Why are ward and emote selection disabled until you lock in your pick?

I would love to be able to fiddle around with my wards and emotes while everybody is choosing their champs and stuff. I can't think of any downsides to making it available from the beginning of champ select
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We're testing a new feature that gives the option to view discussion comments in chronological order. Some testers have pointed out situations in which they feel a linear view could be helpful, so we'd like see how you guys make use of it.

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