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Recently upon joining my Tekkit Lite server I've been hearing these large rumbling sounds like you'd get during a thunderstorm, however when I actually spawn in the world it's a nice calm day with no rain or lightning in sight.

Additionally I noticed it had also caused the outbreak of a number of fires which is quite annoying as it sets a number of trees on fire which then quickly spreads across the entire forested region that I'm situated by.

What could be causing these mysterious thunderstorm sounds and fires? - It would be nice to get to the bottom as this has happened twice now.

Another note: This problem has also been experienced by other players on the server however I myself have yet to actually play in a thunderstorm. Also another point is that this doesn't seem to occur every time I join, just a few.


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Couple questions to help diagnose the problem: Does this happen to the others on the server as well? Or do they see a thunderstorm? Have you ever seen an actual thunderstorm on this particular server? – Unionhawk Oct 5 '13 at 15:56
Good question! Yes others have also experienced this on the server as well as the thunderstorm however I can't recall ever actually being in one. – Kolors Oct 5 '13 at 16:01
Does tekkit lite have Thaumcraft? If so, this may be a freak occurence with a dark node playing up. Also, the plugin VanishNoPacket (I think it's this one) has an option that shoots you with lightning and bats whenever you reappear. – OMGBACONROFL Oct 23 '13 at 0:28
Can you record a video to demonstrate this effect? – SevenSidedDie Nov 8 '13 at 20:15

What it could be is the server using that as a sort of "hello" sort of thing. Seeing as how whenever you join the server, and the other players see that this happen as well. I can only assume that the server owner or admin intends for this to happen and is using a part of the mod pack or is using a plugin from Bukkit or another mod to make this happen.

It also could be a coincidental bug, but that happening exactly the same time with the other people is pretty unlikely.

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Sorry, was probably worth mentioning that this is actually my server and currently I don't have any plugins that would be doing this. Simply an economy mod and that's about it. – Kolors Oct 9 '13 at 19:05

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