Garden Gnomes

Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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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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Yay! #questival
Go to a local thrift store and find a unique item. Take said item to a crowded area away from checkpoints/check-in, ask a quiz question and then deliver the item to a stranger for a correct response. Record their reaction.
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Checking? #questival
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with all passport stamps visible.
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Evening - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - ... Find us at Halifax Mall. The challenge takes some time to complete, plan accordingly.
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Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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Create a piece of chalk art (see link example, do something original) on a public walkway somewhere in The Triangle, (but not at one of our checkpoints)
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Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
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As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds in a busy place on either UNC, NC State or Duke campus.
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Ski or snowboard down a grassy or sandy hill. Turn and burn.
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Turn and burn! #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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#50! #questival
Find this place, and go there with your team. Tell us where it is in the caption. (tap this challenge then tap GO to see what we mean)
North Carolina Museum of Art (at main sign. Picture is of amphitheater and one of the exhibit buildings) #questival
Go to Duke University Chapel
#dukechapel #questival
Show us your team's best touchdown celebration with either Wallace Wade Stadium, Kenan Memorial Stadium or Carter–Finley Stadium in the background, (during daylight hours).
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#wallacewasestadium #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. (store bought cake does not count)
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Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation hoop (if you're short get creative).
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#questival
Take a load off and do some urban hammocking in a creative place. Be respectful of your anchor points when choosing a location.
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Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of public transit.
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Get at least 15 high fives in 15 seconds from people not participating in the Questival.
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#highfive #questival
Find a busy public place and recite some lyrics from Neil Diamond as thoughtfully as possible.
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#sweetcaroline #questival
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
#parkour #questival #forthosewhodo
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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camping meals #questival
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
#parkour #questival
Film a video of a teammember eating a can of food as fast as they can with "The Can Opener" bridge in the background, (during daylight hours).
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can opener bridge! #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
Take a photo near the globe at the North Carolina Musuem of Natural Sciences. Tell us a little-known scientific fact in your caption.
Certain NC tick bites can cause meat allergies! #questival
Take a team photo in front of one of the statues at the North Carolina Capital. Tell us why the statue is important in your caption.
These three US presidents helped to shape our country's history! #questival
Afternoon - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find us at Moore Square in raleigh. Plan accordingly, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
#passportstamps #questival
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your elbows.
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Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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Car Karaoke Challenge. #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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Car Karaoke Challenge. #questival
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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#switchshoes #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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Car Karaoke Challenge. #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Hug the official State Tree of North Carolina. Tell us what it is in the caption.
#treehugger #questival
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
#personaltransit #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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#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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Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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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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#raceison #questival
Fit entire team in a phone booth, a real enclosed booth like the kind superman would use or tardis.
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Hike Sal's Branch Trail (2.6 miles), upload a photo collage including a trail sign and a photo of the lake. (tap this challenge, then tap GO for more info)
#boom #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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#howtohike #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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#rawcauliflower #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 >
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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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#goteam! #plank #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don’tletthemdie
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#mailafriend #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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#justdance #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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Secret ginger #questival
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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Homemade grape juice #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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#questival
Create a 10 second Rube Goldberg machine.
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#treatsforgoodpuppies #questival
Take a photo with either the North Carolina State Flower, or North Carolina State Wildflower. Must be a real-life living specimen. Tell us what you chose in the caption.
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Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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#waterwar #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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#tearingupmyheart #nsync #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
#cakeface #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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#howsweetloveis #questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis. (store bought cookies do not count)
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#thedogatemybacon #questival
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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#imblue #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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Don't hit #questival
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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#trynottovomit #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
#healthy #realbreakfastofchampions #questival
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
#llamapancakes #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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#hoooowl!! #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at about 7:10 am)
#itsagooddaytodogood #questival #cotopaxi
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
left to convince people to love the triangle #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about The Triangle and leave it for someone else to find.
left to convince people to love the triangle #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
ready to help with the Food Bank of Central And Eastern NC #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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The Stick of Butter Challenge. #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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the dragon egg in Harris Teeter? #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for The Triangle.
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3 corners. 3 aides. lots of uses. #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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i have Heat stroke? #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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llama nail art. notice the wotds and pic #questival
Get llama nail art.
llama nail art. notice the wotds and pic #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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#questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 7th thing on the menu.
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Mmm... roadside diner for the win! #questival
Go to a public place where music is playing and challenge a stranger 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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#danceoff! #questival
Recreate "The Shot" from Duke Basketball history.
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Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
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#tradingforkeeps #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.)
#QUESTIVAL #questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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#benice #questival
Give a stranger not participating in the questival a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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After one of your teamates accomplshes a particularly difficult challenge, grab something to drink and honor them with the official toast of North Carolina. Tell us in the caption what your teamate did to deserve said toast.
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Cheers to Michelle who sang Brittany Spears loudly in public!! #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
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#notsostrong #questival #overthetop
Lay face down motionless in a public area for 60 seconds or until a stranger comes to check on you. Timelapse. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in also don't forget your totem)
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#questival
Find a little free library/tiny library. Borrow a book and leave a book video explaining your selection. #readingisFUNdamental
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Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall. Find someone who is not participating in the Questival.
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#totrustornottotrust #questival
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
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#questival
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet.
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Go to a busy pedestrian area, 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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#drivemecrazy #questival
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking! (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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#questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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#itsgoodforyourhairright? #questival
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette.
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#itsgoodforyourhairright? #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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#getlow #questival
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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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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#couldntcareless #llamas rock #questival
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 #toomanycooks
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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nicknames!!! #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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brush your teeth ch ch ch ch #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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#garlicitswhatsfordinner #questival
Find out what the North Carolina State Motto is, than film a video illustrating how your team lives up to it
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esse quam videri #questival
Create a 15 second video telling what your favorite State park is and why.
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big bone lick state park #dogs #questival
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly.
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sharpening knives #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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best joke ever #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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Alpine butterfly! #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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bowline knot! #questival
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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Yummm! #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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fundacion escuela nueva #dogood #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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lovely outdoor space #questival
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
#questival
Take a team photo with the Mt. Cotopaxi backdrop located on the back side of the store tents.
#gogardengnomes #gathertothegarden #questival #cotopaxi
Play Giant "Beer" Pong at the Festival with another team
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Beer pong #questival
Play Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team
We win! #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset friday is at about 7:30 pm)
#questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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Caught the cucumber #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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#questival
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
food! #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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Big love! #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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Go garden gnomes! #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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#questival
Grab a High Brew at check-in and save it for a challenge that will come later.
donate! #questival #forthosewhodo
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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Save lives #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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Dance #questival
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
#questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
here. #questival
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
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Go kids go! #questival
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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Team song/cheer! #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
One of my favorite local spots. Where "Nature" Calls... #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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Best adventure movie is... #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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The Grand Canyon is Punny #questival