Yeah, PA really could've mashed his forehead against his keyboard and I would've gleaned as much information from that as I did from his post. http://www.knoppix.com/
When I say idiot I mean that I have only ever heard of Linux and have never tried it out for myself; and Knoppix? WTF is THAT?!?
It's a lot less taxing on your system, but you are NOT guaranteed to have things like Adobe Flash which you'll need to play with legos online. That post was targeted more at Chief.