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Does Herobrine exist?

I've seen videos of a mob named Herobrine being summoned or randomly encountered. He has the default Minecraft skin but with glowing white eyes. Are these videos all hoaxes or is there a way to summon ...
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/give command in 1.5.2

I am playing a world in 1.5.2 and I need to know how to give myself an item with a high level of unbreaking. Does anybody know how to do this with /give? I need an answer compatible with version ...
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Is there a way to make a Xbox one minecraft map available to someone even when im not on?

My dad constantly keeps getting on my profile to play this one xbox one minecraft map. So when I want to use my profile I cant because he's on it. So is there a way to make that map accessible to his ...
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Minecraft flickers when moving around

A while ago my Minecraft started to flicker. The screen flashes once in a while when I move around. It doesn't when I stay still, just when there is movement. Any help? I would try to take a screen ...
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can't use /fill in a command block?

Just asking if it is possible to use the /fill command in a command block or if i have just written it wrong..... pls answer, thanks
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My End Portal isn't working

My Ender Portal isn't forming! I've tried on 5 different worlds and I still can't get my Ender Portal to work. I'm playing in a 1.9 snapshot.
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Redstone repeater delay if activated

Can you make a lot of repeaters activate after 10 seconds of making sure it's really activated? Like, if there is a redstone current that lasts 5 seconds (It will deactivate after 5 seconds) then it ...
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Are there more effective ways of finding a mushroom island? [duplicate]

Are there any effective ways of finding a mushroom island, without using travel tools or cheats? So far, I know that I should explore oceans for them, but in the current world (Large Biomes) I haven't ...
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Can I get the “Diamonds to you!” achievement in singleplayer?

How can one get the "Diamonds to you!" achievement in singleplayer? The achievement list cannot be completed without it. Perhaps it can be possible by passing a diamond to a zombie?
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How do I detect players in a certain area using Command Blocks

I'm building this map and I have 4 different ways you can go and what I want is if someone walks through an archway or something the path will open up using Command Blocks to sense if a player has ...
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Is it possible to create Warp Signs that can only be used every hour in Minecraft Essentials?

I am trying to create a "dungeon," in Minecraft, but I do not want players to be able to continuously do it. I want there to be a gap of one hour before they can use the sign again. By this, I mean a ...
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How to Teleport Players When They Enter a Certain Area/Coordinates

I am trying to teleport a player to certain coordinates once they enter an area. The idea is that they walk into a really small building, but once they turn a corner, they get teleported into a ...
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/testforblock command on beacon beam

Can you use the testforblock command on a beacon's beam? So, if there is a beam above the beacon, the testforblock command will turn on, for it found a beacon's beam. Can this work?
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How can I get the “Diamonds to you!” achievement in single player? [duplicate]

How do you get the "Diamonds to you!" achievement if you're in single player?
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What exists beyond the farlands?

This question is adressed to the older versions where farlands like the following image exists. Beta 1.7.3. My question is not about how big is a Minecraft world, my question is about what can ...
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Minecraft execute tellraw's clickEvent from original entity, not player

I'm using a command like this: /execute @e[type=ArmorStand] ~ ~ ~ tellraw @a[score_goto=-1] { "selector": "@e[type=ArmorStand,r=1]", "clickEvent": { "action": "run_command", ...
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Making mobs ride other mobs in Minecraft

As of the latest Minecraft snapshot (13W09A), it is now possible for mobs to ride other mobs. Is there any way to make mobs ride each other in Minecraft now (i. e. placing a pig on top of a spider, ...
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minecraft vanilla, shuffle chest

I am trying to make a game in vanilla minecraft, and I need to shuffle items in chest. To do that I made a dropper system that allows to shuffle 9 items (and multiples of 9). The problem is, that when ...
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How do I add a scoreboard listing the health of other players when I press TAB?

I really need to know how to set a command where the health of a player can be seen when you press TAB in-game. It must show the players amount of hearts as displayed on the top of their hotbar ...
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How to set CanDestroy to only destroy one type of wool?

I'm making a map and I'm trying to give the player an item that can only destroy one type of wool. So far this is the command I have: /give @p minecraft:brick 1 0 {CanDestroy:"minecraft:wool"}
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System with multiple inputs, but when one is activated it disables the other inputs

I am currently working on a bank system. However, it cannot accept multiple inputs at the same time (through multiple ATMs). So I made it so that every ATM will output a signal when a user has ...
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Trouble wiring a double row of droppers

The problem seems simple enough. I want to power a double row of droppers. My idea was to redstone wire it this way: Take a double decker row of droppers, and run redstone across the top. ...
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Can I alter the biome of an area (without 3rd-party tools)?

There's already a question on this (with the same exact title). However, there is one big issue: he is using 3rd party editor tool. Is there any command to edit the biome? If not, can I give myself a ...
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What good are all the golden swords looted from zombie pigmen?

I have a bunch of golden swords from the pigmen. What good are they? Can I change them into gold bars or nuggets or something else useful?
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Testfor command for a block

I am trying the testfor command on a block, is that possible? When it is mined , I want the testfor to turn off. For example, when this green wool block is mined up, the command block that has the ...
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Minecraft client locks up on Spigot server connect

We have several players who never have trouble connecting to our little server. But one person sees his client lock up three seconds after connecting, every time. He has to kill it with task manager. ...
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How do you apply potion effects to players?

I'm developing a minigame server. I just need to know what commands to use, via command block, to give players special effects infinitely such as: speed boost, regeneration, or jump boost. I know it's ...
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Can cows starve to death?

I had been keeping four cows in a shallow pit two blocks deep, four wide, and ten long, open to the sky, but surrounded by fences (the idea being to let me in without allowing them to wander out ...
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Minecraft 1.5.2 - Extend reach [closed]

I want to extend my reach in minecraft, but I have tried almost every mod, and nothing is working. I am using 1.5.2. Just to be clear, I do not have a server, this is single player. Is the best ...
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Help With (supposedly) Simple Command

I am making a map that has a pile of blocks (15 total) and need to know when one has been broken because the game will end when all have been broken.(I am using Exotic Blocks so there is no chance of ...
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How to make a scoreboard countdown

I am trying to make a countdown on Minecraft using the /scoreboard command, but I have been unsuccessful in doing so. Is there a way that I can do this? I have tried doing /scoreboard objectives add ...
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Detect for *crushed plants*

In the map I'm making, Pvt. Rabbit (You) must try not to crush any planted carrots underfoot. If he does, I want it to be detected and then +1 to a scoreboard counting the number of times he has done ...
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How can I enable command blocks on my Minecraft realm?

I have created a Minecraft realm, and want to use command blocks(since I created it, I am opped). I got a command block using the /give command; however, when I tried to run a command, it told me ...
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Is vanilla spectator mode secure?

I have a private server with a bunch of friends and I was thinking, since spectator mode is a thing now, to open it to public and have the default gamemode be spectator mode so guests can snoop around ...
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“Disconnected by Server: BadPaddingException”

I have not opened up my Minecraft launcher for nearly a year. However, when I updated to Minecraft 1.6.2 and the new launcher recently, every server I attempt to connect to seems to have some kind of ...
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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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Minecraft: How do I make a command block shop that allows players to sell items?

I am making a map that relies on currency and other custom things like a shop. But the issue is that I'd like the player to be able to sell for example 16 chorus fruits for 20 Coins. Now keep in mind ...
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Clear 1 Item in a player's inventory

I added a command block which tests if a player has a gold_nugget, followed by a comparator. That comparator leads to a command block which gives you 1 ladder, and also to another command block which ...
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What command to use to get blocks to appear or be placed/ disappear?

I'm making adventure and just wondering how do get blocks to be placed or gotten rid of with a command (that can be set of by a command block).
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What blocks can you use to put under a beacon?

I have a survival world and I don't know which blocks can go under a beacon?
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/testfor finding item in item frame help?

Here's the code that sees if there's a book called Keys in the item frame. /testfor @e[type=ItemFrame,r=10] {Item:{id:minecraft:writable_book,tag:{display:{Name:"Keys"}}}} When I put this in I get ...
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Understanding minecraft custom generation settings [duplicate]

When you create a new world, you can choose the option of Custom terrain (i think that's the name). This options allows to the player generate a custom map with custom values. There are a tons of ...
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Minecraft PE Server error? [closed]

THIS happens to me in every server I join. I register and login but still cant move and the map doesnt load. What can the problem be?
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How can I build a redstone-powered vehicle?

I tried to build a redstone vehicle in Minecraft (vanilla), but my attempts proved futile. I tried to build it using pistons, wire and some pushable blocks, but it didn't work, because the wire breaks ...
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My friend loses all his items upon disconnect

I'm hosting a minecraft server and it's just me and my friend playing. Every time he disconnects and comes back, all of his inventory is gone. However, the things in the chest remain there. Anyone ...
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How can I summon a mob with an always-visible name tag?

My son would like to know how to summon a mob with an always-visible name tag. He's tried CustomNameVisible:1 but it doesn't work. It summons the mob, but the name tag is only visible when you ...
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Why won't this redstone and command block setup work like the other one?

I'm trying to make an RPG adventure where the player can interact with different stuff. For example, if he walks up to a crafting table, then this text should come up in chat: [Robert:] I wish there ...
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Trouble making a 5 x 6 wall of redstone lamps

I am trying to make a 5 high by 6 wide cube of redstone lamps to work all at once but I'm having issues getting them to work. They need to be wired so that you can turn them on and off with a clock. ...
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My Minecraft Forge wont work [closed]

I have forge 1.7.2 and every time i try to launch Minecraft it just brings me back to the Minecraft launcher instead of launching the game
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Help with installing MCP File for Forge 1.6.4 SRC

I am currently trying to create a simple mod with Minecraft but cannot access the MCP file to open In eclipse. I have done this before and it has worked, but for some reason this time it doesn't. When ...