Even though Quick Drop was introduced in LabVIEW 8.6, there have been rumors on the internets that an 8.5 version existed. Those rumors are certainly true, since I prototyped Quick Drop well before LabVIEW 8.6 released.
I finally had some time to post my Quick Drop 8.5 prototype on the NI Community site. If you want Quick Drop functionality in LabVIEW 8.5, then download the prototype here:
Quick Drop in LabVIEW 8.5