Hash Term ||Meaning (Sometimes)|
|Are You?||A plea for help. A Hound who is not on the trail and wants to know if anyone else is. The reply should be either CHECKING, LOOKING or ON ON.|
||A cunning trap to put the hounds off the trail and slow them down, it also enables back runners to catch up.|
||The act of consuming a full tankard of beer in one or less gulps. If you do not get it down the balance should be poured over your head - or down your pants. Newcomers, leavers, celebrators, and anyone else who deserves it can be invited to do a down down.|
|Usually found after a check. A false trail can be of any length, depending on the level of nastiness of the hare. If you find it, go back to the check and look in another direction. Note: Falsies are seldom or never come across by the back runners, and are employed mainly to keep the FRBs from not getting to the beer too early.|
||Also known as front running bastards, they are those silly people who r*n on a hash.|
||The person who lays the trail. They are totally responsible for any cock-ups which occur and is therefore eligible to receive the hash-shit award.|
|The Hash treasurer who is usually BUSY financing his mistress, new car, next holiday etc etc ect with misappropriated Hash funds.|
|It’s usually an old hunting horn or military bugle used to rally the pack, also as directional pointer for the back markers. It may also be a rare occurrence for most Hashmen.
|Hash Mismanagement||The complete group of incompetents who are responsible for the order or disorder of the Hash.|
|The senior member of the loud mouthed bunch of idiots who call themselves Hash mismanagement. In NBH3 the GM runs the Circle.|
|Also known as the Beer Meister. The person responsible for keeping the Hash supplied with ice cold piss every week.|
|This is the food that the Hare has arranged to go with your beer. This can vary from a veritable gastronomic feast to victuals that could not readily be described as animal, mineral or vegetable.|
|A good smash-up party, held as often as possible and up to 365 times a year.|
||Anyone who follows the Hash. They pay their weekly tithe - If they don’t - they have Hash Cash chasing them.|
|HWOD||The term for Hashmen Without Dicks - our female Hashers, sometimes also referred to as Non Blokes or Harriettes|
|Looking||A call that is made when the trail has been lost and the pack is searching for it. This is not used when you are on a check and are looking for new trail.|
|Called during the run when you are on the trail. The call assists the rear runners who may not be able to see the front runners but at least can hear them.|
|The venue where all the crates of amber throat charmer are consumed, and where the Grand Master comes into his own.|
|Religious Advisor (RA)||The person who calls the circle to order and meets out punishments as appeals to his/her sense of humour/cruelty.|
|SCB||Short Cutting Bastard. To be a successful SCB requires great skill and cunning. A SCB has to try to make it appear that they have run the whole trail when in fact they have only done about half of it.|
|A weekly award made for some particularly nasty effort. It could be either good or bad. In NBH3, a bell known as the Prick Of The Week (POW)|
|A member of the mismanagement who tries to organise the hares and inform the other members of the date, venue and hare/s of upcumming runs.|
|A member of the mismanagement who keeps you abreast of the info you need to attend hash runs. Sends out emails to neanderthals and compiles the NBH3 web site and updates. Also known as the Web Master.|
This is a helpful mark, a definite trail, no checking required. May also consist of a blob of flour, shredded paper or tissue paper on bush trails, etc.
This is usually a Check - time to look for a new trail. Scout around in any direction, about 50 m at night or up to 100 m during daylight.
Two or Three Way Check.
Just like a check but limited to the directions suggested by the arrows. Usually used when the Hare is feeling kind.
The end of a false trail. You've just run all this way for nothing. Go back to the last check and try again to find the real trail. False trails are used to wear out the fit and fast runners and allow the slower ones to catch up.
Check Back - look for a turn off between here and the last check.
A little bit like a false trail but not quite as mean.
Hash Halt - the Front Running Bastards (FRBs) should halt at this marker and allow the majority of slow runners to catch up. Sometime laid when the Hare knows the pack could really spread out or even get lost and he doesn't want to bother leaving his beer to go looking for them.