The people on metered connections, or those who care enough to set their non-metered connections to metered just to try to get some control, may finally be pushed to try something new.
Don't worry, they'll be sent back to Microsoft by the RTFM crowd and issues with gaming, miscellaneous required software and hardware support.
I'm always impressed at how well Mint has worked on any recent installs, and I haven't come across any showstoppers for my use.
Let me ask you this -- have you had to research your hardware first?
Last time (a few years ago, admittedly), I complained about issues getting WiFi in Ubuntu to work, I was told (here) that I should have researched my hardware better before trying to install.
Don't get me wrong, I prefer Linux for work and for command line convenience. But as a personal computer there are still some gaps.
Now I'll wait for being down-modded by everyone claiming that their grandma has been running custom Linux for years without ever noticing that it replaced her Windows box. (I would really like to meet one of those grandmas!)