Congratulations xf team! Special thanks to Mike Kier and Chris who have taken many suggestions put forward by the users and implemented it. You guys have earnt a break. You will never be able to satisfy everyone but do know that most if not all appreciate your hard work.
Considering some country's privacy regulations in combination with custom add-ons that may put sensitive user-specific data behind user-specific permissions... "Test permissions" was kind of a privacy nightmare.