Simply the Quest

Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
#questival
Eat a dish made entirely out of condiments.
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#yum #simplythequest #questival
Have a teammate hold their breath while completely submerged underwater for as long as they can. Submit timelapse footage and record the total time in the description. (don't forget your totem)
16 seconds!! #questival
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
HUNDO-P 100% BEST OF THE QUEST #questival
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge. For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.
Maple water challenge chugging laying down! iPhone screen shot #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
Angela just signed up to work with SBP, disaster recovery nonprofit working to rebuild homes in San Marcos fr #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.
Sorted according to disposal method #questival
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Swap! #questival
See how long you can hold a consistent singing note and document the entire thing. Make sure it's loud and that you are in a VERY public place.
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#highnote #simplythequest #questival
As a team do your best batman impression at Congress Avenue Bridge, it may not be bat season so we'll become the bats.
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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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Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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#dogood #simplythequest #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the the City of Austin.
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#loveaustin #simplythequest #questival #visitaustin
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Texas state motto means to you.
Tejas means friendship! iPhone screen shot #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this statue. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Stevie! #questival
Respectfully introduce us to your favorite spot in Zilker Park. Do it like a real traveling show (i.e. Rick Steves/Anthony Bourdain/etc.)
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#highnote #simplythequest #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunset Saturday is at 5:27pm)
Taking a break, a little High Brew before we're back at it. #ZilkerPark #questival
Go to a busy part of 6th Street/University of Texas/Zilker Park, 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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#simplythequest #questival
Take a video of a team member drinking High Brew in motion via paddle, surf, swim, hike, bike, etc.
Cartwheel high brew! Video screen shot #questival #forthosewhodo
Find an awesome stranger who you think would be down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
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#trust #simplythequest #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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#simplythequest #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Texas and leave it for someone else to find.
#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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#guesswhat #simplythequest #questival
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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#yum #simplythequest #questival
Cotopaxi Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Come to the Moonlight Tower (Zilker Park) and join us for a quick brain-teaser.
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Take a team selfie with your favorite box of cereal with one of the 17 remaining 'Moonlight Towers'. They are an official Texas state landmark, btw.
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Arm wrestle a stranger, while armwrestling another stranger lefty. That's right; double armwrestling.
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#doubledoubletoilandtrouble #simplythequest #questival #overthetop
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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#cartwheelparty #simplythequest #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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#hugs #simplythequest #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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#punchlines #mothtoaflame #lol #simplythequest #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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#onesmallstep #moonbabies #simplythequest #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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#shoesforthought #hikingskills #simplythequest #questival
Do a hike of at least 1 mile of your choosing, tell us where you went and why you went there. Make an experience.
#cliffsofinsanity #greenbelthiking #endgamewaterfall #questival
Hike around the Barton Creek Greenbelt and capture a team selfie during your favorite part of the experience.
#barefoothiking #simplythequest #questival
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
#sculpturefalls #simplythequest #questival #cotopaxi
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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#sculpturefalls #simplythequest #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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#iwantitthatway #simplythequest #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
#questival
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire.
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#pocketfullofsunshine #simplythequest #questival
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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#aussie #simplythequest #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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#nicknames #dinosaurthemed #simplythequest #questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
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#newfriends #simplythequest #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
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#yum #cauliflower #simplythequest #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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#beastmode #simplythequest #questival
As a team sing the state song of Texas. Sing it loud sing it proud.
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#transplants #onenative #simplythequest #questival
Sing the Texas state song in front of the Texas State Capital building. #thestarsatnight
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#simplythequest #texas #questival
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
#givingdirections #simplythequest #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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#quizandreward #simplythequest #questival
Walk like a flock of chickens across a very public place. Get clucking!
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#catchthereference #simplythequest #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.
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#macarenababy #teamdancing #simplythequest #questival
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator.
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#llamascholar #llamastersdegree #simplythequest #questival
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on or near UT campus.
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#wetired #possiblebrokenfingers #simplythequest #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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#thatsso90s #simplythequest #questival #toomanycooks
Find and take a team photograph with this mural. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
#questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
IN-CONE-CEPTION. @lofiatx #SimplyTheQuest #questival
Create your most "Texas" outfit at a thrift store and try it on. #poppintags
Sorry Brett!! #poppintags #questival
Take a picture with your favorite addition in Sparky Park.
#favorite #grottowall #simplythequest #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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#6friends #1AustinTX #simplythequest #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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#beastmode #simplythequest #questival
Mail a sweet potato to a friend using the US Postal Service. Yes a potato and no box is needed.
Everyone needs a little more vitamin A in their lives #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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found someone who is running a marathon tomorrow! keeping him hydrated with maple water #drinkmaple #simplythequest #questival
Come by The Shade Project SPF station at Tru-Skin Dermatology (3500 Jefferson St, Ste 200, 78731) between 10AM and NOON and get your shade on! Teams will lather each other up and learn how to stay sun safe… the 1st 200 visitors get a special gift!
#sunsafe #simplythequest #questival #theshadeproject
Do a humans of New York style post about someone you meet during the 24 hours of Questival.
"So I was on the radio saying 'I heard black don't crack, we don't sunburn, so I don't have to wear sunscreen right?' and all my friends are sitting there like 'Are you for real, man?'" #questival
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
50 pieces of trash along River Place trail #questival
While acting like a civilized adult and friend-of-the-animals (don't be a buffoon), take a photo with a peacock or peahen at Mayfield Park.
I wanna see your peacock cock cock cock peacock #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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#themoreyouknow #simplythequest #questival
Sing a Travis Tritt song as a team at Lake Travis, in Travis County. #sotexas #sotravis
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#sotexas #sotravis #simplythequest #questival
Take the stairs to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell take a team photo.
SOME of us are car sick but we're #doingit #questival #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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#thanksDennis #simplythequest #questival
Eat two crickets #doubledareyou.
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#doubledareaccepted #simplythequest #questival
Eat a beetle #doubledareyou.
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#doubledareaccepted #simplythequest #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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#nowater #simplythequest #questival
Do a 1 mile hike around River Place Nature Trail, screenshot your route as verification.
#questival
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
#questival
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
#over50likes #simplythequest #questival
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores over a campfire add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption.
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#whiskeyisoursecret #simplythequest #questival
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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#7in7 #simplythequest #laketravis #questival
While camping in the wilderness make a homemade "ghillie suit" and attempt to sneak close to an animal in nature….OR a teammate and scare the stuffing out of them.
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#scarezone #simplythequest #questival
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
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#doubledareaccepted #simplythequest #whiskeychaser #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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#campstylecribs #simplythequest #questival
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
Llama!! #questival
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission.
#questival #cotopaxi
Enjoy a High Brew while watching the sunrise. Capture your experience.
Do it for the QUEST! #questival #forthosewhoquest #questival #forthosewhodo
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission.
#questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment. (Sunrise Saturday is at 6:58 am)
#questival #cotopaxi
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire.
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Killing them dames #questival
While camping in the wilderness make a commercial for a cologne/perfume based on the scent of campfire. Channel your inner Chanel™.
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#smellthat? #questival
While camping in the wilderness come up with a SUPER clever way of roasting one of your marshmallows for your s'more.
S'mores over the camp chimenea #burnban #questival
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire.
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Didn't catch this fish #questival
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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Pouring one out #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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#questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 8th thing on the menu.
Late night dinner #8 Cobb salad! Kerby for the win #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth.
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#simplythequest #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at Old Settlers Park having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transport.
we have arrived! #simplythequest #drinkmaple #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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#money #kerbeylane #simplythequest #questival
Take a team photo with the Cotopaxi trailer as the background.
#questival #cotopaxi
Hold a staring contest with stranger while casually eating a piece of fruit..... don't break eye contact 15 second minimum.
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#dothecreep #simplythequest #questival
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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#dabadeedabadie #blue #simplythequest #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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#themoreyouknow #heatstrokewarningsigns #simplythequest #questival
Eat something from one of the check-in party food vendors and take a quick pic.
#simplythequest #gordoughs #questival #questival
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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#questival
Hurtle a full-size garbage can like an olympic track star. After you're finished, empty your pockets of any trash.
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#questival
Find a stranger who has the same birthday as you and provide proof.
October 21st birthdays!!! #questival
Kammok Cornhole: 3 in the hole (4 tries) gets you a Kammok x Yeti tumbler... BUT everyone else gets Kammok decals/stickers.
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Cornhole losers!! #questival
Visit NothingButNets.net learn a fact about malarya then Visit the Nothing But Nets booth and make a 15 second video sharing your new found knowledge.
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#questival
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives.
#questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30ish. It will be announced from the stage.
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#magirlandallamagrunt #questival