Tyop is a member of the SydLexia Forums. He's a twenty-something computer science student from Germany. He joined the forums on May 4, 2008, but he had been a lurker for over a year before that. He had found the site on November 12, 2006 through a Digg.com submission about the Top 100 NES Games list.
Name and avatar
Tyop usually goes by his real name on the Internets. When he joined the forums he had to come up with a username on the fly and 'Tyop' was all he could think of.
Tyop's avatar features Daffy Duck in a scene from the Merrie Melodies cartoon Duck Amuck, his favourite cartoon of all time.