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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A WILD GOOSE CHASE?

THE WORDS #1737 Monday April 9th at The Wild Goose Combeinteignhead. 
  Hare: Shit-Faced                Scribe SMEllie
Thirty five hashers true gathered for a ‘Wild Goose’ chase in the hills of Combeinteignhead. 
Though the weather was mizzling, spirits were high in the circle. Winfields attempts to lure the Luddites of the hash to visit Facebook resulted in his (not new) shoes being christened in flour.
Poor Sat Navs request for hash cash resulted in threats of a pounding in the pub!
The hare Shitfaced informed us that he had lost his beer mats …again?! And there was a prize in the pub for the return of a special one.
To the sound of the horn off we set, the hill in the first instance not so welcome.
We left the village and headed into the countryside with the sun setting, it was a beautiful sight. Bluebirds shouts of ‘you don’t need a head torch you fools’ were a tad premature. I fully intend to don my beer light until at least mid May!
At the beer stop there was a feast of scrumpy and fizzy bears- what not to like?
 On the approach to Coombe Cellars I was genuinely so blown away by how stunning it looked I thought I was lost and actually didn’t care. Thankfully as I drifted through the car park having really lost the plot Manopause had a deja-vu and waited for me. What a gent! and on a hash.
Back in the pub… I sat with Able Seman by the fire and dreamed of rocking chairs. Oh heck! 
Little Toryn informed me he only has a ‘normal’ name and spelt it for me. Bless!
RA – Teapot thanked the pub for the beer.. Yay!
 Down Downs....
Shitfaced was Pillock for the trail markings and Wigwam to shouts of Moose awarded Tom (a virgin) a down down for knowing the way when he didn’t. This was followed by a quick turn of Mrs Murphy much to Manpig's delight.
Ony Here for Beer received his 50 "runs?" badge
SMEllie had a down down for her half century. Question… Is it just me who is now totally incapable of singing all the right notes in the right places at birthday parties?
Now what happened to Shitfaced beermats you may ask? Are these metaphoric marbles that barstewards lose as they age? I’m genuinely worried now. Mmm fear not , who found them and won a Down Down beer?… Shitfaced sister Laura. Is this nepotism we ask?
Thanks to the hash for a memorable significant birthday.
Well done Shit-Faced for a great evening!
On On to next week at the TallyHo in Littlehempston Hare: Only Here for the Beer

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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
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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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