I think I figured out part of the problem. Its the way windows live movie maker meshes the videos because somehow after the conversation it glitches the video while its playing
Is your machine old? Frames can skip because your CPU can't handle recording and emulating at the same time. I remember mine had a lot of trouble.
It affects Talk Skill, Steal Heart, Protect-formula Spells, Raise-formula Spells, Demi-formula Spells, Yin-Yang Magic formula Spells, and other misc. skills using a similar formula.
This boost is equal to MA *4/3. So, if you have Talk Skill and a skill that is MA+45 with 15 base MA, normally your final base Hit Rate before Zodiac Compatibility is factored is 60%. With Magic Attack UP, this is raised to 65%. The Constant (Y) value of all these kinds of skills is not affected by Magic Attack UP, only the MA value itself is.
Not too make too many requests on you when you're so busy already, Barren... But mind testing SWA and commenting on them a bit?