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How can I build on an infinite sea?

I let my small cousin play Minecraft a while, but then she came to me with a problem: She had made a new survival world which consisted only of a sea, using the superflat world prefixes. She said she ...
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GroupManager/Essentials: No users can use the /help command

I'm in the user group owner. I have - help (4 spaces before the -) under every user group permissions in the groups.yml file. I logged into my server and it said "type /help for a list of commands." ...
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1.9 Kill syntax

So I am trying to make a command block to kill all creepers. The syntax in the command block is: kill @e[type=Creeper, r=10] This command is even directly shown on the Wiki. I am assuming that the ...
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Regrowth - Legit way to progress in the dream world

I am currently playing the modpack Regrowth, where you have several things to accomplish. I came to the dream world (where you lose all your inventory when entering) and am trying to get the necessary ...
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Can I make an Enchantment table which can enchant to higher levels then 30?

In Minecraft 1.9, End Cities spawn in the End. These End Cities contain Chests with various items, some of them enchanted. On the wiki I found out that the items may be enchanted to a random level ...
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Why don't spawn chunks work properly with OptiFine?

(This is a follow-on to an earlier question whose answer taught me about spawn chunks.) I've built an iron golem farm in Minecraft, and I've noticed that golems don't spawn when I'm far away from it ...
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Prevent griefing

I am running a Minecraft 1.9 server. I have built a hub and I want to protect it with WorldGuard but WorldGuard latest version only support Minecraft 1.8.1. I have tried to use the latest version of ...
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minecraft item frame not outputting redstone signal when item turned

I have an item frame on a block of emerald. In the item frame there is an anvil. I'm using vanilla Minecraft 1.9. When I turn the item in the item frame no signal comes out of the comparator. I have ...
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How can I quickly dig out 3 chunks for my basement in FTB Infinity Evolved?

I'm expanding my 1 chunk house to a 4 chunks house. I need to excavate an 3 chunk hole for my 3 floors basement (4 chunks total less 1 chunk already built). My first thought was using a filler from ...
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Shader mod in 1.8 with without black chests, signs, mobs, and player armor

I installed the ShadersMod-v2.4.2mc1.8 from http://minecraftsix.com/glsl-shaders-mod The 5/12/14 update must have fixed player skins, armors, and signs. However single chests are still black. This is ...
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How do i testfor a player using a water bucket with scoreboards?

I'm making a map and I need a way to test if the player uses a water bucket. I tried /scoreboard objectives add <Name> stat.useItem362 and /testfor @a[score_<Name>_min=1]. Did I do ...
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I want to know how to make a waypoint in minecraft

How do I make a waypoint in Minecraft? I know you can but I can't figure out how. I don't mean things like beacons or high towers of blocks, like those signs on Stampy and Squids' race to the moon ...
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How do I get to the Far Lands without my dual-core crashing?

I have the XYZ of the Far Lands , but my dual-core crashes there. I have the latest non-snapshot version (1.7.10) , but my dual-core crashes when I get there. Also , can the Far Lands be reached on ...
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Minecraft Forge textures missing as of update 1.7.10

So I've been modding Minecraft for about a week now and its been going smooth, but I've had texture problems, after upgrading forge from 1.7.2 to 1.7.10. Modded items, modded blocks, as well as ...
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How to find slimes in 1.9.2 with no seeds

I have looked all over the web but none of the things people say work. How do you find slimes in Minecraft PC 1.9.2?
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Change F3 Control in Minecraft?

In Minecraft, pressing F3 (many devices require you to hold fn in addition) brings up various statistics. I went to the controls and tried to change this menu to a more convenient button, but could ...
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What's the best location for the player to spawn slimes in these 4 chunks?

I located an area in my world where there are four adjacent slime chunks. I would like to make a high-efficiency slime farm here. The bottom-left corner of the bottom-left chunk is -432/32/80 and ...
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Minecraft: testing for specific player with command block

So my Minecraft name is "JAMES_the_camel" (yeah I know, strange..). So I was trying to make a door that only opened when it was me walking across the tripwire. The first block has the code: testfor ...
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Fastest way to clear cobblestone blocks

Ok, I am a bit of an expansionist and sometimes I like to 'reclaim' land from large bodies of water. I built a wall from the bottom of the water area to the surface as a retainer wall to keep the rest ...
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Minecraft Command locks testfor everyone

I am working on my Zombie map when I wanted to add a mechanic so that when you die you go into spectator and get to watch your team fight. I have most aspects of the mechanic working but I encountered ...
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How do you spawn a skeleton without a bow and a name

I was making the Judgement Hall from Undertale (IN MINECRAFT). I already made the music and the map, but what's the command for a skeleton without a bow that has a name?
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Minecraft 1.8.8 fails when connecting via Direct Connect

I am trying to join a family member's world. We are both on PCs, one Windows 8.1 and one Windows 7. We both use Minecraft 1.8.8 My family member's PC firewall is open to Jave SE binary and to ...
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In Minecraft 1.9 how do I clear an item from every inventory slot except for armor?

I tried to figure it out and the only solution I could come up with was a command block for each slot. I'm currently making a one command where it will force armor on you but I want to make it so if ...
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Shaders flickering players and items

I play with shaders on 1.9 and everything is ok except... that dropped items and me in F5 mode are flickering... I tried SEUS and Kuda shaders with the same result - Flickering. However these shaders ...
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What blocks can Mobs/The Player spawn on?

I was wondering what specific blocks a mob can spawn on, and which ones they can't. I know that block "opacity" and "transparency" have a part to play, but not all of these rules apply properly. Can ...
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How do I spread taint to a certain area in Thaumcraft?

I'm trying to make taint spread to a certain area in my world, as in, to a small NPC structure. Is there any way I can do this? I even tried using MCEdit to set the biome, but there's no "enter biome ...
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How can I test my command block contraptions for multiplayer compatibiltiy?

I like making command block contraptions. Occasionally, I make a contraption that I want to use on a multiplayer server (or offer to server operators), but I don't know of a way to test that it'll ...
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Custom Villager with potions as trade

So I'm trying to make a custom trade villager with potions as one of the trades. But I can't seem to figure out what to put in the command block. What I've got so far is: ...
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Cannot launch Minecraft: CertificateNotYetValidException

What should I do when my Minecraft Launcher 1.3.11 wouldn't log me in? The console output is: Sorry, but we couldn't connect to our servers. Please make ...
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How can I catch hostile mobs with golden lasso/ reuseable safari net

While playing the ATLauncher's craft pack, I made both the golden lasso from Extra Utilities and the reusable safari net from MineFactoryReloaded. I have a problem where neither can capture hostile ...
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How do you remove a SPECIFIC level of potion effect from a player?

I'm creating a Minecraft map which requires you to find splash potions to access new areas. I'm using effect @p clear minecraft:speed 0, but it sometimes activates another potion's ability. How do I ...
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If I destroy a computer, will it lose its programs?

If I destroy my computer, will the programs on it remain if I replace it somewhere else?
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Minecraft Launcher not responding [duplicate]

Recently my Minecraft Launcher has stopped working. When I open it, it opens a window but stops there. I tried reinstalling it, the repair function on the setup wizard, updating Java, and nothing ...
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Minecraft /xp wont let me target @p or @a

So I've been building a large battle arena type server where there is both PVP and PVE survival in a concentrated coliseum, and most of the map is governed via command blocks. Score is measured at ...
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I Need A Rankup Plugin With Specific Details [on hold]

As you can tell by the title, I need a rankup plugin that works with GroupManager. HOWEVER - there is more required. Here's a list of all the things it needs to be able to do / have: -Uses ...
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How to test if a mob is dead to execute a command?

So i am making a 1.9.4 adventure map but then i spotted an AMAZING one vanilla minecraft command block person called IJAMinecraft! He makes the best commands and one of my favorite one commands was ...
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End of Input Error in Tellraw

I have a /tellraw command, straight from my map: /tellraw @a [{"text":"I am a "},{"text": "DOOFUS", "color":"red"},{"text":". ...
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How to execute a command block once taking hits?

So, I am doing a little Minecraft adventure map and the number one thing I keep getting stuck on is how to execute a command block once a zombie hits you three times. Thanks! :D
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Is there a command to copy all of your inventory into a chest?

I'm creating an adventure map with many levels. You can chose which level to do and can walk out of one anytime. When you walk out of the level your inventory will be cleared. Is there a way to make ...
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Texture pack that changes block

How do you get a texture pack to change a block? I have one, but it is not working, as it does not change the blocks.
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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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I Can't find my wife?

In Minecraft Comes Alive it seems that I lost my wife. I have crafted the whistle and keep calling but only my daughter shows up. I tried gifting a wedding ring to another female villager (she had ...
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How can I make a short timer using only command blocks?

Using only MC command blocks (I am using 1.9) how can I create a short timer? It needs to be command block-only because I am trying to make a 1-block command; I want to make it night time and give ...
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Detect if player clicks with item such as stick or blaze rod?

how would I detect if player clicks with item such as stick or blaze rod? I suppose this would use scoreboards? I also can not use comparators or such, it will all be hooked up to a clock, although ...
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Minecraft: 64Bit operating system with 8GB Ram, game crashes when I try to allocate more than 1Gb Ram? [on hold]

I have a laptop with 64Bit Operating System and 8Gb Ram (7GB still unused apparently). I use a quite a lot of mods, and have tried relocating more Ram to Minecraft, but I get a crash error if I set ...
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How can I change my minecraft skin mcpe? [duplicate]

I need to know, As I, the SamTRG (who will do YouTube) needs to be enlightened on how to change my skin.
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Minecraft lag with the AMD A10 7850K APU?

I've made my first custom build PC for my grandma. She doesn't really use it for gaming but her grandchildren do, and she didn't have much money to spare, so I've build a PC with an AMD A10 7850K ...
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How to rollback a map to a previous state

I died in lava with resources. How can I rollback the map to what it was 1 minute ago? P.S: I am looking at the death screen. I can post screenshots if needed.
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How can I convert a classic .lvl file into a modern Minecraft format [duplicate]

I have tried opening .lvl with the latest version of MCEdit, and I get random stuff. No sense of order at all. I am not entirely surprised because it was not a supported extension in the Open dialog. ...
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How to create a lava survival pvp map in minecraft?

I'm trying to create funny pvp maps for my friends and I. I would like to go deeper and try a lava survival map. The goal is basically to make the lava go x block up every x time/tick (or replace any ...