NAWW #286

Sloppy Cosmo’s Birthday/Virgin Lay! Hash started off promising with Turd Dimension took off his pants in BillyMark’s West, forgetting he had no running shorts on. Started 7:15pm ish at which point almost no one listened to Cosmo’s chalk talk. Good to know Cosmo’s parents are around because they were bag hares and drink checkers… too bad they peaced out early and no one gave them a down-down! So we ran around like idiots for a while in the west side where everything is under construction. I immediately spotted a broken fire hydrant which was sadly too heavy to take for loot (at least 80lbs!). Apparently Just Kyle has also tried to steal a fire hydrant before and it is just too heavy to take. Oh well. At one of the first checks, some hashers went the correct way and up into this elevated courtyard area while the rest of us followed along on the ground. And then we went onto the High Line (before or after this?) where we got just a tiniest bit confused when we ran into a dead end. But we figured it out, because we’re smart hashers! Then the most terrible part of the hash: Times Square. I personally experienced a lot of yelling from pedestrians, who either hated runners or cheered us on. Good thing my fellow Harriette Just Anne helped me out in shouting abuse back at those who questioned why we would do such a thing like run in Times Square. While Just Anne shouted back “we can run wherever we want”, I too pondered why I had made decisions leading to...