I bet Bens character Leeroy got a player name change just to make that video, and blizzards knows, that's why the only rights your left with is the name Leeroy Jenkins and your clan name.
Considering I was playing Horde-side on Laughing Skull (with Banana Boyz and then Unfadable. You can hear me screaming "Heal Mitz" in the Banana Boyz Nefarion kill video on YouTube if you need proof that I was around in ye olde times) and I frequently played with BBz and Unf's pvp teams that queued against Pals in Warsong Gulch, I can say with unequivocable certainty that Leeroy's name was always Leeroy, that Pals made funny videos as a guild activity for months before and after the Leeroy video, that Pals didn't expect or anticipate that the video would become viral and that what little $$ gained from it was exceptionally limited. I used to have a screenshot of me standing over Leeroy and Polarity's dead bodies in an Alterac Valley from prior to the video, unfortunately it was lost with most of my early WoW files when my laptop shit the bed in 2008.
I can't speak to what any discussion with Blizzard was, but considering it says in the EULA pretty clearly that all the things related to WoW are property of WoW, there's not really anything to be bitter about. Pals got some notoriety for awhile but the guild of Pals today is full of different people who have, at best, tangential relationships to the people in the video and Ben himself. Your anger is misguided at best, delusional at worst and you should probably seek therapy.
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