So this is done now.
If you are on Chrome - vanityFlair.chrome.crx.
If you are on something else - there's a bookmarklet to try (drag vanityFlair.js link to your bookmarks toolbar and then click on a shot page to activate) and there's a source code to hack. Pull requests are accepted and appreciated.
If you are on IE - I'm sorry.
There is a simple cron job (scheduled task) on my own server that pulls 5 x 20 pages of Dribbble's Popular list every minute and diligently records its contents in the database. The extension/bookmarklet then simply polls my server and gets back the data required. Very uncomplicated.
Here's for example, the data for this shot - http://api.swapped.cc/dribbble/shots/579603/rank
And here's the same for a popular one -
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