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I'm testing a circuit with restone but came across a very odd behavior, so I isolated a part of circuit composed of a block with the NOT gate which has a lever attached to it. When I activate the lever, the torch of the NOT gate always burns out.

Why is that?

PS: If you didn't understand just look at this tutorial and look at the beginning of the tutorial (which is in the middle of the video).

Here's a picture:

what the heck!

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Screenshot of what you have built? Maybe there is an error in your layout. A redstone wire in the wrong place or such. – dbemerlin May 15 '12 at 9:13
Can you post a diagram of your circuit? It would aid debugging immensely! – fredley May 15 '12 at 9:17
@dbemerlin, screenshot posted – Shoe May 15 '12 at 9:17
@fredley, I posted a picture, and it is basically all there. I don't even know how to make a correct diagram. – Shoe May 15 '12 at 9:18
You may have stumbled upon one of these bugs: "Sometimes, torches can burn out, and even replacing them will not repair the damage" – fredley May 15 '12 at 10:36
up vote 1 down vote accepted

As @fredley suggested, I crossed upon a well know bug. Creating a new world (or probably just change the position of the blocks) will solve the problem.

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