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Go to a busy part of Downtown Boston put on your headphones and karaoke your heart out to your favorite song, the whole song, BE LOUD. (aka "Headphone Karaoke")
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
Make a 15 second speech about llamas to strangers not competing in the questival on an escalator or in an elevator
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Very politely serenade a stranger not participating in questival while playing a guitar/ukulele.
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.
Take a photo or video with the official State Flower of Massachusetts.
Find and photograph these 6 state quarters together with your totem, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New York and New Hampshire.
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.
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.
Eat a real worm, not a gummy. #doubledareyou
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the 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.
Hold a formal hula hoop Contest with stranger not participating in the Questival.
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
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.
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
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Play a pop song on a kazoo/harmonica. Tag the song in your caption.
Whittle yourself a spoon and eat some soup with it.
Go to a restaurant and order a bowl of Boston's finest Clam Chowder. Tell us where you went in the caption.
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
Perform a blind taste test with a cornstarch packing peanut and a puffy cheeto.
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
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.
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
Go tandem longboarding while singing "Don't Go Breaking My Heart".
Checkpoint 2 - TIMEFRAME (5pm-7pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at Patrons (138 Brighton Ave., Allston, MA. 02134), complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 2 stamp. Plan accordingly the challenge takes some time to complete.
Get 100 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Get 50 likes on a different single post made during the questival and document (prove with screenshot).
Partake of the official State Dessert of Massachusetts with no hands.
Collect 50 pieces of trash along a hiking trail and recycle what you can. #dogood
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.
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Massachusetts state motto means to you.
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
Blindfold a teammate and then feed them an unusual and secret food item and see if they can guess what it is.
As a team sing the state song of Massachusetts. Sing it loud sing it proud. (*hint - it's the one written by Arthur J. Marsh)
Show us your team's interpretation of Boston Native Conan O'brien's String Dance. #teamcoco
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
Recreate a scene from your favorite movie that takes place in Boston
Boulder one problem outdoors.
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boston and leave it for someone else to find.
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)
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
Visit Lynn Woods Reservation and take a team photo with the Stone Tower
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Impress us with your connections/access to one of Massachusetts's professional sports teams.
Recreate a Debbie Downer SNL sketch from Boston Native Rachel Dratch.
Recreate your favorite music video from either Marky Mark or New Kids on the Block.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Make a 15 second team intro video as if you were the stars of an 80"s or 90's sitcom.
Walk like a flock of seagulls across a very public place. (Complete this challenge somewhere that is not a checkpoint/check-in)
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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)
Find the "one man band" at the Boston Common and dance as a team to the sweet music.
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)
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
Take a picture at the Boston Common Memorial Day tribute. Be respectful. So many beautiful flags. :)
Swap shoelaces with a member of a different team. Two totems required in the submission.
Join forces with another team and choreograph a 15 second fight scene (fake fight scene, think action movie). Two totems required.
Have a teammate do 50 consecutive unbroken pushups and submit a timelapse video of the feat (don't forget your totem).
Tandem cartwheel with a teammate for at least one full rotation. (need a lesson? tap this challenge then tap GO >)
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.
Give flowers to a stranger you see on the street.
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
Checkpoint 1 - TIMEFRAME (noon-2pm) - Find the Cotopaxi team at the Boston Commons, complete the challenge and post a team photo showing your checkpoint 1 stamp. Plan extra time, checkpoint closes at 2:00pm exactly.
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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.
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
Challenge a stranger not competing in the questival to a bubble gum blowing contest.
Create and complete your own creative Food Challenge (For example, existing food challenges are the Gallon Challenge, Saltine Cracker Challenge, etc.)
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
Go to a bowling alley and challenge a group of strangers to a 'bowl off' and go head to head with them. Losers buy drinks for the winner.
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
Convince a non-Questival participant to paint their face with the logo of your favorite sports franchise
Video of a team member slam dunking a basketball on a regulation 10' high hoop (if you're short get creative).
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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.
***PRIZE CHALLENGE*** Have two team members dress up as your parents, and recreate a pivotal memory from your childhood. Dig deep.
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
Play a round of Water War, what's that you ask, tap this challenge then tap GO >
Use kitchenware to perform a boyband song of your choosing, modern or classic. (for an example tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
As a team play hard boiled egg roulette. Make sure to clean up the mess, no littering.
Do a load of laundry. Hang dry instead of using a dryer (energy saver, what what!).
Create a 15 second Rube Goldberg machine.
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
While camping in the wilderness video a 15 second scary story around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
While camping in the wilderness recite a Cotopaxi rap around a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Share a campsite with another team. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
While camping share a meal with another team over a campfire. Two totems required in the submission. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
While camping in the wilderness draw a picture of a llama w/ charcoal from your campfire.
While camping in the wilderness dowse a campfire.
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.
While camping in the wilderness sing a pop song around your campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
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)
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 nightime hours.
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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 nightime hours.
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make a 15 second video explaining your logo.
While camping in the wilderness cook a meal over a campfire. Complete this challenge during nightime hours.
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Dance on the ceiling, I don't care how just figure it out Lionel Richie did it so you should too.
Start an impromptu YMCA song outside the YMCA.
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
Skype, Hangout, or FaceTime with a family member or significant other. Tell them you love them, and tell them about your day.
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 nightime hours.
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
Hold a door open for a stranger, sincerely compliment them as they come through the door.
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.)
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)
Take a photo of the Golden Grasshopper Weathervane. In your caption tell us how to pronounce the name of the building underneath it.
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in Boston. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
Take a video of a team member singing the intro of "Cheers" in front of a bar.
Give everyone on your team new nicknames and create name badges so you don't forget.
Find and photograph a Maine license plate. The real thing not a photo or any other facsimile.
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
Video a teammate throwing a doughnut hole as fast as they can at another teammate's face (Protect your eyes!).
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
Find an awesome stranger not participating in Questival who is down for a trust fall. Then... hold a trust fall.
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Boston
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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)
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds near Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Do a little research and tell us something about the location's history in your caption.
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Take part in the "Follow-the-Llama" Dance competition, get a photo/video of someone from your team participating. #goforthegold!
Visit the High Brew Tent and get a can of High Brew for you and your teammates to keep you up the next 24 hours. Take a creative photo with your take.
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.
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Play a round of Giant "Beer" Pong, Giant Connect Four, or Llama "Cornhole" at the Festival with another team.
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Take a screenshot of your donation to the IRC tent. They'll give you a piece of fabric to write a "Message of Hope" to a refugee.
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
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.
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.