Many Levels Of Orange
Here are some pieces I happen to have in the various shades or orange / yellow.
First, we have classic yellow, used on the Throwbot Jet, McToran Jaller, and the Muaka (and a manas too, right?) I don't think it's appeared since, unless you count those Rhutoka spinner rods (I think those were yellow too).
Then we have the new shade of yellow, now commonly refered to as Keetongu orange (or keetongu yellow, as it could be called). It is darker shade of yellow, and is a pleasant blend or classic yellow and classic orange, in my humble opinion. However, seeing this color over and over again has made it appear somewhat dull, especially since it replaced brown in the stone sets for a while, but overall tis not bad. But it is very different from either classic yellow or classic orange.
Then we have classic orange, in the form of Nuparu's mask. Classic orange has seen its days as a secondary color to Ta sets all the way up to the Toa Nuva. It's also been in the Rahaga sets, a Visorak set, and in other various places I just can't remember at the moment. This color has stayed with us since the beginning, right up there were black, white, blue (now in the form of friction pins), and breakable lime green. But has it changed this year, just as it was becoming a primary color?
Well, kind of, but it's hard o tell. The final mask shown is Pohatu Phantoka Nuva's. It's more of a neon orange, a bit brighter or flashier than the original. Is this because the paint is new, or that my Nuparu mask has faded and isn't as shiny as the brand new mold? It's up to you to decide, because I can't, for the life of Mata-Nui, tell exactly what the difference is. Even in the picture above, the difference isn't notable. So this new shade of orange (if it is a new shade... I might just be being picky here) can probably be incorporated in with classic orange without too much disruption... not nearly as bad as when they switched the grays on us.
And, of course, we have the Hannah crab, but it just scurried into the picture at the last moment, so it can't really be considered a shade of orange in and of itself. (Or can it? )
Now, go build an MOC in orange! (Or black, red, blue, ext...)