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Give a teammate a handlebar ride on a bike, sing Bicycle Race by Queen together whilst doing so.
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True multitasking #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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It was hard #questival
COMPLETE BOTH COTOPAXI CHECKPOINT CHALLENGES - Submit team photo with both passport stamps visible.
Made it!! #questival
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.
Checkpoint 2 success!! #questival
Practice the ancient art of Origami whilst in nature. Show us what you origamized. Respect the craft, it has to be legit.
Paper boat!! #questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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Making nice with our rival competitor friend #questival
Order a slice of pizza from your favorite spot, and try to eat it in one bite
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One bite! Attempt #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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Literally 101 pieces of trash picked up at the park! Yuck! #questival
Do something nice for a tourist/visitor out enjoying the city, make their day special.
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Helping a tourist carry her stroller out of the subway #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.
Gonna throw all them trash out #questival
Eat 1 tablespoon of blue cheese, and immediately after swallowing sing "I'm Blue" by Eiffel 65.
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I'm blue! #questival
Video your best scare on a teammate.
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Watch your back! #questival
Dress up as an investigative team and make a chalk outline of one of your teammates.
"This time, the victim is a man!" - Detective A #questival
Watch a sunset. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
Sunset view, ahhh the life #questival
Purchase some Bratwurst from a reputable source and grill them up and eat them. #oktoberfest
yummmmmm #questival
Pie a teammate with a pumpkin pie. Slowmo video.
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Pumpkin pie!!!! #questival
Feed a meal from a street vendor to one of your teammates only using your knees.
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Nom nom nom #questival
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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She swallowed. Hardcore. #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 1 part pumpkin and 4 different fruits or vegetables.
Pumpkin, blackberry blueberry,strawberry and raspberry! #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
Let's do good! #questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
A lovely postcard representing all the beautiful memories <3 #questival
Get some soup from The Original Soupman, tell us what you ordered in your caption.
Shrimp and corn chowda! #questival
Perform a musical number from a Broadway production somewhere on Broadway as a team.
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Lion king style #questival
Go to Times Square 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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Lovely tunes #questival
Get 15 high fives in 15 seconds from 15 different people not participating in the questival.
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High fives for supporting the efforts to defeat breast cancer! #raceforthecure #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of New York
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In New York........! #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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#trustingacompletestranger #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.
Painting little ghosts on her cute cheeks! #questival
****PRIZE CHALLENGE**** Dress up like a vampire and walk through a public sunny place with an umbrella shading you from the sun.
As sunny as it gets on a cloudy day #allofthelights #questival
Donate blood while wearing dracula teeth.
#fangsforthedonation #questival
Find out where the iconic image of Marilyn Monroe standing over a subway grate was photographed, go there and recreate it. Tell us the intersection in your caption
A grate shot #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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#questival
Have a teammate do 10 handstand pushups against the Chrysler building.
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Witness feats of amazing strength #questival
Visit Grand Central Terminal and identify and point out Taurus on the ceiling
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#questival
Find and photograph a Toynbee Tile on the ground somewhere. Tell us what you think it means in your caption.
We think it means a forewarning for an alien invasion #questival
Bike a 6 mile loop in Central Park, track with fitness app or gps and upload screenshot
#nosweat #questival
Visit the Mid-Manhattan Library and take a photo with a book that's related to NYC (i.e. The Gangs of New York)
Wall Street, a NYC classic #questival
Order some food and record a review as if you are Anthony Bourdain.
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The origins of the humble cup of joe #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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#therealferris #questival
Hug the empire state building, do a little research and tell us an interest fact about the iconic building in your caption.
It stood as the world's tallest building for 40 years until it was topped by the World Trade Center #questival
Share a street hot dog or pretzel, Lady & the Tramp-style
#yum #questival
Perform another random act of kindness. Include a short text explanation in your comment. Do something meaningful and make it count!
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Helping an older lady carry a cart full of her belongings up the subway stairs #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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Lending a helping hand to a lady who was carrying a heavy stroller all the way up several subway stairs. Good thing we are here to the rescue! #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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New friends at every corner #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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#fadeawayfinesse #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.
#questival
Go to a public place and eat an onion 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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Guess not that many people care...guess people do weirder things on the subway #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 #backstreetboys #questival
Find and film "Masstransiscope" by Bill Brand.
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Subway art 💓 #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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Ukrainian food! The dish we tried was called Bigos. Yum! #questival
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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Technical difficulties getting the whole time lapse video, but we did it! #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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#moonwalk #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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Quiz time! #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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#workit! #questival
Go to a thrift store and create the most basic fall outfit you can.
Fall Basic bitch #questival
Donate a box of gently used clothing to a nonprofit serving those in need.
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Donating gently used items :) #questival
Smash a pie in one of your teammates face, pumpkin or otherwise. Slow motion video.
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#wouldyoulikewhippedcreamwiththat #questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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#munchkinbae #saltbae #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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Pow! #questival
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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25 feet! #questival
Jog across the Brooklyn bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
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Jogging across the Brooklyn bridge! Time lapse didn't work :( #questival
Collect a variety of different colored fall leaves, at least 6 different shades of colors. Give them to someone's mom.
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Moms are the best!!! #questival
Walk (or run) a mile in your teammate's shoes. (That's right, everyone switch shoes. Go.) Timelapse video.
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Switching shoes! Crossing the Brooklyn bridge! #questival
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.
#beentheredonethat! #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Our dreamy team #questival
Donate healthy nonperishable food to the homeless shelter or food bank of your choice. Minimum two items per teammate.
Donating feels good #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
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An Italian burger?!? #questival
Fit one of your teammates completely into a bag/luggage/storage container. #don'tletthemdie
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Ready for shipping #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 woke up last year and decided to do something about politics. I am running for City Council, District 1. Vote 11-7! #questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
#farmersmarket #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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We support race for the cure. They are the real stars. #breastcancerawareness #questival
Make a 15 second music video for the song Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr
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Beating ghosts to the floor since 1984 #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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#questival
Make a list of 50 things you are most grateful for.
#questival
Challenge a non-Questival participant to a jump rope competition in a public space that is not check-in or a checkpoint. Provide the jump ropes and offer a prize if they win. #goodsportsmanship
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#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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#secretingredient #mooncake #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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#questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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#questival
It's getting colder outside, put on as many sweaters as you can (5+) and body slam a teamate
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#questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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A fresh morning starts with fresh breath! #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about New York City and leave it for someone else to find.
#questival
Create (and eat) the weirdest bagel and cream cheese combination. We recommend using a rainbow bagel.
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Nom nom nom~ #questival
Make a list of your most proud moments and your most shameful moments of 2017. Make some goals for the last quarter.
Self reflection. Let's go! #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite scary movie with brief explanation why.
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#questival
Find and photograph "OY/YO" by Deborah Kass
Oy! #questival
Find and photograph a shrine to the first American-born Catholic saint. Tell us something interesting about the building in your caption.
Dates from 1793 and survived the great fire of 1835 #questival
Create a team logo or crest and draw it on your totem. Make sure to include NYC 2017.
YumCha lyfe! #questival
Take a photo next to The Fearless Girl by Kristen Visbal emulating her pose.
#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.
yoghurt???!! #questival
Visit the oldest fence in New York, which encompasses New York's first public park
#questival
Purchase the largest pumpkin you can find and do 'kettlebell' squats with it in your strong arms.
#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.
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First four numbers are the hours and minutes past midnight. The three pairs of numbers (going backwards) are the hours, minutes, seconds remaining until midnight. And the numbers in between are a blur of moving numbers. #questival
Carve a llama into a pumpkin
#questival
As a team make a video showing us a pumpkin carving techinique on a real pumpkin.
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#questival
Take a photo of your team looking down the “Portal Down to Old New York.”
Down the portal we go! #questival
Research your favorite conspiracy theory, make a tri fold presentation and film a 15 second video explaining why we should all be terrified. #thetruthisoutthere
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#questival
Take a team photo in front of "Group of Four Trees", by Jean Dubuffet
We were not in sync #questival
Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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Gone with the wind! #questival
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly as if you were the villain from a scary movie. Think Michael Myers or Jason.
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#questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie an alpine butterfly knot.
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#questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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#sostrong #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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#questival
Upload a timelapse video of a teammate running up 10 flights of stairs as fast as they can. Tell us your time in your caption.
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55 seconds! #questival
Eat an entire can (15 oz minimum) of canned pumpkin baking filling as fast as you can. Post your time in the video description.
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18 seconds!!! Yes he can! #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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Breaking an apple with his bare hands! #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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#questival
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
Llama pancake anyone? #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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Garlic is life! #questival
Give a toast to a teammate and drink the official beverage of the State of New York. Tell us what it is in your caption.
4am toast! With MILK! #questival
Put on your favorite costume from your childhood and take pictues with 5 strangers with their permission. Post a collage.
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Hello, strangers! #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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#keeppushing #questival
Take a 15 second video and tell what the New York state motto means to you.
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#makingprogress #questival
As a team do 10 centipede push-ups in 15 seconds on (SELECT BUSY PEDESTRIAN AREA)
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#questival
Visit the smallest piece of private property in NYC. Take a photo of your team standing around it holding hands.
Yay! #questival
Find and photograph one of the Life Underground pieces by Tom Otterness
#lifeunderground #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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#questival
Tie a bowline knot in a 15 second video.
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#questival
Show us your best layup in the KAWS designed basketball courts in Sara D. Roosevelt Park
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#questival
Find and photograph a New Mexico State Quarter.
New Mexico!! #questival
Order some dumplings in Flushing or Chinatown in Manhattan and feed them to a teammate using chopsticks with your non-dominate hand
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#questival
Find the best $1 pizza slice and take a video of someone on your team explaining why they think it's the best
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#questival
Jog across the Williamsburg bridge as a team. Upload a timelapse video to illustrate you've done it.
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#doneit! #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite Halloween song. Tag James Corden @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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This is Halloween, this is Halloween! @jkcorden @latelateshow #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Throw a pile of leaves in the air and capture it in a slow motion video #justfallthings
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#questival
Ride a broomstick through a public place. (Be a respectful witch or warlock.)
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#questival
Rake up a big pile of leaves and jump in it in a slow motion video.
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#questival
Get in full ski or snowboard gear and lay out as if you were tanning.
Tan it up! #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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Running a sweet play #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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Plank time #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the pavilion)
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Kickoff challenge done! Leggo! #questival
Find an IRC rep and ask them to tell you a fact about the IRC's mission to help refugees. Upload a video of something you learned, and expressing support for refugees. (IRC reps wearing yellow buttons)
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Fun fact! #questival
Donate to the IRC by clicking on this link. Upload a screenshot of your donation.
Do good. #questival
Have a member of the truth team snap your picture in front of the #FinishtIt mural in the truth zone
Mural! #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
More than 13! #questival
Compete against another team and play some yard games in the festival area
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Yard game! #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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Malaria facts #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Arrived safely and ready! Leggo #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Scenic local running trail by Mill Ponds. Brings back those high school memories. #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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This is what kickstarted my motivation to complete the John Muir Trail. Finished it in Aug 2017! #questival