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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BACK INTO THE CARPENTERS ARMS !

#1695 on Mon 12th June from The Carpenters Arms, Ilsington: Hare WINFIELD.
A great turnout on a bright sunny evening as the pack Circled up outside the Carpenters Arms where GM PILTDOWN asked if anyone could remember when our last visit was to this idyllic village and its pub? ABLE said correctly 14th September 2015 (which my diary says was No69's Trail on a very wet night) Also present at our circle was virgin Harriet HELEN introduced by METER MAID.
The Longs trail was only 4+ miles, but there were going to be a few testing hills to deal with on the way. On-On the pack headed out of the village soon finding the “Millennium trail” alongside the gushing stream, where eventually the Short split across (with permission) private land with a clapper bridge. for those who wanted to avoided the stream.
The Longs were now on their first climb up through Narracombe Wood to meet the lane, where after a back check the trail led them up even further to some great views above Higher Brimley out over the beautiful Devon countryside.
Soon a Med. split led them down hill to meet the Short in Ilsington Wood, while the Longs headed on along the ancient Tipleyhill Lane, then down a steep rocky track into Lenda Wood crossing the steam to Silver Wood.
Another sweet stop for the Long and Med Hashers was waiting here on top of the spoil heaps from the old mine working that took place here as far back as the 16th century. Lead, tin, ochre and traces of silver were mined The mine workings are reputed to be as deep as 1800ft and reach out under the surrounding lands.
But up above this the L&M trekked “on up” through the woodland, along the track to Simms Hill the site of the Devon Motor Clubs testing hill climb, it was bad enough going down but seeing cars tackle this event in January is well worth it.
One final hill and the pack were back in Ilsington where an excellent fish and chip meal had been prepared by the landlady, this was followed by the Dow Downs which were awarded to:-
PISSWELL- allowing her dog to poo on the trail.
FUKAWE- running in a heavy coat
COLDITZ - for having 13 entries (in her yacht race)
MELLON PICKER- seen preening himself carefully after the trail.
HELEN- a welcome drink for a new member
FUKAWE -having strong feelings for Havoc!
Hope you all enjoyed the trail and evening.
On to next week Circle at Dartmeet (Badgers Holt) OD The Forest Inn, Hexworthy,
Hares:-Pisswell & Slip On Me
On-On
WINFIELD

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NEW MISMANAGEMENT & CONTACT TELS.

Grand Master Shitfaced mobile 07973 682201
Vice G M Winfield mobile 07855355338
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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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MELONPICKER

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FALLEN WOMAN

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DORIS

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BROKEN MAN

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ARCHANGEL

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

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