Black Questellence

Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Overcast, but always spring here #questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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Nemesis. #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.
Each of us has a strong passion for the sciences; It was a treasure to find this monument right around the corner #questival
Take team photos at The White House, Capitol, Jefferson Monument and Washington Monument. Post a collage.
All four landmarks baby!!! team patriot #questival
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Gateway Park West Side, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. The Questival app closes at 7:00pm plan time for the challenge.
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Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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Thanks for the hug! #questival
Take a team photo on Albert Einstein's lap.
Chilling in the lap of a great scientific mind #photoswithalbert #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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Just three random folks in the dmv & their adventures #questival #toomanycooks
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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This cool guy accepted Meow Bunni's challenge and soon outpaced her #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
i scrapbook so these pictures will make a great souvenir. #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)
Urban hammocking with imagination let's you relax anywhere #questival
Take a 15 second video outside of your favorite Smithsonian Museum and tell why it's your favorite.
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#NMAAHC #questival
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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Ciao Bella! #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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Cauliflower is good for your health and a great snack for an overcast day #questival
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on the National Mall during daylight hours.
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these are harder than they look #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)
This lovely lady likes to educate and prank visitors and colleagues. #questival
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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Ketchup & mustairam #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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Yum #questival
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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Parkour!! #questival
Prepare and eat an MRE/Mountain House meal #CampEats.
freeze-dried ready to eat ice cream sandwich! #questival
Give a stranger not participating in the questivala compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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#GoodDayMate #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** 15 second video. Reenact a scene from National Treasure or Night at the Museum, the more accurate the better.
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We're going to steal the Declaration of Independence. #questival
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Used our DC love list to create an origami star box in Meridian Park #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about D.C./Arlington and leave it for someone else to find.
DC is full of magic & #blackexcellence, so this list is just a start. Left in Meredian Park for other adventurers #questival
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
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We stopped this nice guy vibing to his music (#notcreeperstho). thankfully he was down for a little faceswap #questival
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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Shoelace swap! #questival
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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Bet you can't do it like us. #questival
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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At checkpoint #1 on Saturday, invite another team to dance the official state folk dance of Maryland. (Two totems required)
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We tried. #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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Young Link beasting out those pushups! #questival
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at (Meridian Hill Park), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan time to complete the challenge, the checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
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Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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No trunk can contain or spirit! #BlackQuestellence #questival
Perform a random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
At the diner, we let a lovely older women go ahead of us in line. We were all having trouble navigating the menu 😁 #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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That doughnut hole hurt! #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Missed breakfast and had to skip ahead to the dinner part, netting us some yum mashed potatoes. Thanks Kountry Grille! #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second commercial for the city of Arlington.
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Arlington. It has a metro stop. #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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Sharing is caring. #questival
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
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We challenged a spectator from the tennis match to try out our weighted hula hoop. She was like a pro! #questival
Create a fictional sports team for Virginia and film a 15 second promo video for this new sports team.
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Tennis comes to Virginia. #questival
Make large signs and cheer on a random park sporting event, make sure they know you're a fan and make them feel like an allstar.
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Game, set, match. #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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symptoms of heat stroke #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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He started a min before recording began and still lasted the longest! #questival
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Hand wash and hand dry for the win. #SaveWater #SaveEnergy #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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"Bag Lady" playing in the background. This teaches how to pack for urban packing. #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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How DO you treat a venomous snakebite? Call for medical assistance immediately & keep the wound area still #questival
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Maryland state motto means to you.
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Be humble. #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
We want that...CAKE, CAKE, CAKE. #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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Burn slow. #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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Expert masseuses at work. #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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Young Link, Meow Bunni, Ms. Passion #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Pineapple, Peaches, Mango Strawberry and spinach makes for one yummy breakfast smoothie! πŸ‘πŸπŸ“πŸŒ± #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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"Its tearing up my heart..." 🎢🎡 #nsync #kitchencool #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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Crown & Diamond logo! #questival
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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Boom. #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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Teamwork makes the dream work. #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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#howto tie a bowline knot. #questivaldc #knotthot #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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Got a loop that needs to be fixed on another loop or rope? Try a prusik knot #questivaldc #howto #knotthot #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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Tying an alpine butterfly knot is like dancing with a lady... If you get a little frisky #questivaldc #howto #KnotThot #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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Black Questelance sings tribute to fine forms #carkaraoke @JKCorden @latelateshow #questival #cotopaxi #questival
As a team sing the state song of Virginia. "Carry Me Back to Old Virginia". Sing it loud sing it proud.
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WTF is a darkie?? This is some racist sugar honey ice tea..... #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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Thank you to our waiter for putting your trust in us! #questival
Visit your favorite Karaoke bar/restaurant spot and sing a song by any D.C., VA or MD local artist.
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Look ma, no hands. #Wale #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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Vino Challenge!!! How many grapes can you stuff in your mouth? #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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Right next to a very busy street... #questival
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
http://amplifiedmusic.tumblr.com/post/160859012748/not-music-related-but-im-trying-some-new-food #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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#Moneyyyyy #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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Can she guess the Mexican dish? #Mmmm #Delicoso #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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first time eating Queso Fundido! #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Why did the mushroom go to the party? #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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#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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Who doesn't mediate with a dead body nearby in the park? #questival
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
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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#ThunderThighs4TheWin #questival
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link, then submit a screenshot of your donation to complete the challenge
Each one reach one! ❀ #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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#questival
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Strangers that beer ping together are actually friends. #questival
Find and photograph the three chalk llamas hidden on the sky bridge at Gateway Park. Post a collage.
Llama Llama Llama #questival
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
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Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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#questival
Take a team photo with the Washington monument in the background from the sky bridge at Gateway Park.
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Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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#questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
We made it!! #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
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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If you know me, you know I love birds and swimming. So naturally Dry Tortuga national park is on my #bucketlist. #questival
Start a public dance party and using the Michael Jackson's "Beat It". Get at least 5 strangers involved.
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#questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
The National Arboretum. #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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#questival