10 First Southend Related Tweets admin November 25, 2014 Local News, Seaside, Southend Twitter are now indexing all tweets ever published, and yes, that means all the way back to 2006! You know what that means right? You guessed it! We get to take a sneaky look at the first tweets ever published that mention our very own Southend, and we can even compare them to those of 2013 to see how much the Southend Twitter community has grown and changed. How exciting! After years of aspiring to do so, twitter and their army of computer whizzes have finally made all tweets ever posted available to find. You can find out more about how they did that here, but in the mean time let’s take a look at the first 10 tweets to ever mention Southend… 1) Leaves to see what the sea looks like at Southend — Adam Chamberlin (@FunkyLarma) December 7, 2006 At number one we have a tweet from @FunkyLarma declaring the beginning to his adventure to find out what the sea looks like in Southend. Nice one Adam! 2) returning home disappointed with Cardiff City v Southend result — Kevin Mears (@mearso) January 13, 2007 At number 2 we have Kevin, a disappointed fan returning home from a Southend FC game. We hope Southend FC have cheered him up since! 3) Southend record a resounding win over relegation rivals QPR at Roots Hall. http://tinyurl.com/26pgl2 — BBC QPR (@bbcqpr) February 9, 2007 BBC QPR report a great win for Southend at number 3! 4) Heading back to southend for a day or two. — Manar (@manarh) February 13, 2007 Welcome back (For February 2007) Manar! 5) In the boob’s car on the way to southend, Who Wants To Live Forever on full blast. Get in — Gavin Fox (@flipper01) February 18, 2007 I think this tweet from Gavin at number 5 pretty much speaks for itself.. 6) At the end of southend pier. The longest in the world. Amazing. Now we walk back to Nandos — Gavin Fox (@flipper01) February 18, 2007 Another tweet from Gavin at number 6, and this time he’s embracing the pier and Nandos. What a great combination! 7) Sitting on a train to southend with my eyes closed and just wishing the woman facing me would please close her legs. — John (@Heres__Johnnie) February 23, 2007 How insightful, Johnnie… 8) Only 2 and a half hours to in before the long journey to southend again. Should be home by 9 30 — John (@Heres__Johnnie) February 25, 2007 We hope it was worth it! 9) playing with relegation calculator. QPR, Southend and Luton to go down, Leeds to stay up on 47 points — Graeme Douglas (@graemedouglas) March 13, 2007 And at number 9 we have Graeme playing with a relegation calculator. 10) Back in southend. Hectic day ended. I couldn’t commute for more than a day or two. But it was good to catch old faces in Alaric & Stu ++ — Manar (@manarh) March 23, 2007 Finally at number 10, we have Manar taking to twitter to fill us in on his hectic day. We’re glad he made it back! Below we have listed 10 tweets from 2013, all Southend related of course. The best part is that all these tweets below were published on the same day as the ones above, just 6-7 years later. How exciting! 1) #Spin2win today 100’s prizes from our stores @RadioEssexDAB @southend_radio pic.twitter.com/yS7Ye3baGq — Royals Shopping (@royalsshopping) December 7, 2013 At number one we have @RoyalsShopping partnering up with Essex radio for some spinning fun. Can we have a go? 2) Southend gritting tonight Temps -3. Snow showers forecast for 7-11am Mon am with further showers thru day Pos turn to sleet Very icy — Southend-on-Sea BC (@SouthendBC) January 13, 2013 Tweet number two shows us just how cold it really was in Southend, January 2013. 3) Last train to Southend. I think an appropriate statement for this ride is that everyone loves a drink, nobody like a drunk #vomitcomet — Mark Kendrick (@Markles79) February 9, 2013 We couldn’t have said it better ourselves, Mark. 4) Is Southend ready for me though? — Hollie-Jay Bowes (@jolliehaybowes) February 13, 2013 We’re always ready Hollie! 5) I remember the day #LongForMan entered my vocabulary…Mc’ds in Southend on a college break, epic laughter — P.O.P Hold It Down (@StevenWatts39) February 18, 2013 What ever happened to ‘What happens in Southend Mcdonalds, stays in Southend Mcdonalds’? 6) So, apparently im not from Essex. Southend is not is Essex as Essex doesnt have a beach… — Laura Gillett (@Laugillett) February 18, 2013 We think you might need to double check your information sources Laura… 7) Southend Man.. I See You — james bong (@MichsMM) February 23, 2013 We see you, James. 8) Pier to eternity: Couple become first to marry at end of Southend promenade #Marriage http://t.co/4CsI1ZOJwQ pic.twitter.com/z5DgY6UAlo — smile4dating (@smile4dating) February 25, 2013 At number 8 we have the first couple to marry on Southend Pier, how sweet! 9) Southend on sea :-) http://t.co/QhTGtHUieB — James Bourne (@JamesBourne) March 13, 2013 Number 9 is a Southend related tweet from Rochford born James Bourne from (Mc)Busted! 10) THOUGHT I JUST SAW HEDWIG…no it was one of southend’s enormous seagulls! — Jessica Cottee (@JessicaCottee) March 23, 2013 No Worries Jessica, we often confuse seagulls for Harry Potters pet owl.It’s completely normal…honest.