Virginia Valkyries

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.
Thank you! #questival
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons."
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We liked it! #vavalkyries #questival
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Souvenir!!! #vavalkyries #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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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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Under the... River... The timelapse makes it less impressive... #vavalkyries #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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#beastmode #vavalkyries #questival
Give a toast to a teamate and drink a glass of the Official Beverage of Virginia
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Milk, milk, we love the milk... #milk #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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The biceps have been defeared. But we made friends! #vavalkyries #questival #overthetop
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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Oh my. #vavalkyries #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Diner food #12! yum #vavalkyries #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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Olive you very much ❤️ #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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the clove hitch is my favorite knot. very useful to stay safe multipitch climbing! #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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@JKCorden @latelateshow Just around the river bend... #questival #cotopaxi #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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Trust a stranger 😳 #questival
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Virginia
state flag, it's a great one #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include "Richmond 2017".
#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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Helping a precious little girl onto the pedestal so that she can jump off!! #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Virginia and leave it for someone else to find.
Things we love about Virginia! 💜 #vavalkyries #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Richmond
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R VA, da best #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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Hugs!!! Hugs for too long. #vavakyries #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.
Yikes... So much trash #questival
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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We haven't done cartwheels since middle school... #vavalkyries #questival
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
I thought we would for sure find a huge spider in the woods but nary a one was to be found... except this cute little one. He liked our totem. #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 what now? Got it. #vavalkyries #questival
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both stamps visible.
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Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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Helping a little girl climb up for a better view of the pretty water ❤️ #questival
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-6pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at William Byrd Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 6:00pm exactly.
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Film a video of your team jogging across the Belle Isle Pedestrian Bridge
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Take a team photo on the T. Tyler Potterfield Memorial Bridge
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Fit your whole team on a paddleboard and paddle at least 10 feet out into a natural body of water.
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Whole team. Whole river. Whole paddle board. #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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Jump #questival
Swing into a pond, river or lake from a rope swing.
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Home on the James #questival #cotopaxi
Find and take a team photograph with this statue and tell us a little about it in your caption. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Mr. Ash Thank you for using you resources from your Tennis career to invest in kids of the community! #questival
Find the building in Richmond that is considered one of the ugliest buildings in the world and was inspired by a baked potatoe wrapped in aluminum foil, and take a dang picture in front of it. Tell us the name of the building in your caption.
Merkel building, who came up with that design... #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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keep your teammates safe by keeping a close eye out for heat stroke #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Science Fun #hahahaha#HAHA#teeheehee #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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Gravity? We don't need no stinkin' gravity! #vavalkyries #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)
Kevin has been living in Richmond for the past 13 years off and on. Guitar is a way for him to unwind and communicate to the world around him. Communication allows us all to connect. #questival
Go window shopping in Carytown and show us the weirdest thing you would buy if you had unlimited funds.
If I had a million dollars- Trish wants the rug. Gina wants the canoe. #questival
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
50 likes! Yeah! #questival
Partake of the state dessert of with no hands.
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Sweet frog yes but actual ice cream inside woooooo!!! #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Ok, but two awesome street murals together? Awesome sauce. #vavalkyries #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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Books are the best! #vavalkyries #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
travelers along the quest!! #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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Wall sits are hard. Time lapse makes our feat less impressive. Only one point? #vavalkyries #questival
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
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Valkyries eating a whittle soup with a whittle spoon #homemadewithsplinters#thatissomestickyspoon #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Lady Valkyries at the lady bug. #vavalkyries #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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Snake Bites - Do Not Pass Go, Do Not Collect $200 #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Art and stuff! #vavalkyries #rva #go! #questival #cotopaxi
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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We know its only four seconds- but we spend 15 minutes trying to get lavar to soar to the rainbows in the sky #ReadingRainbow#flyawayLavar,befree#aspiretobelikelavar #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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Put a bow on that and give it to a child at Christmas! #youwillknotbedisappointedbyus#wehavefinallyrunoutofopportunitesforknotpuns #questival
Visit the Egyptian Building, tell us what year it was built in your caption.
Built in 1845!!! It is considered by architectural scholars to be one of the finest surviving Egyptian Revival-style buildings in the nation. Who knew? #vavalkyries #rva #questival
While camping in the wilderness document/photograph at least 4 different types of wildlife, each unique/from separate animal families. (Don't forget the totem)
We went on a walk and saw a skunk!! We were afraid to get too close but it's the black dot in that first pic. We then spotted a buzzy bee, and a cricket hanging out with a millipede, and a dead... something... 😬 #questival
Take a 15 second video and tell what "Sic Semper Tyrannis" means to you.
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Take a team photo in front of the Virginia State Capitol
Look it's a Capitol! #vavalkyries #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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How's anybody doing this without timelapse? Also, Kristi's a beast. #vavalkyries #capitiol #rva #questival
Take a photo next to your favorite statue in Captiol Square. Tell us why it's significant in your caption
It's my favorite statue because of the massive size and the dramatization #questival
Find and photograph a Utah State Quarter.
What state again? Utah? Got it! #2000sKids #vavalkyries #questival
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Canoe Run Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
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Take a picture with a Canis lupis familiaris
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Dogs ❤️ #questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Corn 4 days!! #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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Donut off the totem! #questival
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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"It's getting hot in here, so take off all your packs, Cotopaxi packs, I will take them all off" XD #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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Totem there above head, just dark since fire was embers here! Loud crickets. "I was tucking my son into bed and he asked me to look under the bed to see if there was a monster, so in order to make him feel better I looked under the bed and saw him, another him, shivering, and he said, 'Mommy, there's somebody on my bed.'" #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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Kristi the Alpine extraordinaire #youwillknotseeusfail #questival
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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"Only you ca prevent forest fires." -Smoky the Bear #questival
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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You are... my fiiiiiiiire... #backstreetboys #90skids #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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We VaValkyries are true mountaineers #wewillknotgiveup #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 >
A canary melon from a local farm share! Made into a Nordic helm... Get it? Valkyries? XD #vavalkyries #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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Grease Valkyries checking the levels #safetyfirst #questival
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
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Girl's got skills. #questival
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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I want to ride my bicycle... i want to ride my bike! #vavalkayries #questival2017 #questival
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
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Nothing says wilderness like an MRE Pad Thai breakfast #mmmmmtasty #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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Using water from the water bottle and not the tap = only what we need = extra savings of water! #dontwastewater #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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We call this the broil method - all the warmth without the burn #VAValkyrieGourmet#buttheburntisthebestpart #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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VAValkyries newest gourmet outdoor creation - peach chocolate marshmallow s'more on Nilla wafers #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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Eau de Valkyrie - you may not be an outdoorsy girl, but you could smell like one, with Kristi's newest scent #questival
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
#llamashamshakes #mmmmmmm #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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Cotopaxi Cribs #crushedit #questival
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
Wrote a piece about questing and creativity on the blog of my art website this morning because getting extra sleep is for pansies ;) http://www.studiohannah.com/blog/creativity-and-quests #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Too cloudy to see much of a sunrise, but it was nice watching the field get lighter :) #sunrise #questival #cotopaxi
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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#money #guyfieri #holychickenbatman #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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Indian food! #reallyreallyhot 🌶🌶🌶 #vavalkyries #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
#rvasunset #questival
Take a video of a team member spinning The Grand Kugel
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Spin it girl!! #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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Nets and stuff... Better than malaria. #questival
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link and tell us something you learned about the IRC in your caption. Upload a screenshot of your donation.
I had no idea the IRC responded within 72 hours....that's incredible and I'm grateful for their efforts #questival
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
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Cornhooooooole! #questival
Do a coordinated stretching and warmup routine with another questival team in the festival area. Tell us the name of the team you met in the caption
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Stretching with Forever Young! #foreveryoung #virginiavalkyries #questival
Pick up your 18 L Luzon backpacks and take a team photo with everyone wearing their bag
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Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Checking in! Yeah! Hard to choose a backpack color - they're all so cool! #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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Buttes are butte-iful. #beautifulbuttes #utah #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Love living close to the lake! 💜 #questival