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Super Secret Settings

In the new snapshot of minecraft (13w36b) there is a super secret setting in the options menu. when hitting the button an enderman-ish sounds play. Does it do anything or is it just a sound?
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Minecraft server on CreeperHost with online-mode set to false

I'm testing something, and I am about to buy server hosting on CreeperHost. Will my Minecraft server work on CreeperHost with online-mode set to false in server.properties? What does online mode ...
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Minecraft crashes after opening my world that was viewed in NBTExplorer [duplicate]

I used NBTExplorer to check my seed. I made no changes that I am aware of, however my save file now crashes when opening. ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Oh - I know what I did wrong! Time: 11/...
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Telling if a Redstone Energy Cell is full -Recent Tekkit- [duplicate]

Is there any way to tell if a Redstone Energy Cell is full in the Galacticraft version of Tekkit? Any form of emitting a redstone signal when it is full to turn off my engines would be great.
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Do Turtles recognize their startpoint?

If I have a Turtle exercising a program that causes it to move, does it know by nature the location where it started, or would I have to write a counter for each step it took so it knew how to get ...
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Why does this put 1/2 of items in top chest?

My understanding of hoppers is that things go down before they move horizontally. So everything should go down to the bottom until that chest and hopper are full, then onto the 2nd row up, etc. ...
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How do I automatically remove anvils in Minecraft?

I'm creating a Minecraft PVP map where players can purchase enchanted weapons for XP. However, I'm supplying certain items in my shop that I do not want players to repair with anvils (e.g. A "Sniper ...
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I can't mine gold, diamonds, redstone, nothing [duplicate]

I'm using a wooden pickaxe, and that might be the problem, I can mine coal and flint, but nothing else. Can someone help please? (edit) I was using nothing to mine down a staircase, when I stumbled ...
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How come my trash isn't being taken out?

I have an complex and extensive AE system set up. In this system, I have two barrels (of cobblestone) connected to my AE network via storage buses. These buses are set at a priority level of 64. MY ...
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Should I wait to generate a new world until bukkit updates to 1.7.2?

I'm resurrecting my server after many months of crunch time. I haven't updated it since the 1.6.2 patch. I've read that there are many changes to the world generation code; new biomes, larger biomes, ...
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Do amplified worlds have any flat areas?

My friends and I would like to use a world on 'amplified' world type, which increases something or other by doing this and that... I really dont understand how it works, but I would like to know if ...
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Cant download minecraft mod [closed]

I want to download a mod but I cant. It says there is not enough disk space within all the folders of minecraft. I want to delete a couple minecraft folders but I dont know what i can delete. I ...
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How can I teach my ME System to distinguish between two different identical materials?

I have an ME Crafting system set up, and it's quite extensive, I'm proud of it. However it does have its flaws. One is that it cannot seem to distinguish at times between two different materials, that ...
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Minecraft Map using excessive amount of RAM

I have a problem with my main map on my server (1.6.4) where it uses ~2GB ram and no players. I know it has something to do with the map as I can watch the ram usage skyrocket when the map starts to ...
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Scala library error when launching Forge for Minecraft 1.6.4

I just updated my Minecraft launcher to 1.6.4 but I am facing some problems using it. It runs correctly without any mod but when I launch with Minecraft Forge, whenever I try to launch it I get the ...
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What can I do to help orienting myself in Minecraft Alpha?

The current cave I'm working on is becoming unwieldy and disorienting. It's becoming harder and harder for me to keep bearings of where I am and what is the fastest way to my shelter. I'm looking for ...
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Minecraft LAN server problems

I am using Minecraft 1.6.4, and want to start a LAN game. When I click on "Open to LAN" on Minecraft, it says my game has been opened to my network on port 25565, but does not give me the IP address. ...
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Is there a way I can automate the collection of Sticky Resin?

I can't use a normal Harvester/Seeder combination with Rubber Tree Saplings as the Saplings have a drop rate that is entirely too unreliable to continue the cycle for very long. Is there a reliable ...
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Hosting minecraft server via webmin on Ubuntu

I am trying to host Ubuntu on webmin and everything is going perfectly, but I can only join my server when I run minecraft 1.5.2 which I obviously dont want to. I think I have the wrong Minecraft ...
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How can I export all item IDs, metadata and names? [FTB 1.4.7 Mindcrack] [duplicate]

I have used NEIs dump thing but that does not give meta data and the names are average at best. How can I access the item id, meta data and proper name (that you get by hovering over the item in NEI)? ...
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Is there a way to keep Zombie Pigmen off of minecart tracks in the Nether?

I am building a 2x3 tunnel for rapid travel (via minecart) through the Nether. The tunnel, in cross-section, looks like this: NN N = Glass N N X = Cobblestone N_iN i = Torch (alternating ...
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How can I find the “center” of a dungeon?

I recently found a dungeon in Minecraft, and I have decided to make an XP farm out of it. From watching youtubers do it, I know that you need to have an 8x8 hole around the spawner to maximize ...
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Why allocate more RAM to minecraft?

I was told to "allocate more RAM" to Minecraft, does this help the performance or anything? If it does what does it help? Right now I have 1GB of RAM allocated to minecraft, would increasing it to 2GB ...
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Is this mod detectable by servers?

Is the minecraft mod "too many items" detectable by servers, is it even client side?
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Remove permissions lock on a Minecraft save

I downloaded a pre-made Minecraft save-file to explore, and it worked really well. However, when I tried using the time set, gamemode, or any other console command, I get the error You do not have ...
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MC Command blocks - teams!

I successfully registered teams (Red, Blue). I want to add players to the team. It currently is 3v3 map, where you need to have 6 players to play otherwise the game wont start at all. So i tried ...
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Minecraft forestry multiple arboretum multifarms cannot work at the same time

I have two of the largest size multifarms set up as arboretums to generate saplings for biofuel production. They are both set up correctly and have all resources piped in through thermal expansion ...
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In 1.7.2 exploration disconnects all clients

I'm playing on a SMP server which is quite old. There are many chunks from many different versions of minecraft. Most were generated with a bukkit modded server jar, but with only dynmap installed - ...
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How many trade offers can a villager have?

After the Pretty Scary Update, the trade mechanics have changed: villagers can now have multiple trade offers after you increase your reputation with them. This got me wondering how many trade ...
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How do I stop a Blaze spawner from spawning blazes?

I want to make a Blaze farm but they keep spawning even if I put torches on the sides . What can I do to stop them spawning?
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I am glitching in a bed in Minecraft multiplayer 1.7.2

I am in Minecraft right now, glitching in a bed because I was on top of someone. I tried /kill and /leave, and none of them work. I am in full screen, so I can't exit or go to the menu. Please, I ...
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How can I randomly power one of several wires in Minecraft?

Given 5 wires (possibly more), I want to press a Reset button, and have exactly one of those wires, randomly selected, become active - and remain that way (until the next button press). What is a ...
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Minecraft Server 1.7.2 Not working

I recently got a server up and working on my computer for 1.6.4 - it was a lot of confusion and problems, but in the end I have my router set up for port forwarding on :25565, and I have my firewall ...
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How can a script check if my local server is running?

Before version 1.7.2 I was able to check if the server was running by using a shellscript that checked if server.log.lck was in the Minecraft server directory. I am running multiple servers via ...
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Minecraft Launcher won't run latest version of Minecraft (v1.7.2)

I recently updated my Minecraft Launcher, and v1.7.2 of the game appeared in the drop-down menu of which version to play. The version I played before updating the launcher was v1.6.2 without any ...
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Are my walls too thin to keep creepers from arming?

Some of my friends and I are building a wall to encompass the entirety of our house and farms, but creepers tend to explode and flood us with zombies in the night, because the walls are made of ...
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Minecraft FTB Unleashed - Why won't my ME Basic Import Bus work?

fellow mad scientists. I've been playing FTB Unleashed (v1.1.3) for a while now and I recently discovered the Applied Energistics mod. I've also watched Direwolf20's spotlight and a couple other ...
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Where can I find the META-INF file for 1.6.4? [duplicate]

I've checked everywhere but I can't find the meta-inf folder so that i can delete it to get mods working. I've checked in the 1.6.4 version folder but there was nothing in the except two folders ...
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Do spider jockeys have unique drops?

As of a certian update, each mob has a unique 'special item' that it can drop upon death. Spider-Jockeys are a unique mob, in that they are essentially a pair of mobs combined, with one riding atop ...
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Is there a way to craft Podzol in Minecraft?

I just want to build a house with Podzol on top, but I don't want to use my Creative Inventory to get it. How can I acquire Podzol?
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Any benefits to running minecraft in a 64bit environment?

I'm wondering if I was to run minecraft in a 32bit or 64bit ubuntu server; would there be a benefit (speed improvements) or something else, or just the same? Downsides?
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What's the maximum number of bones needed to tame a wolf?

In my experience it can take as little as a single bone, what's the maximum it could possibly be?
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Practical Minecraft Rooms [closed]

One of my friends asked recently what sort of practical rooms one should build into their house in Minecraft, and it got me thinking...what ARE the practical rooms one should build for their home base?...
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How can I run Minecraft 1.6.4 on 1.7.2 client? [duplicate]

How can I play older versions of Minecraft? I want to play 1.6.4, but my current installed version is 1.7.2
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What's the fastest way to find melons?

I'm frequently finding myself in situations where I am barely hungry with 9\10 Drumsticks filled, but also with low health. I don't want to waste cooked meat on filling that last Drumstick to start my ...
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“Cannot Resolve Hostname” when using Subdomain

A group of friends wanted a Minecraft server to play together on, so I went ahead and deployed a VPS, and directed an A record titled play to the server's public IP address. I connected to the server ...
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How do I make an effective Minecraft SMP trap?

Alright, so on a SMP server that I play, there's been some raids by other players to grab my stuff, and occasionally killing me and taking my inventory. So, I'd like to make some traps for them the ...
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Is it Possible to obtain Cyndaquil and Pidgeot in the Pixelmon mod for Minecraft?

Pixelmon is a mod for Minecraft that introduces Pokemon. Like the title states, How can I catch or find Cyndaquil and Pidgeot? I think it might be available as I have seen it in process?
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Can mobs drop special items?

I suddenly found an enchanted bow with Power I in my inventory. I did not craft it myself since I don't have an enchantment table. I'm playing on a private server with 2-3 friends and none of them ...
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Running Multiple Minecraft Installations on Linux

So I was reading the following trying to solve a problem I'm having, but none of the answers were good enough for my specific situation. Essentially, I'm trying to run multiple versions of Minecraft ...