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THE VH3 HARES HASH GLOSSARY

What those strange words mean

TERM MEANING
are you!?
Question shouted by the pack to FRBs, meaning "Are you on the trail?"
BC
See beer check.
beer Check
Beverage stop or trail mark indicating a beverage stop.
bhash
A hash using bikes.
bhashing
the act of cylcing a hash trail
BLAB
Bloody Lat Ariving Bastard - last person to arrive to the run.
boke
To fall on trail; doing a 'Boke'; after a Victoria hound who fell a few too many times.
Brew Master
Mismanagement member; the official brewer of the VH3s beer
check
Trail mark 'O' indicating the true trail must be sought out from the false trails.
checking
See looking.
check-it-out
Invitation given to the hounds by the hare or RA to find the true trail.
circle
Assembly of hashers at trail's beginning and end.
CRRAP
The Capital Region Riders And Pedalers; the Victoria Bhash
Dark Side
The Dark Side; a new moon evening run set the Friday of the month closest to the day of a new moon
DFL
Dead F!@#$%^ Last
down-down
The ceremony of quaffing a beverage (a punishment or honour).
Eurohash
International hashing event held in Europe.
false trail
A short trail terminating in the X sign.
falsie
See false trail.
FRB
Front running bastard - person(s) running out at the front of the pack.
Grand Matress
the VH3s Grand Master/Mistress (GM) : Mismanagement member, ceremonial leader of the hash
Hare
The hasher who set a running trail, or in the case of a live hare, is the first hare to go live.  The hare away sets the beer check.  See Things Hares Need to Do When Setting a Hash.
Hare Raiser
Mismanagement member; in charge of lining up hares for future trails.
harriette
A female hasher (a fermale Hare in called The Hare).
Hash Cash
Mismanagement member; the treasurer.
hasher
any Hash House Harrier.
Hash Flash
Mismanagement member; the official photographer.
Hash Haberdasher
Mismanagement member in charge of T-shirts, hats, mementos, etc.
hash halt
A trail mark indicating an intersection where true trail may take another direction, but requires hashers to wait until ordered by the hare.  This is not unlike a re-group.  See the trail mark 'HH'.
Hash House
The Selangor Club in Kuala Lumpur, meeting place of the Mother Hash.
hashing
The act of running/walking a hash trail.
hash name
nickname, usually bestowed after a number of runs or in honour of a notable incident; not used by all hashes
Hash Scribe
Mismanagement member; the official writer and documenter of hash activities
HH
see hash halt
Horrors
Hashers' children; a.k.a. ankle biters.
Hounds
Hashers on trail.
interhash
Regional, national, or world hash gathering.
live hare
Hare who gets a nominal head (who said head?) start and is pursued by the pack as he lays trail.  See Things Hares Need to Do When Setting a Hash.
looking
Answer shouted by FRB to pack when asked "Are you?", indicating that FRB has lost the true trail.
Mismanagement
hash officials; sometimes elected, sometimes appointed
nash hash
A national interhash.
newies
First time hashers who traditionally get a free beer, and are told that their mother hash is now the hash they first hashed on.  Typically these are called virgin hashers.
on-in
Trail's end ; trail mark indicating proximity to end.
on on
shouted by FRBs or hounds to indicate they're on trail, sometimes used only to indicate true trail
OnSec
Mismanagement member; the secretary to th hash normally in charge of public relations, hash rosters, run records, etc.
Pick up hash Hashes that follow traditional hashing guidelines minus the pre-selection of a hare. At a pick up hash, the hare is decided randomly at the beginning of the event.
Puppies
see Horrors
RA
see Religious Advisor
Receding Hareline
list of up-and-coming hash events, found on the web site
Religious Advisor
Mismanagement member; the member normally in charge of tradition and primarilly in running the circle and down-down ceremonies
Scare-a-thon BC coordinators
Mismanagement member; responsible for coodinating a the beer for the annual Victoria Marathon BC
SCB
Short-Cutting Bastard
Shiggy
thick vegetation, streams, etc; especially mud
Tradition
euphemism for "rule"
Virgins
see Newbies
Webmeister
Mismanagement member; the web master
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