The Seasoned Cubes

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
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Vermont
#questival
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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earrings are the most intriguing accessory by far! #questival
Find and photograph "Democracy" by W.F. Herrick. Tell us what it means to you in your caption.
Democracy requires collaboration and difference to work ! #questival
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (6pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at The Boardwalk at Waterfront park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Do or die!!! #questival
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Do good! #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.
I LOVE THESE CUBES #questival
Trade a piece of clothing with a stranger that is not participating in the Questival. FOR KEEPS!
they got the lei, we got a hair tie! good deal ;) #questival
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 boats! #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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Safety first adventure first #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 >
strangers are so kind!!! #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Angie loves picking up rocks, and she loves these girls. A little cube love ❤️ #questival
Film a 15 second review of your questival experience. Include pros and cons.
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spoken from the girl who just covered her face in icing, this is a pretty good review! #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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purifying water is scary business! #questival
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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Cut off time but we ran like heck! #questival
Find and photograph "Whale Tails" by Jim Sardonis
#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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grandpa is so happy to hear from angie! #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.
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Yay! #questival
Donate $10 to the IRC by visiting https://www.rescue.org/cotopaxi then upload a screenshot of your donation.
$$$ to charity! #questival
Review a campground that you camped in during Questival on The Dyrt (Tap this challenge then tap GO >), join The Dyrt, search for and review a campground, then screenshot your campground review.
Camping!!! #questival
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
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woweee! angie knows her knife skills #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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her coach has a new baby!!! #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)
"I'm not from here. My family is moved here one at a time over the years. My brother works at Middlebury." (Where we go!!!!! Such a fun connection meeting our professors sister at a dairy farm. #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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yoga at dusk 🤗 #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
#questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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Was a more traumatic experience than we expected #questival
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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We’re blue that questival is almost over!! #questival
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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bringing sexy back: grape edition #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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chubby bunny - grape edition! collectively, we fit 16 HUGE grapes in our mouths OY #questival
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
One of my friends has been having a really hard time with her classes lately, and she deserves to know that her hard work is seen and appreciated. Can't wait to watch my girl get her Phd! #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
One of our fellow team members helps lead this org! We will help out with their November food delivery :) #questival
Visit the World's Tallest Filing Cabinet, take a photo in front of it and make it your Linkedin profile picture. Upload a screenshot as proof. Don't forget your totem.
already getting millions of job offers from future employers!!! #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
we love leap frog 🐸 #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. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
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our resident irish dancer taught us her smooth moves! #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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this cute little girl completely BLEW ANGIE OUT OF THE WATER with her smooth moves. we gave her a rainbow temporary tattoo as payment ❤️💛💚💙💜 #questival
Find the local Wizard of OZ "Flying Monkeys" in Burlington and take a team picture as if they are chasing you.
Ahhh! Immm meltinggggg #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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those are some yummy noms!!! #questival
Go to a busy part of Church Street 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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TICK TOCK ONLY TWO AND A HALF HOURS LEFT OF QUESTIVAL #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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pumping iron all day every day! 💪🏼 #questival
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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Ben and Jerry’s is high 5 central #questival
Pick up 100 pieces of trash at a local park, recycle what you can and put the rest in the trash. Take a video clearly showing what you gathered.
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Cleaning our community dab #questival
Find and photograph a unique looking downtown bike rack designed by Kat Clear
Got that cauli in there too #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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Making her way downtown !! #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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RIP Khal Drogo #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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Thank you for this great work! #questival
Challenge another team to a 20 foot cartwheel race. Two totems required in submission.
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Dizzzzyyyy #questival
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
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poor angie got the raw deal!!! #questival
Donate blood while wearing dracula teeth.
Drac gives back #questival
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
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connecting with our inner poseidon #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
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Yummmy!!!! #12 is our favorite #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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this nippy outdoorswoman has some tips for you! #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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OMG KNOTS!!! #questival
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
We love vermont!! #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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Had to do it twice cause we forgot the totem oops! #questival
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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Couldn't even hold it for 15 seconds so no timelapse #welame #questival
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-1pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Oakledge Park, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 1:00pm exactly.
we just love each other so much ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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Don't let that snake take you down #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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poor angie knows what it's like to have heat stroke!!! that's something to prevent! #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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WOW are we lucky to have the real james corden show up for questival 2017!! #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
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the stranger won, but didn't want our temporary tattoos!!! WE ARE SHOCKED #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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this adorable lady got a decorative gourd from a thrift store for answering a spooky halloween question! #questival
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
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fair trade? floury old shoe laces for new bright blue laces ;) #questival
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Did good #questival
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
gave this lovely lady some beautiful flowers! #questival
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
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a tie!! a pretty terrible hula hoop, but we gave the stranger a temporary tattoo anyway! #questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Midd Farmers' Market and our new farmer friend! #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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Questival makes FRIENDS of us #wewereonabreak #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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we gave the boy and his little sister temporary tattoos for their win!! #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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Getting #learntup #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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how useful! great to use for carrying heavy weight! #questival
Give a toast to a teammate and then take a swig of the official state beverage of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
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!!!milk!!! is the state beverage of vermont #questival
Post a photo from Questival to your blog and put the url in the caption. (Screenshot).
https://pnelsen.wixsite.com/midd/questival #questival
Find and photograph a living specimen of either the state bird, state insect, or state butterfly of Vermont. Tell us what it is and where you found it in your caption.
we got a video of the vermont butterfly - the monarch - on middlebury college campus. look in the video editing section for proof!!! #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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soap made in vermont doesn't make it taste any better #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)
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just hangin' #questival
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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Told this lovely officer that he's a funny guy in sign language! #questival
Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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Took awhile to get this one #balance #questival
Do a little research about fire safety and upload a video sharing what you learned.
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RA abby & Outdoors Extraordinaire tricia have some notes on fire safety!! #questival
Find a man made structure composed of one of the official rocks of the state of vermont. Tell us which rock the structure is made of, and what the structure is in your caption.
This is marble, the structure is the most classic freshmen dorm Middlebury has to offer. #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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Yo yo yo yo what up mtv #questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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how knaughty! #questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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Cookies or poop? Nemesis is gonna find out. Super awkward encounter, I try not to interact often #questival
Give one of your team members a performance review in a real boardroom.
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oh no!!! too helpful!! #questival
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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just a normal elevator ride....NOW WITH LLAMAS #questival
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Fun fact: Maine the the only state in the US that is one syllable #questival
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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nose dive 50 feet!!! #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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time lapse VERY necessary #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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only thing better than a hammock saturday is a cake saturday! #questival
Hug the official state tree of Vermont. Tell us what it is in your caption.
We love sugar (maples)!!! #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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2 minutes!! At least for one of us #questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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Didn't realize the bathroom was a comedy club #questival
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
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Does this count as hazing? #questival
Eat the official state fruit of vermont prepared your favorite way. Tell us what it is in your caption.
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this vegan knows how to make her apple a day her own! #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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~~sensual~~ #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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somehow emily must have done this before... #questival
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
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Seasoned cubes are our favorite type of potato Middlebury College offers, but we're named after all the other kinds they offer! #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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When the smallest person has the largest room but she still chooses to chill in teeny places #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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what a modern day CLASSIC! #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
mmmm who doesn't love carrots in their smoothie?! #questival
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
mmmmm! what a way to start the morning ❤️ #questival
Eat a dish featuring the official state flavor of Vermont, tell us what you ate and where you got it in your caption.
MAPLE! we gave our pancake some facial features and a cute belly with some MAPLE syrup! #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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We are are all on the ground nauseous and dizzy from this. #worthit #questival
While camping in the wilderness make s'mores, (using a camp stove or another method other than an open fire), add an extra ingredient and share your recipe in the caption. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
we put reece's peanut butter cups in our s'mores! as a general life rule, the more peanut butter the better!! #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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WHAT?! chocolate inSIDE the marshmallow?! who'd a thunk it?! #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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cologne the scent of our contained fire? YES please #questival
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal with a camp stove or any other method that doesn't include an open fire. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
made some quesadillas last night! our camp was divided between olive-loving and olive-hating #FriendsOrFoes #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include Burlington 2017.
Tub of seasoned cubes. Mmmmmmm mmmm good #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Yayyy time to quest in the light!!! #questival #cotopaxi
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama
Llama llama #questival
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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Fire burning in a safe contained way! #questival
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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The story is about us #questival
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around your campsite. Complete this challenge during nighttime hours.
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We're wide awake! #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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Brush brush brush #questival
Cross the border with another state. Take a video at the border doing your best Michael Jackson dance moves. #beatit
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PYT and NY go together well. Eerie at night. #questival
Take a roadtrip to the Crown Point Bridge, and take a team photo with the bridge in the background.
Made it to NY in time for meteor shower! It’s really cold! #questival
Picture collage riding 2 separate forms of personal transit (i.e. bikes, scooters, etc.)
anyone remember the ripstick?? anyone remember when tricia last skated?? we're talking about ANCIENT HISTORY!!! #questival
Bowl a strike at a bowling alley... then moonwalk backwards and yell Questival.
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strike!!! the kindest bowling attendants were supporting us along the way 😍 #questival
Hit a bullseye on a real dartboard from regulation distance, it's 7 feet 9.25 inches FYI.
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aiming for the cottontail! #questival
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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The boys at Champlain Lanes ROCK!!! Give me some love people #questival
Visit the Lake Champlain Monster Monument and tell a scary story to your teammates.
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only thing scarier than champy is the nightmare of trump winning the election... #questival
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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That awkward moment when a stranger asks you if you're hazing your friend #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Vermont and leave it for someone else to find.
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true fact - bernie was on my plane!!! #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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the char on these fries is straight money!!!!!!! #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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Use this to get your next first date #questival
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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Barf town #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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mine mine mine!!! reminiscent of finding nemo, anyone? #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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rotate for a moon walk out of this world!! #questival
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
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Not very good bubbles #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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Wall sits and trick shotz 2:30!!!! #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Burlington.
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Ran into Bernie!!!! #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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Made a friend while we did a wall sit and had them do some #trickshotz #questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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#questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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the beez kneez #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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"I didn't even know I knew that word" but got the food right? #questival
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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eating some seasoned potatoes!!! #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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Getting to know each other while we hug #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival, while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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These strangers didn't even stop eating for an arm wrestling contest #questival #overthetop
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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HERE WE GOOooo #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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#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
Have a teammate record you in a challenge at the truth zone & upload the video. You could win sweet truth merch!
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winner winner bacon dinner #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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Learning a lot #questival
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.
mosquitos suck!!!! #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at The Champlain Valley Exposition having parked legally and lawfully or taken public transportation.
#questival
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone.
#questival
Play one of the yard games set up in the festival area against another team.
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spike ball never felts so smoooooth #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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angie likes hot harrison ford and hates nazis. #relatable #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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LETS GO TO UTAH #questival #questival
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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The Parent Trap -- more like the Seasoned Cube Trap #Junior15 #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Fall Sunset snowbowl hike! Climbed the lift for the most beautiful view #questival