Smith Rock State Park! a collapsed volcano (who knew?!) #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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#questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Lost Lake near Mt. Hood #Questival #questival