if you look at the URL for each comment, the last # is the CID. Those are all in descending order, which means they did appear in that order. People might go back and correct parts of their comments, resulting in an updated timestamp. So that may be why the times appear off.
As for the 403'd bon voyage thread, the mod who wrote it chose to unpublish it, it looks like.
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