Not sure if anyone is interested but I've made an Archlinux VM Appliance so potential new users can have a look. You can get it from the download section of my site under 'Software'
http://www.cannon-linux.co.uk Make sure you read the README-FIRST.txt file
Its pretty rough as I'm new to Arch anyway so don't beat me up about it.
"The man who never makes mistakes never makes anything."