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I teleported too far away and now the game crashes on world load

I'm stuck in Minecraft! I was flying around teleporting myself to random locations to find new biomes to build on. I teleported to 12345678,64,12345678 and it froze. I restarted minecraft and my ...
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How to generate an empty world in Minecraft?

Is it possible to hack level.dat to make world generate new chunks with nothing but air blocks? Or is there any tool to create such world? Is it possible to give that world file to someone with ...
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Is there a bigger chance of trees dropping sapplings when breaking it?

When do leaves have the biggest chance of dropping saplings: when I break the leaves or when I just break the wood and let the leaves die out?!
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Minecraft & Hamachi IPs

I and a friend play minecraft, and with the recent 1.3.1 release we can now open our games to LAN ^_^ Or we can sometimes, sometimes we can't, sometimes we can, it's quite confusing, and we're not ...
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What are some tactics to fortify villages and their population against outside attack?

I recently discovered my homely village has been ransacked by a marauding horde of zombies. They managed to get inside one of my large apartment houses and wiped out all but two (!) of the village ...
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Has 'Herobrine' ever been in Minecraft? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is (or rather, was) Herobrine? Does herobrine exist? On the Minecraft launcher start screen (just after you launch the game) it says 1.3.1 Single-player now runs a ...
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How fat is 'Steve'?

So I was experimenting with half-blocks and stairs, and made this structure: and since I was inside it when I placed the last stair, I found that I was trapped. This surprised me since the space ...
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What makes a village?

What constitutes a valid village to NPC Villagers and/or Iron golems? Is there a marker in the chunk itself that says "village lives here"? Is there a minimum number of doors? How are the boundaries ...
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Is it possible to defend your house with iron golems?

I recently read about iron golems in Minecraft and it seems like you can just spawn them anywhere, so this lead me to the conclussion that they should be able to protect your house unless they would ...
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Overworld zombie pigmen spawns

With the new 1.3.1 version, do zombie pigmen spawn immediately adjacent to the nether portal in the overworld, or do they spawn anywhere nearby like mobs from a mob spawner? ETA: I'm interested in ...
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Automatically crafting Buildcraft Mining Wells

Minecraft Version: 1.2.5 Mods: Buildcraft plus additional pipes plus logistics pipes, equivalent exchange, thaumcraft, IndustrialCraft, Forestry, RedPower2 Using the Buildcraft automatic crafting ...
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Is there a way to change time in creative mode of Minecraft?

Is there a way to change time in creative mode of Minecraft? Its so hard to find info because things change so fast and old posts aren't removed. So i apologize if this is a repeat.
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Will villagers fall to their deaths or exhibit other suicidal behavior?

My villagers are all dead and I'm trying to suss out why. Passive mobs (pigs and such) won't walk off a cliff on their own if the drop would be enough to kill them. Will villagers? What other ways ...
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Is there a way to change an existing map from Default to Large biomes?

I'm OK with there being 'unnatural' stuff at the borders of the 1.2.5 map and the 1.3.1 map, but I'd like all the newly generated areas to be LARGE BIOME. I am using Bukkit, is it as simple as ...
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Why can't I break or place blocks in my LAN-enabled world? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why can't I destroy or break blocks? I was playing Minecraft in single-player mode today when I turned on the "Open to LAN" option. I then changed my game mode to "creative"...
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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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Is there any way to make Logitech Revolution MX scrolling sensible in OS X?

I'm playing Minecraft on a mac, and I'm using a Logitech Revolution MX. When scrolling in the game, it flicks through my items very quickly, rather than one item-per-click scrolling than I get in ...
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Change the spawn point for LAN players in a single player map

Using Minecraft 1.3, a single player map can be opened up for LAN play. How do you change where other players will spawn? I know how to change my own spawn point (by using a bed), but how can I ...
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My brother and I are unable to connect to minecraft LAN servers, any way we can fix this? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why isn't my Minecraft LAN server working? When we click 'Open To LAN' it gives us an ip address but when we use that to Direct Connect it doesn't work. We've also ...
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Generating my world map without visiting the region?

I'd like my Minecraft map to get fleshed out a bit around the region where I'm at to see if there are villiages or other structures worth checking out. However I'd like to keep from walking around in ...
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How to make multiple minecarts turn together?

I have a railway and I want to have multiple carts on it. However, when I launch my carts together, the one behind jams when they come to a turn and doesn't continue. How can I make this so both carts ...
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Can emeralds be found in a world created by a version below 1.3?

With minecraft 1.3 emeralds were added. Is it possible to find emeralds in a world that was created with an older minecraft version? If yes, does this take effect only on new generated chunks?
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How do I make multiple spawn points in minecraft vanilla?

I'm fine using any mods to DO it, and use a program like mcedit. However, the final time that it's played, it can't have any mods installed. I'd also like to know how to chose which spawn to make ...
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Is there a way to allow the placment of torches on Red Power 2 columns?

I have started messing the saw in the Minecraft mod Redpower 2. One of the items you can create is columns made from pretty much anything in the game. The problem is I cannot seem to place torches on ...
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Why isn't my Minecraft LAN server working? Is it because the zip codes are different?

Possible Duplicate: Why isn't my Minecraft LAN server working? So I live in a town with 3 different ZIP codes. I'm not sure if ZIP codes have anything to do with Minecraft LAN servers. My ...
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Recommended version of OpenGL for Minecraft?

I'm wondering what version of OpenGL is best for Minecraft. Currently, I'm running Windows XP (2G RAM), OpenGL 2.1, JRE 5 (and Minecraft 1.2.5, haven't downloaded the latest yet). Minecraft runs ...
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Minecraft Keeps crashing when fullscreened on server

In single player Minecraft, I like to get the full experience and I hit F11 to go full screen as soon as I log in. But unfortunately when I did this on multi-player the game crashed unless I waited ...
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My friend can't join my LAN server and I can't join his [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why isn't my Minecraft LAN server working? My mate and I have updated our Minecraft and it's fine, but we are trying to join each other's games via LAN. It just says ...
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Minecraft 1.3.1 vanilla server and access rights?

I am trying to set up a "back to basics" Minecraft server, no plugins, no flying, no nothing. However, the server I set up seems to prevent modifications to the terrain, unless I add the user(s) to ...
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Can the creepy ambience sounds be disabled?

In Minecraft, when you are nearby a large unlit area (underground caves, dungeons, etc), you hear ambient sounds, many of which are very unsettling and all of which sound unnatural. These can be ...
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Why can't I connect to a minecraft LAN server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why isn't my Minecraft LAN server working? My sister and I are trying to run a Minecraft server for us to play on together. We live in the same house, using the same ...
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Does an obsidian block affect sound transmission?

So I was slime-hunting because I heard the sound of a slime through the wall. I kept digging, following the sound of the slime, until I dug down to a lava pit, surrounded by some stone. I safely went ...
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Minecraft skin script [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: View a Minecraft skin as a 3D model? Is there a way from the base of a minecraft skin it will show a 2d picture of it from all sides like planet minecraft does? If no one ...
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What's missing from the XBox version of Minecraft? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What features differ between the XBLA and PC versions of minecraft? I recently purchased Minecraft for my XBox and I have been playing thorugh it. I've started lookign ...
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Do villagers always sell first?

From the minecraft wiki, I can see that each villager begins with one trading offer which must be accepted before it can trade more offers. In my test world, every villager I've clicked on has offered ...
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Can you spawn special villagers?

In minecraft 1.3.1, the different types of villagers are now important as they trade different things. However, not all types will necessarily spawn at once. If I occupy a village that lacks, say, a ...
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How can I toggle an output using the same input pulse?

I need to make a contraption that takes a pulse and toggles a switch from on to off. Then when the pulse happens again, I need it to turn from off to on.
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What does the “Bonus Chest” option in the New World options do?

In the new version of Minecraft there's a "Bonus Chest" toggle in the New World options. So, what's up with that? Where does the chest appear, and what will I find in it?
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Why isn't my Minecraft LAN server working?

My LAN server won't let my cousin join me or me join my cousin. It won't show up on the multiplayer screen - it keeps saying "scanning for LAN servers" but it never finds it. I am at his house and we ...
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Host bukkit server with regular server

My question is simple. I have a Bukkit Minecraft server. Right now there is no Bukkit version compatible with Minecraft 1.3.1. Is there a way to take my server and host it with the regular Minecraft ...
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A good size RAM-disk for Minecraft server?

I'm running a Minecraft Craftbukkit server using this awesome script. My box has 3GB of RAM, and I have it set up to use 2GB minimum, and 2.5GB max. I want to use the RAM-disk feature in the script, ...
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Is there a way to make cave spiders passive in minecraft?

According to the Wiki "Cave Spiders, like regular spiders, are pacified (made neutral) by bright light." But, in my cave spider spawner area, I am lighting regions with redstone lanterns and the ...
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Cannot Connect to Minecraft.net AND Bad Login? What do I do?

I bought Minecraft the day before yesterday and we were having problems then too. I figured those out so my new problem is that I try to log in to Minecraft and it always says without hesitation "...
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View a Minecraft skin as a 3D model?

I'm trying to create a skin for Minecraft for the first time. I loaded it as my character's skin so that I could see it, but since the head moves around with my mouse I can't see the top, bottom, and ...
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Essentials Plugin config.yml: Prevent mob spawn not working?

I am using the Essentials plugin for my Craftbukkit server. In the config.yml file, under the prevent tag, I set creeper to true in order to prevent Creepers from spawning: # General physics/...
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Minecraft Mod: look through nether portal (gl nether mod)

I watched this video Etho Plays Minecraft - Episode 200: 200th Special . At about 23 minutes he mentions a mod called something like "gl nether mod". This mod looks really cool, but i can't find it ...
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How can I download and install Uranium for mine craft? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you install Minecraft mods on a Mac? My 11 year old son has gotten into Minecraft. He wants me to help him install some mods, including one called "Uranium." I'm a ...
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Tips for brewing stations in the Nether

As far as I know at this stage it is impossible to get water into the Nether. I know it could be done in previous versions with silk touch and ice, but that is over now. And in the new versions silk ...
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What is Powered Output?

I'm using the MC Forestry mod, which has machines that have powered output. I've tried taking items out of the machines by using the regular wood pipe to stone pipe, which doesn't work. What exactly ...
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Is there any way to speed up or automate building in the Technic Pack?

There are a large number of ways to clear large areas very quickly in the Technic Pack, such as auto miners, quarries, and the various abilities of Red Matter tools. However, I cannot seem to find any ...