What I've done was copy and paste the plugin method in my code, overrided it and comment the animate line.
All other lines are the same as the plugin method. You can even create your own animate command.
In my case, I commented the line because when i clicked on a thumb, the scroll was animated to the first "page" of thumbs. I've tried every thing to resolve this "problem" and had no success. So, i used The Force! :D