Squad of Unicorns

Fly a paper airplane more than 50 feet
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Close! #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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Peaceful boat - talented lady! #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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Go ANA GO! #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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Oh boy, 45s #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
Proud to be volunteering at BARCC with sexual assault survivors! #questival
Do your best parkour moves at a local park. Loudly state the word "Parkour" while performing these daring moves.
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#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.
Back home in Boston Common #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.
Carrying your trash with you makes you cognizant of your impact on the earth. Be good stewards! #questival
Take a picture with a Boston Terrior, the official canine of this great state.
Dooogggyyy! #questival
Hug a stranger that is not participating in the Questival for 15 seconds.
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Met a lovely girl from Kansas! #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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Woooo trust! #questival
Arm wrestle a stranger not participating in questival while armwrestling another stranger lefty, that's right double armwrestling.
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#questival #overthetop
Give a stranger a compliment in your best foreign accent, make them feel bueno.
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Cool shirt #questival
As a team hold a "wall sit" as long as you can.
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Ana is a wimp after doughnuts, Simone still got it #questival
Recreate your favorite music video from either Marky Mark or New Kids on the Block.
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Totems and all #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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Backstreet love #questival
Bake cookies, share them with your nemesis.
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Squirrels hate me and I'm not particularly a big fan of them either #questival
Make your own grape juice by grape stomping, and then drink it. #sweetberrywine
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#questival
Share a doughnut with your team... without using your hands.
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#questival
Find or make a souvenir that will remind you of the past 24 hours.
Printing out all of our photos! #questival
Take a team picture with the biggest Memorial Day flag you can find. ***Hint - there is a giant vertical hanging flag somewhere in Boston.
It's hiding but there's the biggest American flag I've ever seen!! #questival
Document the largest spider you can find. Not from a store or cage/terrarium.
#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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#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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#questival
Food toss trick shot, get fancy tossing food into a teammate's mouth
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Going straight for the dunk! Low on finesse but high on power! #questival
Buy some produce from a local outdoor farmer’s market.
Bought some πŸ‡ for stompin! #questival
Visit Edgar Allan Poe Square and recite your favorite line from his catalogue.
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All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream! #questival
Visit β€œShaw Memorial” by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1897
#questival
Take a photo of the Golden Grasshopper Weathervane. In your caption tell us how to pronounce the name of the building underneath it.
'Tis blurry because 'tis far away but 'tis complete. Pronounced fan-YULE #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this art instilation during daylight hours. Do not climb on the art! (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
DONE! #questival
Find and take a team photograph with this mural during daylight hours. (tap this challenge then tap GO >)
Done! #questival
Take a photo in front of the skinniest house in Boston. Keep your distance and be respectful of the residents as the house is privately owned and occupied.
I've walked by so many times and never seen the skinny house! #questival
Check out the oldest US Navy ship that is still afloat. Tell us how old it is in your caption.
The ship is 220 years old! #questival
Jump into a natural (not a pool) body of water with your clothes on. Bring a towel!
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Simone jumps in to a pond! #questival
Eat an entire mouthful of French's yellow mustard. Fill your mouth to the brim.
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Our first realization that live doesn't work like videos happened hours after! Simone doesn't enjoy mustard anymore.. #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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Right on the money!! #questival
Take a picture at the Boston Common Memorial Day tribute. Be respectful. So many beautiful flags. :)
Happy and Solemn Memorial Day weekend! #questival
Make then eat a dish entirely out of condiments
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I tried. It was not good. #questival
Eat at a roadside diner, order the 12th thing on the menu.
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12th thing!! #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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Camarones al carbon = shrimp cooked over charcoal. It was the only foreign thing to me among a menu of quesadillas and tacos! It's got a kick to it! πŸ‘ŠπŸ½ #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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We are the Squad of Unicorns! Welcome to our show!! #questival #toomanycooks
Boulder one problem outdoors.
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Bouldering by the Cascade Melrose (safely of course) #questival
Cool off in a natural waterfall (in = completely under getting wet).
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Simone gets under a waterfall!! https://instagram.com/p/BUm2O_WhwhhncibcOyee2FHhyc9ttso3z8I3jQ0/ #questival #cotopaxi
Film a video illustrating how to sharpen a pocket knife correctly
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Prepping for the hunger games - I am learning how to do so many outdoorsy things! #questival
Car karaoke as a team to your favorite song. Tag James Cordon @JKCorden & @latelateshow
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@jkcorden @latelateshow #questival #cotopaxi #questival
Film a 15 second video teaching how to tie a prusik knot.
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Called it a prusky knot but at least I know how to do it now! #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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9 seconds of breath holding for Simone!! You wear that totem round your neck and you wear it proud! #questival
Do a flip into a pond, river or lake.
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Simone flips in to a lake! More like rolls... or cartwheels. #questival
Everyone on your team eats one raw clove of garlic each. #foryourhealth
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That was not enjoyable. #questival
Take a photo or video with a real live specimen of the official State Bird of Massachusetts.
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We found the black capped chickadee! #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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She laid down and the ladies walked by and asked if we were okay! #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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Don't judge. #unicornsunited #questival
Take a creative team picture with the the state flag of Massachusetts.
Found the state flag! #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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Look downstream! The Cascade Melrose would have been a good option. #buddingwildernessexpert #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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You think someone will read our addition? #questival
Decorate your face like a cake. Frosting, sprinkles, whip cream, etc. Get a teammate to taste your face.
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Delicious! #questival
Create a budget meal you could make for under 3 dollars. Must include at least 3 ingredients
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Cream of wheat, condensed milk for sweetness, and banana for breakfast! Just about 3 dollars! #questival
Creatively take a photo with your favorite piece of street art that you find during Questival.
Street art right in front of my house. #lesshatingmoreliving #questival
Face swap with a stranger not participating in the Questival post a video of the results.
This was amazing! #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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Meet Bethany! It is now her Birthday!! #questival
Make a smoothie using at least 5 different fruits and vegetables.
πŸ‘ , πŸ“, blueberry, blackberry, and raspberry smoothie to wash down our llama pancake family! #questival
Plan a 3 day backpacking meal, film a video explaining what you would bring and share some backpacking food tricks and tips
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Anastasia is the outdoors expert of our group: here's what she'll bring on her next backpacking trip! #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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This was my Russian childhood...<3 Ana #questival
Cook a pancake, try to make the it in the shape of a llama.
LLAMA FAMILY PHOTO! #questival
Make a 15-sec video teaching an outdoor skill (backpacking, hiking, camping, cooking, etc).
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Anastasia gives us her whitewater rafting tips! Double points for llama pancake. #questival
Research how to correctly treat a snake bite then make a 15-sec video sharing what you learned.
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#steveirwinisahero #questival
Research the symptoms of heat stroke then make a 15-sec video sharing how to spot the symptoms.
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Be careful out there today (although I hope the temp won't warrant any of these symptoms in you)! #questival
Create a 15 second informational video about the work of one of Cotopaxi's grantees.
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Bringing about social change requires ownership and engagement at all levels of a community. Educate Girls is not only sending girls to school, but working on the social structures that will keep them there! #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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We grabbed our thermoses and trekked down to the Esplanade for the sunrise. One of my favorite places in inner city Boston to go for some calm and, at 5am, it couldn't have been better. #questival
Skip a rock at least 7 times on water.
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7 times?!? This was our best attempt, which was pretty damn good! My rocks went straight down. :( #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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Throwing doughnuts at your friend's face is always fun. #questival
Give one of your teammates a piggy back ride up 3 flights of stairs. #timelapsevideoifnecessary
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This timelapse video made a strenuous challenge seem super trivial! #pleasedontmakeusdoitagain #totematstart #badcinematography #questival
Tell your best joke in 15 seconds or less.
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For serious, why IS it called a toothbrush?? πŸ€” #questival
Film a funny spit-take video with your team. Whats a spit take? Tap this challenge then tap GO >
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I'm a morning person and told Simone that I wake up at 4 am every day! She's not a morning person. #questival
Cross the street walking like you would be walking on the moon. Peace out gravity!
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Sorry can't see you from up here! πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸš€ #questival
Brush your teammate's teeth for them, turn the water off whilst brushing. (save water, what what!).
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Good morningggggg. We tried to get some double toothbrush action going on... πŸ™ˆ #questival
Recreate a Debbie Downer SNL sketch from Boston Native Rachel Dratch.
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Steak and eggs? Mad cow disease!! DEBBIE DOWNER!! #questival
Watch a sunrise. Take a break and enjoy the moment.
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5:12 sunrise with Simone https://www.facebook.com/anastasia.budinskaya/posts/1529945027037680 #questival #cotopaxi
Show us your team's interpretation of Boston Native Conan O'brien's String Dance. #teamcoco
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#stringdance #blessourhearts #weneedhelp #questival
Recreate a scene from your favorite movie that takes place in Boston
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OSCAR WORTHY PERFORMANCE! RAVE REVIEWS! FIVE STARS! INSTANT CLASSIC! If you know the movie, swipe right! #questival
Make a 15 second commercial for the City of Boston
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....but we've got history! #questival
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)
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ALL HAIL TO MASSACHUSETTS, WE'LL KEEP HER FLAG UNFURLED #questival
Take a 15 second video and tell what the Massachusetts state motto means to you.
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By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty. #questival
Find and photograph these 6 state quarters together with your totem, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont, New York and New Hampshire.
Seriously maybe the most stoked so far about getting this challenge. Sifted through so many quarters. From top left NY, MA, VT, CT, RI, NH. #questival
Write a note with 10 things you love about Boston and leave it for someone else to find.
We asked the bah-tendah at Omni Parker House what he loved about Bah-ston too. :) #questival
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")
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Vanessa Carlton would be proud! #thousandmiles #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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Can you tell we're getting a little slap happy? #neverseenGOT #questival
Take team photos in front of your 4 favorite sites along the Freedom Trail and post a collage.
Paul Revere House, Faneuil Hall, Granary Burying Ground, and the Site of the Boston Massacre!! #questival
Get the best deal you can get on food with a coupon.
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Double the hiking snacks for ussssss! #questival
Partake of the official State Dessert of Massachusetts with no hands.
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Trying to be discrete at Omni Parker House, the place where Boston cream pie was invented! #dainty #questival
Take a video of a team member singing the intro of "Cheers" in front of a bar.
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Cheers in front of cheers? Yeah!! #questival
Go to a restaurant and order a bowl of Boston's finest Clam Chowder. Tell us where you went in the caption.
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Chowin on chowda from Boston Chowda Co. at Faneuil! #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)
We met a veteran of the Iraq war named Johnnie and bought him some food. He served 2 tours and is currently at a VA homeless shelter. We forgot to put up our totem so we did a collage. Please pay attention to our veterans this memorial day weekend and every day. We as Americans have become complacent about the people who serve in the armed forces for our freedom. Happy and Solemn Memorial Day. #questival
Take a photo in front of the oldest bar in Boston. Tell us what year it was built in your caption.
Bell in hand! Built in 1795!! #questival
Take a photo of the Boston Stone. In your caption, tell us what year is carved into it
1737!! #questival
Visit the Great Boston Molasses Flood Plaque, tell us how many people were killed in your caption.
The molasses flood that killed 21 people #questival
Complete the kickoff challenge at 7:30 (It will be announced from the stage)
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Kick off challenge complete!! #questival
Take a selfie or a team picture with Miguel the Llama. (We will announced from the stage when Miguel arrives)
Loving this llama! Does he eat hands though? #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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Lama dance competition...not winning any prizes here lol #questival
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.
It will all work out in the end. #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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Support nothingbutnets.net, nets prevent mosquitos from infecting thousands of people from malaria #questival
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.
It's high time we had a party! #punny #questival #
Visit the Noosa Tent and get a free sample of their delicious fare, take a picture of your team enjoying it.
Noosa delicious #questival
Successfully arrive at the kick-off/launch party at having parked legally and lawfully or take public transport.
Arriving at Questival!! #questival
Come up with and film a 15 second team handshake or cheer.
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UNICORNS UNITED! UNICORNS UNITED! #questival
Cotopaxi Questival movie club: recommend your favorite adventure movie with a brief explanation why.
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FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF IS EVERYTHING YOU COULD WANT IN AN ADVENTURE MOVIE!! #saveferris #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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Yellowstone, here we go! #questival
Visit one of your favorite local places in nature.
Squirrels get thirsty too, man. #questival