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1. Externalizing an interior monologue in a crowded room, regardless of whether someone responds or not. Typically used to gather someone's attention, however if the person does not respond, then there is no social shame.

2. Incognito flirting. Questions or statements meant to further conversation, but if not followed up on, will not cause the speaker social shame.
1. "Before class, I wondered aloud where our teacher was. John heard my scattershot and chimed in."

2. "I scattershotted this chick who was working there, but she didn't pick up on it. I said she's always there on Tuesdays, and she was still in retail mode, didn't really respond."
by Timmy™ August 29, 2006
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