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"The 250" (pronounced "two-fifty") is the derogatory term used in real-life conversations — never online! — to describe the self-promoting cloud of Web 2.0 popular kids who seem to be constantly typing but rarely building value. In short, The 250 only matter to The 250. I've collected and anonymized some real-life sentences from the field to help you use The 250 authentically.

  • "He got fired because he was more interested in joining The 250 than doing his job."
  • "I didn't blog about my deal, because I don't care what The 250 have to say about it."
  • "He's writing a book? Great, I'm sure he'll sell at least 250 copies."