Questions about redstone contraptions and machinery in Minecraft. For command block contraptions, use [tag:minecraft-commands] instead.

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Redstone experts: How do I build a device to pull items upwards?

I'm trying to make a quarry, as in some quarries i've seen you can pull items with a device which is upstairs. OFC i've read about the dropper elevator, but that one has the redstone circuits ...
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How to summon potions on the ground in minecraft 1.9

I am trying to summon potions with effects on the ground in an area with 1.9. I had a command that worked in 1.8: /summon Item 343 5 -641 {Item:{id:373,Count:1,Damage:16452}} But now it doesn't ...
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MC 1.9: Chunk Loader for Redstone Circuits?

I have developed an automatic train system using minecarts and redstone circuits to let the minecarts travel between stations. It worked so far for lines in the near environment. But I noticed that it ...
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How do I summon a Zombie that doesn't attack me but attacks the other players?

I am working on a Minecraft map and I came across this. I am trying to make a special ability so that you can summon a Zombie that doesn't attack you but attacks the other players.
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How to setup a clock in 1.9

Hello, I'm trying to set a clock but been having difficulties with the arrangement of the blocks and deciding which if the blocks are condition or unconditional setting. I am testing for a button ...
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Is there a way to make a piston push any block in front of it, when that block is placed?

I'm having trouble setting up fish farms... I can kill the elder guardians without much trouble, but when it comes time to drain the ocean around the temple they always manage to kill me. My last ...
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Autocrafting table in minecraft

Hi i was just wondering if it is posible to make an automatic crafting table in vanilla Minecraft. (But not Colored Carrot's creation, that's not what I'm looking for.)
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Testfor dropped items minecraft

So I tried this command: /testfor @e[x=445,y=88,z=216,r=3][type=Item] {Item:{id:minecraft:egg} But it did the "invalid entity UUID" error and didn't work.
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How to right click items repeatedly with redstone/command blocks (Minecraft)

I have made a command block system that testfors when you have a blaze rod in your first slot and it's highlighted. If this all comes out true, then it will summon an armor stand, where another ...
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How to execute a command relative to an entity

I was wondering how to execute a command relative to an entity in Minecraft using commands for a map I was working on. I am somewhat familiar with the use of the /execute command, but wanted to use ...
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Unable to exclude two of the same type in a selector

Okay while trying to make a scroll like thing that summons lightning.. I realized it targeted villagers, how can I fix this command to do that? /execute @e[r=8,type=!Player,type=!Villager,count=-1] ~ ...
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Hidden Pressure Plates

I want to make a trap in Minecraft, and I can only do this is with a pressure plate. Any ideas on how to get an invisible one?
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Pressure Plates and Chat

I'm creating an adventure map for a friend, and I want a pressure plate to bring up instructions in the chat when he steps on it. Any suggestions?
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Is there a way that if you stand on a block, and you have a score of 3 for an objective, and then you get a title?

I am currently making a gamemode for my server. I want to make a sort of quiz that determines in what group you will be placed. I have 4 groups. You do the quiz and it counts your answers. For ...
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How do I stop Zombie Villagers from spawning or Zombies

I am making a flat adventure/Survival map which is meant to be played for meaby a year or two and is made to make the game harder. In the map when you spawn you have a big shop which is setted up ...
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Minecraft: /setblock a playing jukebox

How do I setblock a playing jokebox in Minecraft? I need the command.
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How to make a player drop an item when hit

I am making a game on Minecraft when someone starts holding one item. If they get hit by someone they lose the item, and it goes on until a timer finishes. How can I do this? I am still new to command ...
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Redstone circuit that activates on short pulse and does not activate on longer pulse

I made a circuit that activates on a long signal but I am missing one that activates on a short pulse and does not activate if the pulse time exceeds a certain pulse. Everything I made still activates ...
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Redstone repeater delay if activated

Can you make a lot of repeaters activate after 10 seconds of making sure it's really activated? Like, if there is a redstone current that lasts 5 seconds (It will deactivate after 5 seconds) then it ...
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Minecraft execute tellraw's clickEvent from original entity, not player

I'm using a command like this: /execute @e[type=ArmorStand] ~ ~ ~ tellraw @a[score_goto=-1] { "selector": "@e[type=ArmorStand,r=1]", "clickEvent": { "action": "run_command", "...
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Wireless Redstone Lamp without Command Blocks?

So I want to create a building that shows no Redstone. And one of the problem is the lighting. I really want to see if I could get a Redstone lamp float above ground by 1 block and be able to be ...
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System with multiple inputs, but when one is activated it disables the other inputs

I am currently working on a bank system. However, it cannot accept multiple inputs at the same time (through multiple ATMs). So I made it so that every ATM will output a signal when a user has ...
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How can I build a redstone-powered vehicle?

I tried to build a redstone vehicle in Minecraft (vanilla), but my attempts proved futile. I tried to build it using pistons, wire and some pushable blocks, but it didn't work, because the wire breaks ...
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Disabling nether portal functionality

I need to know how to disable the nether portal from taking you into the nether, and instead, to tp you somewhere else in the overworld. Is it possible to do this on a commandblock or with redstone in ...
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'/testfor' a number more than 0

I am making a points shop for kills. I have the objectives money and kills. When I press a button, a command block tests for my kills (hopefully) above 0, and if that is a thing, it takes gives me one ...
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How to detect if a mob has been hit in minecraft with command blocks?

i am making a boss battle for my minecraft adventure map, and using a mob spawned with commands as the boss. When the mob gets hit, some command blocks will give the player a potion effect, but I can'...
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Trouble wiring a double row of droppers

The problem seems simple enough. I want to power a double row of droppers. My idea was to redstone wire it this way: Take a double decker row of droppers, and run redstone across the top. However,...
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Vertically stacked armor stands should have increasing scores, but don't

I'm trying to make a goalpost system for a custom map I'm designing. The idea is that a goalpost--consisting of a tall stack of iron bars--would have variable height, and at each block up and down the ...
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Kill all minecarts on a specific block

I am working on my "Minecart Elevator" and I need to kill all the minecarts on a specific block. I have tried many methods, but none of them work. There is no track below the minecarts. How should I ...
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What Specific Blocks are needed for Turing Completeness?

Let's say I want to make a shop with all the redstone components required for Turing-completeness. Since we know Minecraft is Turing-complete, what are the basic blocks required? Ex: Comparators might ...
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Minecraft 1.9 Data Tags changed?

Ok so I have this command here: /summon Item ~ ~1 ~ {Item:{id:spawn_egg,Damage:65,Count:32,tag:{display:{Name:"Destruction Pellet",Lore:["Place this item in a dispenser and power","to destroy the ...
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Trouble making a 5 x 6 wall of redstone lamps

I am trying to make a 5 high by 6 wide cube of redstone lamps to work all at once but I'm having issues getting them to work. They need to be wired so that you can turn them on and off with a clock. ...
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Rewarding Players On Kills

I am working on a Minecraft Map where whenever you kill another player your sword upgrades. I have tried doing /scoreboard players add @a[score_Kills=1] Kills 1 and /give @a[score_Kills=1] 283 but it ...
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How to make scoreboard points

I am working on a Minecraft map where two teams have to get to the other side first. I want it to be that the first team to 3 points wins. Is there any way I can do this?
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How do I create unbreakable blocks?

I am creating a map on Minecraft, and I want the players to break certain blocks like trees, but I don't want them to break other blocks like stone bricks. Is there any command that can help me?
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How to award player on every kill in Minecraft using command blocks?

I want to award the players in my game with 2 cooked porkchops every time they kill another player. What I have tried so far, is setup one command block which gives every player with the killsloot ...
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How to execute different redstone circuits according to a scoreboard variable?

I have a scoreboard variable that counts a killstreak of a player. when a player uses his killstreak I want to preform different actions acording to his killstreak points(1-9) and the team(red-blue). ...
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How to change scoreboard score if player does not have item in his inventory?

I want to make a killstreak award system. for that I need to be able to make a player choose to use his killstreak points to get an ability/potion effect or open a certain gate. I wanted to make the ...
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minecraft take Nth item from chest

Hello I dont know if it is possible, but I wanted to ask how can take Nth item from chest? Like I have 7 items in chest in 7 slots and I want take the 4th. Hopper always takes the first one. Can you ...
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minecraft vanilla, shuffle chest

I am trying to make a game in vanilla minecraft, and I need to shuffle items in chest. To do that I made a dropper system that allows to shuffle 9 items (and multiples of 9). The problem is, that when ...
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Without mods, is it possible to filter items in hoppers/droppers/others?

I'm new to Minecraft, and finally out of my "build a log cabin and try not to die" phase. I just completed my second useful machine today, a dropper-vator from level 14, up to the top of a large(ish) ...
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How to /testfor 10 wheat [duplicate]

I am trying to /testfor 10 wheat anywhere in the players inventory. I have tried this command: testfor @a {SelectedItemSlot:0,Inventory:[{Count:10b­,id:minecraft:wheat}]} But it gives me this same ...
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Minecraft PE BUD switch

I am running the latest version of MCPE, so I don't have access to pistons, redstone repeaters, or redstone comparators. Is it possible to make a BUD switch?
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Minecraft: Increase Redstone Signal Without Delay

I want to increase (repeat) the signal of redstone, as the signal can only travel for 15 blocks without repeat, however using repeaters is not the solution, as repeaters have 1 tick of delay, which is ...
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How to trigger powered minecart?

I tried to trigger a powered minecart with dispenser and hopper, but no luck. How can I give coal to it with a push of a button?
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Minecraft /testfor

My question is simple, How do I test for at least 2 items in an inventory. I don't want to test for exactly 2, I want at least two, so they have the ability to have more in their inventory and still ...
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Efficient way to power stacked rows of pistons?

How can I power two vertically stacked rows of pistons, hopefully with a minimal number of repeaters? I can get the bottom row powered with just a line of redstone on the gold blocks behind as shown, ...
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How can I generate a redstone signal without using redstone power components?

I'm trying to design some redstone puzzles that require unconventional solutions. Is there a way to generate a redstone signal that does not rely on any redstone power components? Two years ago I ...
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Hopper to trigger say command for each item inserted?

I have a hopper sorting system that is working but the issue is that I want it to trigger a command block per item. I have the command blocks setup and working but it only does it once per stack of ...
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Detect broken blocks that don't drop items

I'm trying to make certain aspects of survival more "painfully realistic" using command blocks. One of those things is that I'd like mining through stone (or other hard objects) with your bare hands ...