A WARM WELCOME FROM TVH3

Welcome to the Teign Valley Hash House Harriers of glorious South Devon. You are guaranteed a warm welcome and a great hash experience. We are the 'Party Hash' and we run from pubs all over Torbay, Dartmoor and the Teign Valley every Monday evening at 7.15pm. Our trails are marked with flour, chalk or sawdust and take in woodland, streams, byways, bridle paths and rolling countryside. We cater for all abilities, you needn't worry about keeping up, a leisurely walk with others or a good paced run if you're fit - you choose. The run duration is anything from 30 minutes to an hour and the distance is normally between 3-6 miles depending on whether you decide to take a short or long trail. Your first run is free, so come along and give it a go! After the run hashers enjoy a drink and food in the pub. On many occasions, the pub will lay on a 'Hash Menu', food specially for hashers.

WHAT TO EXPECT AT YOUR FIRST HASH

Starts soon after 7:15 pm each Monday.
The Grandmaster will gather the hash together in a circle and welcome Virgins & Visitors to TVH3 and inform the group of pertinent news or upcoming events.
Hares will announce details or the trail, number of long and short splits and regroups.

Down-Downs - sometimes at the circle but usually in the pub after the run. Hashers and harriets (lady hashers) have a half pint and under age hashers have a soft drink or water. If you are driving, just ask the RA for water.

A Down-Down is a means of punishing, rewarding, or merely recognizing an individual for any action or behavior. Once awarded, the downdown must be drunk without pause, otherwise the RA may take action!

Individuals may be recognized for outstanding service, or for their status as a visitor or newcomer.

Down-Downs also serve as punishment for misdemeanours real, imagined, or blatantly made up.

Such transgressions may include: wearing new shoes, pointing with a finger, or the use of real names rather than hash names.

Hash Names

The use of real names (nerd name) during an event is discouraged, and members are typically given a new "hash name," usually in deference to a particularly notorious escapade, a personality trait, or their physical appearance.

Members are named after attending the hash on several occasions or if something noteworthy occurs to prompt a naming.

Other hashers may share stories or observations about the individual, with the final name being chosen by general consensus from all suggestions put forward by the hash.

NEWCOMERS TO THE HASH
Completely new to hashing? Don't know what to expect? Worried, shy or nervous? You needn't be as all newcomers or virgins as they are known, will receive a warm welcome. When the hashers are called to make a circle - about 7:15 pm each Monday, the Grand Master will welcome all hashers and after various notices about forthcoming events etc are dealt with, he will ask if there are any visitors from other hashes or virgins present. You will be asked to come forward and be introduced to the hash. A tip to remember, don't wear new trainers as these are frowned upon by the RA (Religious Advisor) and will incur a sprinkling of flour over them. That's all there is to it and you can then step back and enjoy the run and the social get together after in the On Down (the pub). Whatever your pace, there are certain to be others who will keep you company along the trail. Walk, jog or run - it's up to you.
Hashing is all about making friends and having fun, so just turn up any Monday and have a go.

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Monday 2nd March

A little ditty about Bobby Balls Trail at the reservoirs
Nobody knew the way we were going, it started to rain, then it was snowing.
Past reservoirs and along narrow lane, four lefts, four rights then lefts again
Sat in their car alone in car park, Bobby and Dozy play I spy in the dark
We join them, and one by one more came, as hashers turn up the snow turned to rain.
After going wrong way 69 joins the gang, he parks here and there – 4 times moved his van!
Sat Nav’s new job is collecting the money. So don’t turn up late, it’s really not funny!
7.15 is the time that we’re told, its miserable hanging around in the cold!
Gone 7.30 at last we’re all there! I welcomed the visitors and summoned the hare
Bobby explained the trail that he’s planned, stood in the circle with flour in his hand
The longs and the shorts disappear into the wood, plenty of shiggy and log hopping good
Round the reservoirs and dodging the trees, following flour with the greatest of ease
We get to the Re-group Havoc eats the flour, 3 long short splits we were out for an hour
Relieved to be back, filthy dirty and cold, we had cheese, sausage rolls and cider that’s mulled
Counting the heads (who said head) two people missing - hadn’t got back and now it was pissing!
Guess who it was! - Yes Cold Tits and Dorris, been out too long and alone in the forest!
We called and we waited shone torches, dispelled. Went looking in cars, parked up and yelled.
Eventually they came running in at own speed. “Don’t go out looking, there is no need”
“We weren’t lost, we were ok, we followed flour, we knew the way”
While the rest of us looking out on patrol, Doris and Cold tits ate the last sausage roll!
Back at the Dolphin Winfield was waiting, with Mig Man and Wigwam gossip updating
Teapot had become a grandpa tonight, congrats to Desperate and Rent Boys baby delight.
Wide Receiver RA gave the down downs despite - Bobby Ball booking the pub on wrong night!
He laid three dots and then put a cross, and gave Dozy his torch with batteries a loss.
The trail was next to the reservoirs yet - Teapot couldn’t work out why his feet were so wet!
Cold tits got down down for going wrong way, eating the left overs, and leading Doris astray
Bright Yellow shoes and football boots for the run, Squash Balls was next with the down down fun
I got a down down my first run as GM and despite all the panic I’ll do it again.
A big thank you Bobby for laying last nights trail. And I hope as Grand Mattress I will not fail!
Next week Kingsteignton, Gallows Cross, t’wards Teigngrace. Get there early please - just in case…….............
you can’t find the car park its used for dog walking, We want to get going and not stand there talking!
Onon

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NEW MISMANAGEMENT & CONTACT TELS.

Grand Master Shitfaced mobile 07973 682201
Vice G M Winfield mobile 07855355338
On Sec Piltdown Man mobile 07773038756
R A Organiser Teapot
R A Manpig
R A Forrest Stump
R A Fallen Woman
Hash Cash Threesome
Hash Tax Satnav
Trail Raiser Doris
Haberdashery Zoot
Song Master Pork Torpedo
Social Sec T. Humper
Spider /Web Bluebird
Life President Pottsie
Vice President K C

HASH SUBS

HASH SUBS £25 and for your assistance you can now use the BACS payment system to pay please.
Details as follows.... Hash Account number 69068186 Sort code 55-70-01 NOTE you must use your HASH NAME as a reference. Many thanks Three-Some & Satnav

JESSE'S DD FROM THE TALLY HO!

EXPLANATION OF ARCHIVE TVH3 SITES

GREATHASHGOD: A dedicated site (presently mothballed and serves as archive content only) with all TVH3 content. Mostly photos from each Monday's hash but also some video clips. Named after our Life President Pottsie.

PRECONDEROTOUS: Containing the entire archive of TVH3 of some 1000 vid clips and over 5000 posts and photos. Started on November 11th 2007, the site is active with Bluebird's personal content but the archive content is fascinating and preserved, well worth a look.

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REARENDER

REARENDER

TEAPOT

TEAPOT

SOAPY

SOAPY

MOULDY DICK

MOULDY DICK

MELONPICKER

MELONPICKER

FALLEN WOMAN

FALLEN WOMAN

DORIS

DORIS

BROKEN MAN

BROKEN MAN

ARCHANGEL

ARCHANGEL

ABLE SEMEN

ABLE SEMEN

Previously unreleased clip - Vicky's naming from the Sea Trout

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