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 found the site on November 12, 2006 through a Digg.com submission about the Top 100 NES Games list.
Name and avatar
Tyop's avatar features Daffy Duck in a scene from the Merrie Melodies cartoon Duck Amuck, his favourite cartoon of all time.