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Hash Names

An interesting thing happened after I posted yesterday’s bash trash. The boyfriend of one of the hashers let me know he was upset I used her hash name in the writeup. I’m still trying to figure out if he wants me to delete it and use another name instead; he hasn’t answered.

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Look But Don’t Touch

This PSA has been running the rounds on Facebook and Twitter (though not, it seems, on Hash-L or HashSpace). I’ll give it a push by reposting it here (if it’s hard to read, click on it to view it full-size on Flickr):

Anyone who has read my rants over the years knows [...]

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Hashing? Not Hashing?

I guess I’m officially a codger now. The beer bong crowd has weighed in.

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Li’l Debbie Downer, That’s Me

A good friend of mine, a long-time hasher, recently posted this to Facebook:

I don’t know if you’ve seen this but I think you’ll appreciate it. It also seems kind of apropos to a lot of hashing.

Acknowledging Alcoholism – NYTimes.com

You can click the link to read the article. Or you can just read [...]

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Hashing Notes from Here & There

A query posted to Facebook’s Hash House Harrier page:

I am thinking of starting a hash house harriers without beer but only vodka and wine. Is this allowed?

Several hashers left comments, most along the lines of “no rules, do what you want,” but a few said that beer should always be present since it [...]

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A Minor Epiphany

Definitely not a major epiphany, and nothing close to a paradigm shift. But I’ll take my insights where I find them … and share them with you, dear hashers.

I skipped the monthly motorcycle hash yesterday to go riding with the Tucson Bash. This is the new bicycle hash I blogged about in [...]

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Photography at Hash Events

I don’t remember if it was an Iguana or a Colorado InviHashional, but there I was. sitting naked in a hotel hot tub with fifty other naked hashers, unwinding after a long day on trail, when some asshole — one of us, but still an asshole — fished a flash camera out of his bag [...]

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(Updated) Guest Post: Acceptable Hash Behavior?

The following post was submitted to me by a hasher who attended the recent InterAmericas Hash in Savannah, Georgia. All I know is I wasn’t there, so it couldn’t have been me!

So my girlfriend and I just returned from the InterAmericas in Savannah. We have over 35 years Hashing experience between us: we’ve [...]

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