I say "burp" the halyard. The crew seemed to understand that more readily.
One point, we always keep the guy hard and smoke the halyard, then ease the guy when the kite is gathered. Kind of a leap of faith thing. Sends wrong to let the halyard run but it works.
"Stop pumping the head, it's shooting into your kayak"
ROFL...oh man, that one had me in stitches. Ew...