When I'm in visual mode and I yank the selection (which has at least 3 lines), messages like these are shown:

4 lines yanked

block of 4 lines yanked

How can I suppress this so it won't appear in :messages?

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I believe this message is triggered when the number of lines you copy exceed the report setting that is set by default to 2

The following command should solve your problem:

:set report=100000

Slightly more information with :help report

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