Yup, verbose is off. If it's not too much of a hassle to implement, a speed-up certainly would be awesome!
Rating is out! :)
It shouldn't be tricky to do - I can send you a preview build when I have it in there if you like - just email me at email@example.com and I'll pass it along so you can see what you think.
Thanks so much for the rating! I really appreciate it.