I'm not sure if it's that the patch is inherently buggy or if it's because the servers haven't upgraded yet and there's a slight problem between the two versions.
thanx zathrus. like i said, i had some weird lag and that may have been the reason for the weirdness. i'm pretty sure that is was an isolated thing anyway and hopefully won't happen again. btw, i'm glad i can finally taunt properly with the skarj model