New topics have included Christopher Reeve, Felsteeds, and flamewars current and recent (usually on the trade channel). Trade]  looking to reqruit lv 80's for dungeon and warcraft guild [2.
The mere mention of Chuck Norris incites a chain reaction of every Chuck Norris joke ever made.
"Many experienced players level their alternate characters in this zone and frequently make up stuff in general chat to drive the lower level characters into your classic "Barrens chat" nonsense it only takes a little bit to get them going." — Zodd, Thunderlord While it is usually restricted to tauren character names, Barrens chat sometimes sees an explosion of 'cow' puns and jokes, which often involve plays on various beef- and butcher-related professions and udders.
With the release of the Burning Crusade, blood elves have a chat area that is much like the Barrens, called the Ghostlands (blood-elf starting area for levels 10 - 20).
This is because at the start of the expansion almost everyone wanted to try out the new class, which led to over-population and thus evolved into a Barrens Chat situation.
On certain servers, the Goldshire chat seems to have become the Alliance version of Barrens chat.
He is very good looking, got a sexy tattooed body and a really perfect uncut cock with black pubic hair.
That beautiful cock of his looks like something i could spend the rest of my days playing with.
General - Barrens] [Player 6] guys where is mankriks wife? General - Barrens] [Player 5] Can you guys just shut up an play, plz? As a result, it becomes a massive focal point for characters from as low as level 10 up to level 30.
New guild looking for members all levels and classes whisper me [1. General - Barrens] [Player 1] where is stolen silver!!! General - Barrens] [Player 8] where do I learn shadowbolt?!?! Barrens chat can be avoided by simply /leaving the general channel.
As a popular hangout for both new players and bored high-level players, Goldshire is generally avoided by serious players who do not wish to be aggravated by random /yell commands, fish-stick jokes, and ERPing.
Goldshire is usually used for dueling and the Goldshire chat is not as bad.
Barrens chat is a condition which occurs when you have a large, sprawling area that is the primary means of leveling from 10-20. General - Barrens] [Player 3] no they all like crap music [1. Tauren, orcs, and trolls proceed to the Barrens after their respective starting areas (Mulgore for the former and Durotar for the latter two).