Rider Down threads are a continual source of controversy. Some people feel there should be a separate forum for them (and RIP), while others feel they have little if any use, other than being a lookie loo.
So the questions are:
What Have You Learned From A Rider Down Thread? (be honest)
Do You Apply It In Any Way To Your Riding Style? (specifically)
Does Age Or Demographic Dictate Wanting Rider Down Threads