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How can I create a copy of an entity using command blocks?

More specifically, say there's a pile of items on the ground, for instance after someone dies, and I want to create an exact copy of each of those items (NBT tags and all), but in a different ...
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New spawn rules for Minecraft 1.8

A while back when I was researching spawning rules, I found that if a monster in the 32m - 128m area (which randomly despawns over time), would actually not despawn if it was moving. So if the Mob was ...
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Can I teleport entity to the block the player is targeting usnig command blocks?

The question is self-explanatory: Can I teleport a certain entity(by using @e[Name=enitiyname]) to the block a certain player(got with @p) targets? Like If I am looking at a block in the distance: can ...
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How do you summon mobs to dropped items?

How can I summon a mob at the same place as a dropped item? I tried /summon Zombie @e[type=Ingot.iron] but I couldn't get it to work. Also, is it possible to summon mobs to a named item, e.g. an ...
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Minecraft Inventory Saving

I am making an RPG map, and was wondering how to "save" the game. If you die, you would revert back to a save that happens automatically or manually, and I was wondering how to have it so that you ...
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MineCraft Issues Offline [on hold]

Basically my minecraft says its offline when I am. I know you can't play multiplayer on offline but I am online and it won't let me play. I have tried using a friends account on my computer so I think ...
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What commands are counted as 'cheats'?

When making a new world, on the screen where you can turn on the Bonus Chest, Structures etc. you have a button for turning on Cheats. Now I know the command /gamemode <mode> [player] can not ...
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How do I make rapidly changing text in chat and signs

I saw this done in adventure maps and I wanted to use this in my own but i don't know how.
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Sonic the hedgehog style boost pads in Minecraft?

Is there a way using command blocks or plugins to alter a player's momentum (xyz) when they step on a pressure plate? /entitydata works for mobs, but unfortunately it does not affect players.
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What is an effective way to raise the water level on an entire world?

I would like to play in a water world with deep oceans and islands everywhere, not just occasional ocean biomes. I have looked for a good seed, but nothing really shows up. I am wondering if there is ...
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Minecraft Mods not loading

I have installed the forge for 1.6.4 version from the original webpage and whatever mods I put into my mods folder minecraft just loads the mojang logo and then disappears. Also if I clean the mods ...
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How can I conveniently dump a backpack or bag of holding?

After completing some odd quests to get a special sword, I found myself loving bags of all varieties. Sometimes, I just get the urge to put on some pink leather armor, and prance around while I fill ...
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How do I use the /kill command to ONLY kill mobs?

I have a Redstone Power loop that connects to a Command Block that is set to kill all entities except for myself (/kill @e[type=!Player]), because I'm building a creative map, but don't want slimes ...
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Creeper Holes - Minecraft

Please I need help with some creeper issues on my private survival server. I want creepers to be exactly normal but one thing. They can't blow up grass and dirt. Everything else they should be able to ...
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Stop Minecraft Ticks when zero players online

As we all know , a Minecraft Server keeps the spawn chunks loaded all the time (if you don't know, read these questions: one two). So ticks keep passing by. I'm keen of the fact that in these ticks ...
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How to reset a command block's status?

I'd like to use a comparator to act when e.g. a testforblock command block attached to a button triggers. But the comparator changes its state only when the button is pressed after the test result ...
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Please help me Minecraft issues [duplicate]

i need help.. purchased this game for my son and it worked for the first day and now wont work. ive tried everything from uninstalling java and minecraft and reinstalling it. nothing is work this is ...
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Minecraft Server CB/Spigot Multi-version Compatibility

So, this isn't necessarily a problem though, but more like a I-NEED-HELP situation. So my server is Currently running Spigot 1.7.2-1.7.5 and I was wondering if there was a way to have my server be ...
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How do I target only players who are at a certain height?

I own a server, and have built a large indoor structure at spawn. I would like new players to spawn inside this structure. Upon research, Minecraft automatically spawns all players at the highest ...
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How to show XYZ coordinates without the 'Fn' key?

My keyboard doesn't have an Fn key so I can't get the coordinates to show up. I don't know how to get into the multiplayer settings and Shift + F3 doesn't work either. How can I fix this?
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You must run 1.8-pre1 on minecraft zoom mod

So I tried to get a zoom mod for Minecraft 1.8, so after i installed it i double clicked the file to start up the install wizard. But when I hit install, it cam up with this message: "you must run the ...
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Can I save my hardcore map if I die?

My brother jumped into the voice of the doom in my Hardcore Creative map. I didnt pressed the ΄΄Delete this world΄΄ button. Please help me this map was very good. If anyone know please answer.
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launcher minecraft error?

Minecraft won't run. It was running perfectly until the 1.8.3 update. The launcher is fine. I tried older versions and that did not work. I have a windows 8.1 HP laptop. all java has been ...
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Unable to open Minecraft Forge 1.7.10?

I have downloaded Forge 1.7.10, but when I try to install it I get the message: You need to run the version 1.7.10 manual at least once. I don't really get what I'm supposed to do. Any help ...
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Unable to connect to authentication servers on debian vps

Hi i am currently hosting a server on a VPS running debian and when i try to connect to the server my client gets an error saying the authentication servers are down, and the server displays an error ...
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How to run commands depending on players scoreboard?

How can I teleport players based on their score on the scoreboard? For example, only if there scoreboard score is 1.
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How many blocks with Feather Falling 4 can you fall? [duplicate]

I got Feather Falling 4 on my boots on a prison server and there are many plot traps. I was wondering how many blocks I would could fall before dying?
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Does anyone know how to maximize enchantment level? [duplicate]

I've surrounded my enchantment table with bookshelves, but the levels won't go anywhere above 30
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Why are my minecraft files not up to date? [closed]

I'm having a similar problem mentioned in this question. My confusion is I haven't changed ANYTHING in my files, I haven't played in quiet some time for sure, but this all worked a few months back ...
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How do I sort out this mess of a lake?

I have a pretty big job on my hands here. I've dug out a lake, problem being it's not flat anymore. Would be best idea/method to solve a water problem on this scale!?
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How to make a Minecraft Server exit automatically when it crashes

I am setting up a custom modded server and am running into an issue. During all the block id related crashes, the server jar will still be running even though it crashed. I would like it to quit when ...
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how do i import bulk terrain/landscape data into a running minecraft server?

I have written software that generates terrain and buildings (example : Zoo Dome ). Unfortunately it requires that I stop minecraft, run my software to alter the save file, and restart minecraft. I ...
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Why can't I open my Minecraft map even though it exists in the Minecraft saves folder?

I have been trying to download an Equestria map (from My Little Pony). I have extracted and unzipped it, but when I open the Minecraft launcher and click single player I can never find the map that I ...
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Sky Factory 2 permanent blindness and poison effect

I went AFK while playing Sky Factory 2. When I returned, my character was afflicted by the blindness and poison effects. I've tried drinking Milk to clear them, and I've also tried the /effect ...
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Minecraft Forge Help 1.7.5

I have recently bought Minecraft and I have 1.7.5. I tried to install Forge but it said that I need to run 1.7.2 at least once. How do I run 1.7.2 with a copy of Minecraft on 1.7.5? I have tried to ...
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Hunger is not depleting on my server?

I have the server set to easy difficulty and am on survival mode, yet hunger doesn't stay depleted. When I try jumping around and running, the bar goes down one but then instantly regenerates. If ...
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Minecraft is not working [on hold]

Can anyone help me with this, my Minecraft is not working and here is the log Exception in thread "main" java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError at ...
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How do the customized world settings work?

In Minecraft 14w17a, the Customized world type got added. It is based on Wedge, but the settings are different. How do they work?
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Minecraft Forge Crashes when the world Opens!

I have minecraft forge version 10.13.2.1284 and whenever I open minecraft and go into a single player world, it instantly crashes. I tried removing all my mods at the same time, but it still happens! ...
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my minecraft mouse doesn't drag the items. How do i fix it?

The mouse keeps hold of the items/stacks and doesn't drag or place them in the crafting tables. It's impossible to play like this, and I've checked the controls and keybindings, they're normal. ...
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My modded minecraft keeps crashing [on hold]

Here is the crash report ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // I just don't know what went wrong :( Time: 3/1/15 12:32 PM Description: Ticking memory connection java.lang.NullPointerException: Ticking ...
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keeping banner on someone's head

I'm currently working on a CTF system for a large project, and I have the main command blocks set up. The main problem is to make sure that the players do not take their flag off their head. I can ...
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I Can't Place Modded Blocks on my Minecraft Server

I am hosting a server with Kovacic's Mod installed onto it. When I enter the server, I walk far away from spawn and OP myself, yet nothing happens. I still cannot place blocks that are from the mod. ...
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Minecraft error “Unable to download Minecraft. Please try again later.” [on hold]

Minecraft worked on my laptop. The hard drive crashed and was replaced. Now I get an error message when I try to start it saying, "Unable to download Minecraft. Please try again later."
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Minecraft forge 1.7.2

When i turn minecraft forge 1.7.2 on it turns on and instantly back off. it shows this: [18:56:44] [main/INFO] [LaunchWrapper]: Loading tweak class name cpw.mods.fml.common.launcher.FMLTweaker ...
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Minecraft 1.8 maps not zooming out

I have crafted a map in 1.8 survival, and when I right clicked on it in my hotbar, the entire map instantly filled with information. Before 1.8 I had to walk around before it filled. Also, when I ...
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help, cant break anything in minecraft [duplicate]

Tried these things checked mode, not in adventure checked that touchscreen is off not near new games, restarted still nothing. oh and tried survival normal, easy and peaceful
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How to randomly generate ores [on hold]

I have a superflat world, where I have some pretty big structures. I didn't think ahead when I was creating the preset, so there are no ores anywhere. I came up with the idea to (in creative) put down ...
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Why does my minecraft launcher crash when I try to in install it to a windows 7 laptop? [closed]

I don't have anything else installed such as texture packs. I'm playing for first time on this computer. I can't figure why it would do this. The computer is a windows 8 dell. Why does it crash?
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Minecraft 1.8.3 keeps crashing [duplicate]

I recently got a new laptop (Acer Aspire E15) and i've downloaded and installed minecraft. I downloaded 1.8.3, it went fine but then when it came to actually playing this came up before it even ...