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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"Parking Mania"

#1657 Monday 19th Sept at The Elizabethan Inn Luton for Piltdown Man & Georgy P Orgy's Trail. On arrival in the pubs smallish CP where diners were soon competing with Hashers for spaces A frantic pub manager “Basil" took control, firstly by squeezing us all up tighter and telling some to park somewhere else! this resulted in more chaos as cars were now moving around like dodgems some leaving while others tried to get in. All it needed now was a camper-van to add into the mix! as Soapy and Mellon Pickers vehicle was now stuck in the narrow CP entrance. Eventually all calmed down but some Hashers were never seen again! At our circle it was good to see the return of BLUEBIRD at last! On now along the pairs 5+mile trail complete with L/M/S splits and a Sweet Stop, starting first with a long off road trek up towards Lindridge Park to a check, then down and up the lanes to Heston Barton. On the long now in the rain heading further along lanes before there were no more marks! Some decided to press on, as the Hare's had mentioned there would be no marks in some areas, but not happy about the direction we were heading, a passing motorist advised, that the lane lead directly into Kingsteignton! After trying to call back the those ahead failed, we checked back to find an almost hidden footpath, where we picked up the trail leading down to a ford and another Split. But after all our extra mileage and the much heavier rain decided along with POLLYFELLA best plan now was the lane into Ideford where we met Georgy, after discussing further options decided with 4+ miles already recorded best route was the direct route up along the lanes and down into Luton.
Back in the dry inside the Elizabethan we soon recovered with a good beer and some food before the DD's commenced these we decided had best be done and sung in a WISPER not wishing to cause further disruption!
First DD to SLIP-on-ME for finding Bird Seed! not the Sweets and using the men's toilet!
WET JOHNNY the leader of the Kingsteignton A380 breakaway group.
DAMP PATCH for accepting a lift on trail in the Hares car.
PLITDOWN and GEORGY for lack of flour and “laying” by car!
RAMBO for his NOAH moment telling the flood water to stop overtaking him going downhill.
Well done GEORGY and PILTDOWN for a great evening... with a difference!
On to next week at The Wellington Inn, Ipplepen Hare: Wet Johnny

Here Rambo managed to find the last parking space at the Elizabethan
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Grand Master Shitfaced mobile 07973 682201
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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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