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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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Why is this command not working properly?

I'm working on a one command creation, Magical Weapons, and I'm currently working on a weapon called Black-Hole-In-A-Box. The idea is when you right-click with it, it clears all the blocks in a 5x5x5 ...
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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 I use this this egg just called “spawn”

I was randomly doing /give "tab" when suddenly I saw a item called "spawn". Can you give me backup information about it?
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How to teleport Armor Stands to coordinates

I'm making a minigame in Minecraft and for that I need a command to teleport armor stands to a specific coordinate. Could anyone tell me how to do that?
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Why does my minecraft crash as soon as i open a world? [closed]

as soon a I open a world in minecraft it pulls up a error that says Java a the top and the error reads: "a problem has caused the program to stop working correctly. windows will close the program if a ...
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What's the importance of the IP address of Minecraft Servers? [closed]

Recently I've tried to make a Minecraft server. After I've followed this video instruction (), I began to doubt a little on the IP. I do already know that the IP address is the connection's port name, ...
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“Timed Out” error when trying to join server

I can join the server and sometimes the map would load for the server but i would just fall through the map and it would dissconect me and say timed out, any solutions?
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Blocks Keep Breaking When I Try to Build!

When I try to set a block down or add a block to water or land - it doesn't really seem to matter where - they're breaking. It's like I'm digging when I'm not. I'm in Creative Mode and have been ...
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No mobs are spawning in my Mob Farm (in the Mushroom Island biome)

I have a problem with my mob farm spawning room (16x16) and it's that there's no mobs spawning in it. I'm playing single player Minecraft 1.10 on hard difficulty and I have built it in a Mushroom ...
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How to buy minecraft in Malaysia? [closed]

I can't buy minecraft even I keep trying it on other websites. Please help me. I wish u all could answer me as soon as possible. I really want to play minecraft. And remember I live in Malaysia. ...
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Minecraft 1.9 freezes if I click on things too quickly

So Minecraft 1.8 was working without a hitch and then when I tried out 1.9 I have tons of trouble. I can load my world and move around, but if I say open a chest, close it and repeat this 3 times the ...
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Minecraft Server RCON

The Minecraft server setting (RCON) I know is security. However when I tried to use RCON, it either times my friends out or lets them in without RCON. How do I fix this? If anyone can help me ...
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How to find the IP of a Minecraft server

How do I find the IPv4 address of a Minecraft server (e.g us.mineplex.com, mc.hypixel.net)? I need to do this because I am testing something for my own server.
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Can you use the same Minecraft account on different computers if one is offline? [duplicate]

I bought Minecraft 2-3ish years ago and thus have an account. My problem is that me and my brother want to play together on the same account at the same time. I am aware that that isn't possible, but ...
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Can I get my AE2 network to see what's in my logistic pipes network?

I have a big Logistics Pipes (LP) network setup, and I'm moving over to an AE2 network, and I want to connect them together. I found this tutorial, and it half works. Through the request pipe I'm able ...
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Chain Command Blocks Not Equipping Armor?

The following command is used to force the player to equip armor: /replaceitem entity @p[type=Player] slot.armor.head chainmail_helmet 1 0 {display:{Name:"Archer Helmet",Lore:["You feel somewhat ...
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Having a very odd lag issue on ONE minecraft server

On minecraft, I've been getting horrible lag on one of my favorite servers. I checked the ping (by hovering over the bars in the multiplayer menu), and it's great: 35. However, when I join the server, ...
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Execute command in entity with potion effect

I want that a mob take damage if it have the water_breathing potion effect. /effect @e[<mob with water_breathing>] instant_damage 1 1 So, how I execute a command in a mob with a specific ...
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How do you “shear” a snow golem's face?

My friend has an IPad that he plays Minecraft on. He took shears and tapped a snow golem's face. Then suddenly, the pumpkin head disappeared and was replaced by smiley face. On PC though, I left and ...
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My Mojang account has disappeared; can I still play Minecraft?

I had Minecraft bought for me a long, long time ago (like, back when you had to actually open up the .JAR file and put the mods in there) by someone who I am no longer in contact with. I got bored of ...
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How do I swap two blocks with /clone?

I'm making a map in which you switch blocks around, but depending on the order you do it, I can't use /setblock or else it might set the wrong block. I know I can use /clone to clone one block and ...
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PermissionsEx prefixes are not working, but the permissions are

I was editing the essentials config for my server, and I restarted it and all of a sudden pex prefixes aren't working. I didn't change anything in the EssentialsChat part, its all normal. I even tried ...
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How to put scores into entity names?

If some player has a score of S in objective O, how can I summon an armor stand with the name Score: S?
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Is there any security risk from my kids knowing their minecraft password?

When I created a Minecraft account for my kids, I had to create an account on Mojang and buy a Minecraft account using a credit card. As my kids use the Mojang account details to sign in to Minecraft,...
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Minecraft /execute detection being touchy

So I'm working on a system for smooth granite to be "push-able" after the player obtains an item (for a Zelda-style adventure map). I put together the following command system, all of which are in a ...
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Minecraft launcher wont connect to servers when logging in

I just installed minecraft (I thought it might be better than using the standalone launcher) and started up the launcher. I entered my User/Pw and it gave me an error: Sorry, but we couldn't ...
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My Minecraft skin has been turned inside out

My Minecraft skin is completely black except I still have my old skins hood.and when I look inside myself I can see my skin. It is really weird here's a screenie it is the best picture I could get.
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It wont let me log into Minecraft [duplicate]

Please help me log into Minecraft. my E-mail and password are definatly correct it just wont let me in!
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How to transport cargo using boats in minecraft?

The new version of Minecraft has added the possibility to travel quickly (40 m/s if I'm correct) by boats that are placed on ice. This is a very effective means of transporting persons, but how to ...
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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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How can i backup the realm after expiry date

As the title says, i was playing with friends a realm that i created, and now, we want to move the world to a friend's realm, i want to copy it, so my friend can download it and we can play it in his ...
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Minecraft : Command block - Tp area

I've searched a long time and try out many possibilities but I never managed to get it worked. I'd like to make a jump parkour map for minecraft and I need to make areas with command blocks to ...
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Minecraft Skin Glitch

Ever since minecraft.net net updated, I can't change my skin. I've used multiple websites like mincraftskins.com and novaskin.me but regardless, when I try applying any skin, it always brings me here: ...
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How do I install the Xray mod for Minecraft

I am wondering how to download the X-ray mod. I have Forge installed (version 1.6.4) and I downloaded the 1.6.4 version of the X-Ray mod and placed it in the mods folder of the .minecraft directory. ...
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How to summon mobs with a different health value?

I've been experimenting with custom mobs and I wanted to summon a mob with 16 health (8 hearts). I've been searching on the internet for a long time, but unsuccessfully. Any help is appreciated. ...
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How do I test for a mob being attacked?

I don't know what to try. It might be a /scoreboard command or a /testfor command. I am not sure.
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How to TestFor Player on certain block?

I am creating a map where the player can only step on certain blocks, and if he/she steps off, they die. How do I run a testfor where it tests for if the player is on the path, and if the player goes ...
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How can I play older worlds on newer versions of minecraft?

In the new launcher you can play beta and alpha versions of minecraft. I made a world in alpha 1.2.6 and no I want to take it to beta 1.3.0. But it does not show up in there. How can I get my world ...
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Is it possible to make a moving platform below a player's feet?

I'm trying to make a PVP map where some players can walk through the air by having blocks getting placed underneath their feet. This would normally be easy, except the server I'm making this on is ...
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How to make the blockbreaking animation smoother

I.e. in the assets/minecraft/blocks/textures folder there are 10 textures: destroy_stage_X.png with X being 0 through 9. When you break a block ingame, these 10 textures are layered over the block ...
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How can I use Command Blocks to keep players from placing blocks on a vanilla server?

I want to know how to keep players from placing blocks in a certain area on my Minecraft server using Command Blocks. I already know how to keep them from breaking anything via [effect player 'mining ...
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“Player moved wrongly” not involving cheats?

In this Q&A, the answers assumed (correctly, as it turned out) that the player in question was using cheats. I'm frequently seeing "[Player] moved wrongly!" and "Horse moved wrongly!" for all the ...
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World Item Toolips Turned off?

I'm playing Sky Factory and when I started playing it, I had a tooltip appear at the top of the screen showing the % of blocks (like the sieve or barrels for composting), but I think I've hit a key ...
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/give with ench NBT tag doesn't work 1.8

I want an iron pickaxe with Silk Touch 1. I did this: /give myNameHere minecraft:iron_pickaxe 1 0 {ench:[{id:33},{lvl:1}]} However, it gives me an iron pickaxe that says "Silk Touch.enchantment....
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What Is The Best Level To Find Redstone At?

I am currently trying to build a piston elevator in my single player world and I need about 200 blocks of redstone to complete it ("For the back wall"). I already have enough redstone for about 90 ...
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How can a deaf player detect where monsters and caves are?

I see all the time that the recommended ways to mine is to dig deep and listen out for the sounds of monsters in caves. My niece is deaf, and whilst she loves the building aspect of the game, tasks ...
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How to access minecraft data when it is downloaded from a server?

When playing minecraft on a server, all the block data from your surrounding is downloaded to your local computer. You sometimes can see what there is inside a mountain before the rendering completes. ...
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Minecraft: Shift + Click (/replaceitem)

I have a fill clock and in a command block I have this command: /replaceitem entity @p slot.inventory.13 minecraft:spawn_egg And in the 13 slot there comes up an egg. What I want it to do is give ...