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    Im more excited for Optikk than Tytus! Anyone else?

    Just wondering if there's anyone in the same camp as me on this one. I'm a fan of everything MOTU and I plan on getting everything, as I haven't missed on a figure yet, I bought into the 2009 4-month subscription, the 2010 sub, and plan to get a 2011 sub. Since I have a sub, getting Optikk won't be a problem, so I get to concentrate on getting Tytus. However, if I had no sub and only had enough money to buy one figure, it would be Optikk. With Optikk, you're at least continuing forward with the MOTU timeline and he is an amazing character. With Tytus, as cool as a figure as he is, he's a figure from Eternia's past, and also a deceased character. I'm not even sure if I plan on opening him since I don't plan on mixing my living characters with my dead characters. Anyone else more hyped for Optikk's arrival than Tytus?

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    With Tytus, as cool as a figure as he is, he's a figure from Eternia's past, and also a deceased character. I'm not even sure if I plan on opening him since I don't plan on mixing my living characters with my dead characters. Anyone else more hyped for Optikk's arrival than Tytus?



    This quote you made is the reason I will probably not get Tytus. It is the same reason I did not get He-Ro or King Grayskull. I definitely want Optikk.

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    It's an interesting month. I was unaware of both these characters until this past year, so for the first time I have no nostalgic draw toward either this month. It's like the emotional opposite of February.

    I think Optikk just looks like a cooler, nicer toy. Please don't mistake, I will get a Tytus and like him, I'm sure, but hands down I'd only get Optikk if I only could get one.

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    I definitely am in your camp.

    I love New Adventures, and I'm pumped for the first figure from that era. I was hoping for a bit more variety as far as parts go (isn't he all Trap Jaw but with a new head and chest piece?), but he still looks great. It's good they're getting NA incorporated into MOTUC. I can't wait for the next one (and the next and the next...).

    Scarcity or secondary market value were never much to get me excited about a figure, and that's how I view Tytus' (the original) appeal. I'm happy so many are happy about him, but I don't even know if he's worth the money to me. Plus I don't know where I'd put him.

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    I am. Optikk was one of my favourite New Adventures toys and his Classics figure is incredible. Tytus is smaller than his original figure, his weapon is useless, and I'd never even heard of him before I came to this site.

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    I dont really care about tytus myself. Hes just not impressive looking to me. I will attempt to get him,but im not gonna care if i dont. Optikk is in my sub so im happy to get him.

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    Oh yeah, WAY more excited for Optikk. Tytus doesn't really have much going for him, being a giant...dude. Not even a cool weapon to call his own (though I'll be finding something for him). I'll be getting him to match with Megator, and I'll probably end up liking him a lot more when he's in hand, but Optikk is just freakin' awesome. Cyborg eyeball man will always be more interesting than...um...big man.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric View Post
    I definitely am in your camp.

    I love New Adventures, and I'm pumped for the first figure from that era. I was hoping for a bit more variety as far as parts go (isn't he all Trap Jaw but with a new head and chest piece?), but he still looks great. It's good they're getting NA incorporated into MOTUC. I can't wait for the next one (and the next and the next...).

    Scarcity or secondary market value were never much to get me excited about a figure, and that's how I view Tytus' (the original) appeal. I'm happy so many are happy about him, but I don't even know if he's worth the money to me. Plus I don't know where I'd put him.
    Whoa.... This is EXACTLY what my response is as well! (Although I don't know where I'll put him, I'm still going to get Tytus...)

    Like you, I am overly excited for the NA characters in MOTUC, I cannot wait to see who Mattel will release next! I would suspect one of the Guardians......
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    Same here...I mean, a space mutant with an eyeball for a head?!

    That's waaaay cooler than a giant, though I'm still getting Tytus.
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    Even though I think Optikk looks awesome, I'm much more excited for Tytus.

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    optikk is awesome! i wish he had more lines in NA. i feel like he and karati were overlooked all the time for speaking parts.

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    Ya I think I'm the same. Tytus will be ok but Optikk has a home on the current bad guy roster rather than the some obscure past time shelf.

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    Grenadaspice: although I understand your logic, I do not share it and couldn't disagree more. I, as opposed to you, am not following a timeline. In fact, the MOTU story is timeless in my imaginarium, and I am equally fascinated with ancient, long gone characters (if not more so) and the 'more current' characters. For me Tytus is a very big deal, because it is my chance to finally get my hands on a mythical character that was denied to me (and most MOTU fans for that matter) for so long. Having said that, even if I am not into NA, I must admit Optikk looks REALLY COOL and I'd love to get him to.
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    Tytus is the first one I will pass on. Too much money for a character I don't really care about.

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