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

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Trigger command blocks remotely?

I am currently working on a minigame, and I am trying to remotely trigger command blocks. Is there any way to use a lever and a command block to activate another command block 4K blocks away? For ...
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How do I check if a player has eaten rotten flesh in minecraft?

I'm working on a illness thing, and I need to make it so it checks if a player has eaten some rotten flesh then gives the player infinite hunger.
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Minecraft /testfor problem

I have another problem with my Minecraft PvP map. I'm trying to set up a command block that checks when a player is standing on a block and if so it will give them jump boost so I used this command ...
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Only allow certain blocks to be broken with mining fatigue

I want to make sure players cant break any blocks but wheat, while they have the mining fatigue effect. Is there a way to detect if they are trying to break the wheat or is there a way to only allow ...
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In Minecraft, how much is a redstone repeater tick?

In Minecraft, there are these redstone repeaters that look like this. How much is one tick? Is 2 2x longer, how much?
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Minecraft Mob-Spawning in vanilla 1.8 server [closed]

I am making my own server and I am trying to make mobs not spawn in a certain area, I can't do a /kill @e[type=!Player] command because I have armor stands! So I was wondering what you guys thought. I ...
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How to /setblock a specific type of redstone (Debug mode) | Minecraft

I've had a look at the new hidden world type on 1.8, and I've just wondered how to get a type of redstone that goes up in the north part of the square, and I want to use the /setblock command to ...
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How should I go about “reseting” a large arena?

For a minigame map I am making, I have a large (320*320*116) destructible arena. Players get explosives, blocks, etc. and the entire area can change. At the end of the match, I would like to restore ...
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How do you make people drop extra items on death?

As seen in this video: (Skip to 5:53) When a player is slain, they drop an Enchanting Table on top of their inventory. How was this achieved and how can I build a ...
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Test for birch log in Minecraft

How do i get my command block to test for a birch log in 1.8? What are the new item names? I have already tried names like birch_log, 17:2 log:2 and so on. Google is against me on this as well.
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How do I teleport players based on their teams?

I'm making a costum map which uses comandblocks to teleport players to a spot. The commandblocks are setup under two rooms. (One for team red players and one for team blue players). I need to teleport ...
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Minecraft command block order I need help in redstone

I would like to make a command block that when he found someone(testfor) in a specific condition (like, survival mode) a redstone signal will appear and activate another command block(the command ...
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How can I pulse one of several wires in Minecraft randomly?

My question is a bit familiar to How can I randomly power one of several wires in Minecraft?, but slightly different. Let's say I have 5 wires (or more), wire A, B, C, D and E. Now, I want to ...
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How do you combine two stats into one scoreboard objective?

I want to create a scoreboard objective for the amount of times a player falls 50 blocks, places a water bucket, and survives the fall. I only want the player to get a point if they manage to do all ...
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How can I teleport to an unloaded entity?

I am using invisible invulnerable ArmorStands to create "warps" and "homes" in a map. The idea is that I can spawn them in with a specific name, and then teleport a player back to them like this: /tp ...
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Is there a logic gate for this?

I have a set of lights that turn on based on time of day. I want to be able to turn on a separate switch and have the lights blink on and off with a clock I've already built. So basically, is there a ...
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How do you automatically detect water in Minecraft 1.8?

I'm building an automated farms for several crops, including wheat. The farm consists of a long cascade of farm fragments: Seen from side Currently, I have to manually toggle water off after it ...
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Where is there a key to the different redstone circuit notations used on the minecraft wiki?

There are lots of schematics of minecraft circuits online, but few of them reference the notation they are using and I am finding it hard to chase down what some symbols mean. The page on Advanced ...
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How do I get two pistons (one of them on an inverted signal) to go at the same time?

Here's the problem - I need two pistons to go at the exact same time, so that one of them is contracted and the other is expanded, on a switch mechanism. To achieve this, one of the pistons has to ...
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How to test for time of day with command block in Minecraft

I'm trying to setup something similar to the MindCrack team's current server set up for my single player world so that the world border expands slowly as I play the game. I already know how to work ...
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How do I spawn potions with Command Blocks?

I want to get super speed, like a speed III for 1:00? I want it to be a splash potion that spawns from a command block, I know it can be done, since potions are entities.
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How do I make a Redstone Door that opens with a lever?

I am making a castle in my minecraft world but I want a door that villagers can't enter. So, I decided to make a redstone door but everything I looked up on google seemed to complicated. please ...
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Exactly how do the contents of a furnace effect a comparator?

Can someone tell me how the contents of a furnace affect a comparator? I want to create some automation in vanilla Minecraft, but don't know how the mechanics work.
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How does sethbling “steal items from air” in this video?

Around 0:40, sethbling throws iron blocks at the huge villager statue, and they vanish. How does that work? And what version of Minecraft do I need to use to do this?
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Command Blocks vs Bukkit Plugin, Performance?

I am currently building an open world minecraft adventure map, primarily focused around compatibility for public multiplayer minecraft server. I would like to create events such as; spawning mobs when ...
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Can I shrink this three-pulse-generating circuit?

I guess what I'm after here is a code review for my redstone. I've set up a circuit so that when I press a button, 3 items get dispensed from a dispenser, but it seems rather large. Can anyone ...
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How to test if someone died twice and then put them in creative with invisiblite x in command blocks

I am doing a minigame map, and there are a couple events I want to set-up: If someone dies twice they will be eliminated and put into creative with invisibility X If all of a persons wool is ...
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How do you make a item transporter in minecraft [closed]

Can you please help me on this topic? I just need basic facts about this.
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how do you make commands not show up on the chat

I am making a server, and I put a comparitor clock down to constantly have clear weather. How do I silence the commands?
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minecraft command block /setblock is innacurate

I notice when I use command blocks and /setblock, i will always have to subtract the x-value by 1 for it to go in the correct place when i check where the coordinates for the block i want to be set. ...
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Command Block always activates Comparator

I am trying to do something with command blocks. I have it test for a player at a certain position. I have set up a hopper clock that activates a command block with /testfor @a[x=-611,y=80,z=714] ...
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How can I receive a success output signal from command block on a fill clock?

I have a setup like this: In which the yellow command blocks are a standard 20Hz /fill clock, and the blue is a command such as, for example: /spreadplayers ~ ~ 10 20 false @p[r=5] My problem, ...
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What is the purpose of a D Flip-Flop in Minecraft?

Based on the design of the circuit and on the description, what is its purpose? It says that it transfers the state of D to Q. This means it can store one bit. But what is the purpose of a D ...
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How can I make the redstone repeat a task x times and reset it self?

So I'm trying to make a redstone circuit that can repeat a task x amount of times and then reset it self. I was thinking of using a dropper and a hopper and use the hopper redstone signal (retrieved ...
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Use a command block to “Sense” a player in a certain area

OK, so on my friends and my server, we have a skyblock map. My issue is when somebody joins they spawn above the Void. What I need is for a command block to determine if a player is near the Void and ...
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Is there a way to display a player name in /tellraw command?

like the title says, I'm looking for a way to display a player name in a /tellraw command which is run by a command block. Example: /tellraw @a {"text":"","extra":[{"text":"A player has won the ...
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How to use a command block to welcome new players on a server in Minecraft?

Ok, so me and my friend own a server, it uses Minecraft 1.6.4. What I can't seem to figure out, is how to welcome new users to the server by saying Welcome USER To Northwood, when they join.
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How to testfor blocks not people

how do I testfor blocks? like if I put down stone near a command block with a comparator attached to it and it will activate a piston connected by the comparator on the command block? please answer.
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Inflict damage when player is hit by minecart

Is it possible to test when a player gets hit by a minecart, then inflict damage on the person hit by the minecart based on the speed of the minecart? If testing for the speed of the minecart isn't ...
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What is the command to make a command block emit a redstone signal after 20 mins

How can I make a command block emit a redstone signal after 20 mins. I want it to emit a redstone signal after 20 mins to power another command block that will have /tp to send all players to a ...
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Summoning PrimedTnt with custom fuselengths

How can I summon PrimedTnt with a custom fuse length? I know I have to add some attributes to it, but I'm not sure as to how I can do that. Does anyone know? Also, is there a way to turn TNT explosion ...
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“Refilling” items in a chest [duplicate]

Let's say that I have 3 chests, each containing one of these items: A full set of armour (Leather, White Stained) A Named Lever A Named and Enchanted (Unbreakable) Bow. How can I "restock" these ...
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Execute fill command relative to player

How can I execute the fill command relative to the player? If you are wondering why I am asking this, and for more information, reference my earlier question here: How to make a block disappear after ...
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How to make a block disappear after a certain period of time

So I am making a 'magic trail', which is essentially wherever you walk and jump, a block will be placed below you. Unfortunately, the trail will always stick around and never go away. After a while ...
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Making a command block with a command block

I am trying to make a spaceship that can go up and down basically. When it goes up, I want the command block to have a command. That's where I ran into a problem; I couldn't find a way to move a ...
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What's a 2×4 ultra clock?

In this video, the uploaders describe a mechanism to "automate" the mining of trees by filling blocks around and above tree you mine with air, while accelerating the speed at which "random ticks ...
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What's the easiest way to test the effects of chunk unloading on redstone circuits?

I'm building a long-distance signal transmission line for a railroad system. I think it will work because the player moves through chunks with the signal, but I want to test what happens to the ...
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Right side of piston-chest room not working

I'm new to red stone and am trying to make a chest room similar to Etho's where you walk on pressure plates and all the chests come through stairs. I was stoked that I got one side working, but the ...
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How to make a command block say something only once in Minecraft?

I am creating an adventure map and needed to know how to make a command block only say something once in the chat menu. PS: I would like this to be under my floor because it is supposed to be an NPC ...
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Powering a Redstone Lamp on top of a Piston

I am trying to design a street lighting system which is controlled by a light sensor. What I would like to have is for the redstone lamps to be lowered, flush with the ground, during the day but at ...