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Thermal expansion machines have black fronts

Not sure how to word the title of this question. The picture below shows what I'm talking about: As you can see the fronts of the machines are black. This happens with all thermal expansion ...
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How to Traverse a Lava Ocean?

I have created a world in a 1.8 snapshot version of minecraft because i wanted to play around with the custom world gen, i turned on lava oceans and it makes the world really cool. I have tried ...
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How can I become Steve again?

I have changed my Minecraft skin and now I feel a bit nostalgic. I have tried to find a solution to this already but all I can find is possible "Steve skins" on the various skin websites. I want the ...
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How can i improve the performance of redpower frame tubes?

Now that this question was answered and my horizontal redpower quarry is working, i feel it needs improvement because whenever i turn the switch for the 5000+ block breakers, two things happen: a ...
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Why my Mob Grinder/Farm isn't working? [duplicate]

I built (by following tutorials, see below) a Mob Grinder. It's a simple 20x20, with water, etc. But when I go up there, it's not dark inside. I don't use Gammabright and I didn't put torches or ...
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Interdimensional redstone circuitry in tekkit-lite?

I am building a gigantic horizontal quarry consisting of more than 5000 redstone tube frames and block breakers, all this in a mystcraft dimension. I used to remotely control the bc quarries i have ...
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What's the minimum height for the spawning area of a mob farm?

Considering a standard mob farm design, what's the minimum height I should build the spawning floor so that I'm sure I get 100% efficiency (no other mobs are counted toward the mob count cap)? I ...
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How do I summon mobs with block heads on Minecraft?

I can't figure it out. I can only summon mobs with other mob heads. I've been wanting to summon a cow with a water source block head and name it " Underwater Mission Fail"— Is that possible?
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How to force Minecraft to “Play Offline”?

I've set Minecraft up with my account on a Windows guest user for my little siblings to play singleplayer. For security reasons, as well as concerns for the children themselves, I'd like to disable ...
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Can no longer connect to private Minecraft server

I set up a Minecraft server 1.7.10 on my personal server hosted on the Rackspace Cloud. The server is whitelisted, as it is intended only for my kids and me to play on. The server had been running ...
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I do not know my Minecraft password

I made my Minecraft account about a year ago and I used my dads e-mail. He changed his e-mail and I can't remember my Minecraft password. How can I retrieve my Minecraft password?
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How does biome generation work in 1.8 snapshots?

My friends and I were planning on starting a survival server for ourselves once 1.8 is officially released, and the possibility of having the nearest ice-based or mesa biome being 20 km away from 0,0 ...
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Rain arrows in random positions within bounds?

How do I summon arrows from the sky in a random position but at the same time to be inside the coordinates that I want? For example, if I use the following, will that summon an arrow in that ...
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Cannot login to Minecraft [closed]

Every time I try to log in to my Minecraft account, it asks me the security questions I have set for my account. However, it is not able to confirm my identity. Is there a specific reason for this and ...
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Minecraft 1.7.10 forge installer error [closed]

Whenever I try to use the recommended build for forge on 1.7.10 it gets to the end and gives me one long error message saying I'm "missing 11 seperate libraries". I've gone on the mvn repository and ...
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Minecraft Forge 1.7.10 Error before game even starts

When I try to run Minecraft with Forge already installed, one of two things happens. Either my game actually loads and it comes up as a complete black screen not showing my game at all but it says it ...
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Backdating a map from 1.7.x to 1.6.x

I have seen some megabuilds on PMC and would like to use it in a 1.6.x server however the map in question is a 1.7.x world. The question is what are the blocks that can potentially dissapear if i ...
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Is there a way to see where Chunks meet?

I want to fix up a red stone system in the Spawn Chunk so it's always running no matter how far i go, however i'm concerned that when i start building it a part of the system will fall outside the ...
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Multisided input for single crafting recipe with Applied Energistics

I'm trying to figure out of the Applied Energistics mod, but I've met a bit of a snag. To create Enriched Alloy I need to use the Metallurgic Infuser. The problem is that it needs two inputs, redstone ...
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How do I connect with my friend in Minecraft Mac

Me and my friend both live in different countries. My friend lives in Australia and I live in the UK. Can we connect to the same Minecraft (Mac) world without going to a visit?
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How do i make a button with delayed reactivation time? [duplicate]

I have a button which i want it to activate something. But i don't want it to be constantly activated, as i want it to be with a 10 - 20 seconds delay before you can activate it again.
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How can I make a chest Unbreakable in Minecraft?

I have a 1.8 world for people to play in 'Survival' mode. In this world is a chest, which is locked by a key (new 1.8 feature). In theory, players should work hard elsewhere to obtain the key ...
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Applied Energistic - Keep infinite amout of items

I've just switched my logistic pipes system for an AE system, and I'm having trouble with something. My LP system auto crafted me triple compressed cobblestone when there was enough in my system to ...
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Rotarycraft apparently messing up my world, what can i do about it?

I recently added Rotary Craft to my 1.4.7 world, and since then i have some weird issues. Yesterday it started getting bad, maybe you guys know how to fix these issues (other than by the obvious way ...
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How do i create multiple worlds on my minecraft server? [duplicate]

um can someone help me im new at the server stuff I want my server to be like my friends edy the ip is mc.cowcraft.net
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How do you make a flying squid?

I want to make "flying" squids on my server named "Derp." I just need the commands for it I would like it to be flying by the squid on a bat Can I have a spawner command too for the command block ...
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What are the commands (command block) for a Giant with full diamond armor (Protection IV) riding a bat with spawner

I was watching YouTube when I found out the giant zombie I wanted it to have full diamond and ride a bat + have protection 4 with a mob spawner for it I tried for 5 days and still trying now please ...
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Do Mods handle their textures independently?

Some mods add new Block with their own textures, i am wondering if these textures are independent from Texture Packs one can download which change the vanilla minecraft textures. ie. If i download a ...
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Minimum Length for Minecraft usernames? [duplicate]

Related to the question: "What is the format of Minecraft.net account names?". I was wondering if there is a minimum length for Minecraft usernames?
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why can't I open my commands or chat

Whenever I try to open my commands by pressing / nothing happens. Same with opening my chat, nothing happens. What would cause this?
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How do I stop bats from spawning?

Is there an edit to the game files that I can do to stop bats from spawning in minecraft? I would guess that I can change something in the minecraft.jar file but I am not really sure how and what to ...
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How does MFR's Laser Drill's “consume power - generate ore” process work itself out by power-unit-ratio?

So MFR's Laser Drill consumes vast amounts of energy through Laser Drill Prechargers and in return generates ores for you and your in-laws. Good stuff. My question is, assuming vast amounts of energy ...
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What level do you have to be to get infinity on your bow?

I have been wondering for a while what level do you have to be to get infinity on your bow?
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Mouse sensitivity in games [closed]

I have been gaming on my system lately. I have never encountered this problem before and all the google research never worked. Here are the specs of my machine : CPU/APU : AMD A8-6600K Black ...
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Is there any way of making a Minecraft server lower than the current version?

So me and my friends manged to make a server in Minecraft for us to play on and we would like to add mods. But the mods we want to add are a few versions lower than the updated version. Is there any ...
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Help with combustion engine?

7.10 with buildcraft and my Combustion engines are giving me problems. They will use all the water when they turn green but then theyll stop accepting more because they then heat up quickly to orange ...
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Give a kit when entering a region? - Minecraft

I would like to give players a kit when they enter an area if they are a certain rank. For Example: rank1 gets kit1 rank2 gets kit2 etc. Is this possible? If so, what plugin would I need?
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How to get minecraft xp farm to spawn mobs? [duplicate]

I have created a minecraft mob spawner that is completely dark with a 23 block drop and no mobs are spawning. I have attached some pictures.
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Is the 'Heaven' in Miner's Heaven meant literally?

I've installed the Miner's Heaven mod for Minecraft 1.7.2 (Forge). Finally, after methodically exploring every dungeon in the game cheating one in after methodically exploring every dungeon I could ...
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Why Can't I play minecraft 1.7.10 single player? [closed]

Every time I try i get this ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Ouch. That hurt :( Time: 8/8/14 8:59 AM Description: Starting integrated server com.google.gson.JsonSyntaxException: ...
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Huge FPS drop in minecraft while recording with Dxtory

I run a youtube channel so I've been doing a survival series with a friend. We didn't play for a couple of weeks and during that time I re-installed my OS. Now when we finally wanted to play my fps ...
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Agrarian Skies 3.1.2 - How do I get to The End?

I'm trying to breed ender bees and can only do so in The End. There's no recipe in NEI for End Portal Frames, but I read online that you can craft the actual portal using 8 ender eyes in a donut ...
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Decrease lives when a player dies

I'm working on a mini-game that requires lives. I set up the scoreboards that show the lives on the sidebar, as shown here - I set up that board by adding a deathcount objective and then dummied it ...
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Players cannot open chests or doors

I am making a Dayz server, and right before we were about to open, my friend noticed that players could not open chests. It works for op. I have tried adding essentials.build to pex, but still ...
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Turtle refusing to go up

My turtles are not going up in computercraft. The version is 1.6. It's saying: false movement obstructed
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Why my mom and I can't play together, but not on a mini game server [closed]

My mom and I want to get on the same server but not on a mini game server. How can we get on the same server just the two of us and nobody else? So I can teach her on computer first and then xbox so ...
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No sound in Minecraft

I hadn't played Minecraft in a few days prior to this, but when I fired it up, I had no sounds whatsoever, either in the menu or the game. First thing I checked was in-game, and all audio settings ...
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How different is Demo world from a regular world?

I downloaded the minecraft demo and started working, after the free 100 minutes, I bought the game and keep on playing that demo world. Now, after 10h I've found that Demo world is always the same ...
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Is it possible to get a new Minecraft *game* id without getting a new *user id* / buying a new copy of Minecraft?

There is some sort of a global "player id" that identifies you to Minecraft servers. This id has a 1:1 relationship with a game state on a server. Is it possible to get a new game on a server without ...
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Can I reset my progress when playing on a server I don't control?

I'm playing on someone else's server and have died in an inaccessible spot under water. Upon respawning, I don't get back the introductory items a new player would get. Is there any way I could get a ...