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1. To trade quickly for small gains, often holding a position for less than a day.
2. To buy tickets for an event which is expected to sell out and they resell them at a markup; often illegal.

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I had to wash my scalp that day because I had not washed it in a couple weeks and it was getting very dirty.

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My friend was trying to make some quick money so he went down to the united center to try and scalp some Bulls tickets.

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The idea was simply to scalp the tickets or let them go to waste, fortunately we were able to find a friend who wanted to go.

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