Welcome to my zombie thread. I considered posting in A&S, if only to be near the helmet thread (polls still open, exercise your right to vote), but brain buckets offer minimal protection from the ravenous undead. I was prompted to post this after the recent resurrection of Pet Sematary Peeves.
Zombie goodness list
They can make you laugh.
They can still make you think. Mmm, brains.
They can still teach you things. This one is teaching me Morse code.
Basically, if you have something helpful, interesting or entertaining to add, you can compound their value long after the OP has turned to dust.
They can give you a better appreciation for ancient history (however you define that on the internet).
The BikeForums morgue is your oyster!
The downsides I can see are when very specific or personal threads have definitely run their course; and the unedifying spectacle of pulling a dead horse out of the grave to beat it some more. But I think those would be in the minority and less attractive for exhumation anyway.
Now that you've heard my opinion, I'd like to hear yours.
Ride, don't walk to your polling station.
Charles Babbage's brain in the Science Museum in London. Often visited by the grateful dead, thought to be old COBOL programmers.
My own brain. Even the scan technician said it looked delicious.
Barbara "Beautiful mind" Bush visits Mao country with George, looking for organ donors.