on 1:INPUT:#:/msg $chan 4 $1- | haltdef
works perfectly fine
take this line, and paste it at the very top of ur first remote file...
ive found the placement in code, pending on what else u have coded, can help.
If this does fix it, usually it means u have another on input remote sumwhere and it halts the text b4 it gets to ur remote.
as for ur other question,
paste the code here, and maybe i can help furthor.