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When I try to play multiplayer I type in the only server I know, which the game says was right, then click Play and it loads. Then it says Can't connect to server: bad log in. How can I fix this?

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We are going to need more information in order to help you, there are just too many things that could be happening. Illegal credentials, pirated copy, connectivity issues... –  jmfsg Feb 13 '12 at 20:43
    
Are you using a valid username and password to a paid account? If you are verify that you have everything typed in correctly. –  Adanion Feb 13 '12 at 20:44
    
I recommend you just Google for a server that allows offline mode. –  user25349 May 15 '12 at 14:07
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You cannot login to a server that has the online-mode set to true in server.properties when you're in offline mode, sorry. Some servers allow offline-mode connections, but this is rare since it is open to those who pirated the game and you could pretend to have any username.

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Ahh thank you anyway. It was helpful actually. If you didn't say that I would have gone crazy with other questions. –  dubdee2 Feb 13 '12 at 20:50
    
No problem. Sorry it's not exactly a solution :-/ You should try to figure out why you can't login despite a working internet connection, maybe your firewall blocks the Minecraft launcher –  Zommuter Feb 13 '12 at 20:52
    
also, even if your login works, another reason for not being able to connect to a server may be that they run a different (usually older) version than your client, google for MCnostalgia in that case –  Zommuter Feb 13 '12 at 20:57
    
Oh, and I'm asking another question soon. If you ever find it give me a answer :] –  dubdee2 Feb 13 '12 at 21:09
    
well, I can simply click your name to find it –  Zommuter Feb 14 '12 at 6:07
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