After developers make a post, it can take a while for it to show up in the thread at the point it was made. This is a known side effect of the communications pipeline (e.g. to allow the foreign language community reps to provide translations / updates to our international community for relevant topics), not some malicious way of us manipulating the past.
I feel for you, I really do, but I've got to point this out. That thing you just described; there's a word for it you know. Bureaucracy