Ya know, I'm not really sure. I've wondered that myself before, but that's the way this program chooses to do it. It may have something to do with a/v sync and the inner workings of a VCR and who the hell knows, lol. It's really not that painful though, so I haven't ever really worried about it.
Yes, but no sprinkles. For every sprinkle i find, i shall KILL you.