Barely There Bears

***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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COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Robert F Wagner Junior 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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Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
NaturalUrbanist.com #questival
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
We did not think it appropriate to ask for a picture. A young man asked for a metrocard, he said he was homeless. We gave him one. Just a quick PSA for those monthly pass users and per ride users- you can give away rides when you are unloading. Peeps are not allowed to ask but you can offer. #questival
Find and photograph a live or taxidermied specimen of the official State bird of New York.
Technically alive cuz its on a person!!! #questival
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
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Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
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Take a 15 second video and tell what the New York state motto means to you.
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Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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Such a positive experience!!! I think we just wish there was more focus on NYC nature next time. #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
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Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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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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Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
Barely There Bear's logo. #questival
Run your favorite football play with your team against another team. Two totems required. Complete away from check-in/checkpoints.
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Green 19 HIKE! #questival
Find and photograph "The Floaters" by Henry Taylor.
Found it! I was just saying how much I liked it. #questival
Upload a timelapse video of your team walking along The Highline
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Carve a llama into a pumpkin
#thoughtthatcounts #NoDrummelToolsAvailable #questival
Dress up in all orange and camouflage in with some pumpkins.
Where is Laura? #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
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Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
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#hitchcock #strangersonatrain #questivalstrangerluv #questival
Find and photograph one of the Life Underground pieces by Tom Otterness
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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.
I cannot highly recommend supporting their efforts more. I have seen first hand the effects of malaria. #questival
Perform a musical number from a Broadway production somewhere on Broadway as a team.
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Hamilton on a busy Broadway street. #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make up a song about the infamous "pizza rat" with your team and perform it on a subway platform. (Tap this challenge then tap “go” for more info) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPXUG8q4jKU
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Song written by Barely There Bears, performed by Jen #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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Chop some wood in your best lumberjack outfit. Photo. Totem Required.
Karate-chop! #questival
Take a break and quell your appetite with the official snack of the State of New York. Tell us what it is in your caption.
Barely There Bears enjoying the NY snack: yogurt. NY made yogurt to be exact. #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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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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Great sport to do a 50 meter race with our Barely There Bears pumpkin!! #questival
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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Pumpkin head making friends. This was not even a challenge. #questival
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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Ummmm this hurts when you aren't wearing a pumpkin. #questival
Film a video telling us what the official New York State motto is and how your team lives by it
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Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
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Find and photograph a statue featuring characters from Alice in Wonderland by artist Jose de Creeft
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In a space that allows, purchase and shot put a pumpkin (the size of a shot put shot) as far as you can and measure the distance. Clean up whatever mess you make.
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41 Jen feet. Pumpkin tossed! #questival
Upload a 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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Bareley There Bears barely making it. #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Recreate your favorite scene from a Halloween themed movie.
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#nightmarebeforechristmas #questival
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
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#bringingpumpkinback #sexypumpkin #pumpkinkitten #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
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#justfallthings #jackskellington #centralpark #questival
Order a pumpkin spice latte under the name "Bueller" when you pick it up tell them "Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile, you could miss it."
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#smellthepumpkinspice #questival
Order a slice of pizza from your favorite spot, and try to eat it in one bite
#MarinellaPizza #questival
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with a drawing of your favorite classic movie monster. Frankensteins Monster, Ghost, Witch, Dracula or Mummy.
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Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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@jkcorden @latelateshow #monstermash #laringitisisreal #questival #cotopaxi #questival
**** PRIZE CHALENGE**** Recreate a memorable Hallowen moment from your childhood, the more authentic the better.
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Do the Jack Skelington Mile. Run an entire mile with a jack-o-lantern on your head. Do it in a safe place and make sure you can breathe. Timelapse video required.
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This is Halloween 👻 🎃 #questival
Bake a cake, and put candles on it. Find a stranger not participating in Questival and sing "Happy (insert the day, i.e. Saturday) To You" to them. Make sure they blow out the candles.
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Celebrating Saturday downtown! #questival
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
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Did it! Look Liv run with that pumpkin! #questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Brooklyn Bridge Park, near Jane's Carousel, 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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Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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Hugs for everyone. Go Avon walk! #questival
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
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Have a teammate do 10 handstand pushups against the Chrysler building.
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Chrysler building staff requested that we not do handstands on the building but he did say push-ups off but near their property was okay :) #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Delish! Pumpkin, ginger, spinach, apple, banana, almond milk, dates, cinnamon, nutmeg. #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
Barely there bears barely fitting! #questival
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
So llama so good!! #pancakeseverydamnday #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
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Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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Sip a cup of coffee in NYC's signature "We Are Happy to Serve You" blue cup
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Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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Walkin' #questival
Visit Grand Central Terminal and identify and point out Taurus on the ceiling
Found it! #questival
Show us your best fade away as you throw some trash into a garbage can with Madison Square Garden in the background
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Nothing but net. #questival
Hug the empire state building, do a little research and tell us an interest fact about the iconic building in your caption.
They were not able to change light colors for years because the plans for the lights had been misplaced. (Source: SO’s Dad, life time NYer). #questival
Break the official fruit of the state of new york in half with your bare hands. Take a bite, it's tasty.
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Mmmm🍎 #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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Seagulls take Union Square. Say “It’s mine!” #questival
Stand in front of the Union Square Metronome with your team some time on the hour, and watch the numbers change. Tell us what all the numbers mean in your caption.
Watching the countdown till midnight (hour on the left) and I think seconds on the right. Not going to lie I had to look it up- I was told a looong time ago it represented something waaay different! #questival
Find and photograph "EARTH POTENTIAL" by Katja Novitskova
Lizard, Earth 2017 Biomimetics #earth potential #questival
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
50 things we're grateful for in NYC #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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Thanks @_simplysharnelle_ for trusting us and chatting with us ❤️ #questival
Visit the oldest fence in New York, which encompasses New York's first public park
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Find and photograph a shrine to the first American-born Catholic saint. Tell us something interesting about the building in your caption.
Hello to Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton #questival
Take a team photo in front of "Group of Four Trees", by Jean Dubuffet
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Take a photo next to The Fearless Girl by Kristen Visbal emulating her pose.
Kill them with kindness #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
Adorbs! #questival
Pick up 13 pieces of litter at Commodore Barry Park and take a picture of your haul before discarding it in the appropriate receptacle. #fridaythe13th
#fridaythe13th #cleanup #questival
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
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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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Really awesome solution. Malaria is a major problem, a daily fear. And the fix is so easy. Support them! #questival
Compete against another team and play some yard games in the festival area
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Participate in the warm-up/ team dance competition taking place at the pavilion at roughly 6:45
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Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
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Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
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Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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This is also my scare away bears song when Im nervous hiking in bear country. Replace the with no. I am a lyricist. #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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Badlands all the way! #supportyourparks #nyctodakotas #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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Watch Tracks!(http://m.imdb.com/title/tt2167266/) #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Ditch Plains, Montauk #questival