Originally requested here:
yellow's comp dc'd and was placed in those spots as 4th+5th towns placed. When he reconnected he quit because it wasn't worth playing for him.
I've been caught a few times deciding where to place at the last second. The lag can cause you to be too late, even if you've clicked before the timer on your screen.
admin edit: bots select highest producing spots, partcularly with 6/8