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Is a Farmer villager required to breed?

In a village I found in desert, all villagers died, except the Librarian. I cured a Zombie Villager, that turned out to be another Librarian. As the wiki describes: Additionally, villagers must ...
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What is the fastest way to travel long distances in Minecraft?

In Minecraft, I have pretty much emptied the places around my home of resources and thus I need to travel a lot to other mines. I would like to know a fast way to do so. I have tried minecarts on ...
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Why is Minecraft asking for 3 questions instead of 1?

When I used to log into Minecraft to change my skin it would only ask 1 security question or no question at all. When I try to change the skin now it asks 3 questions that I don't know all the ...
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Cant log into any minecraft server [on hold]

Every time I try to log onto any Minecraft server I wait 5-10 minutes while it says logging in and then it stops and says: Failed to log in. All authentication servers are down for maintenance ...
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How to add an enchantment onto held item in Minecraft with command blocks

I want to have a button to enchant a piece of armor in my hand with Unbreaking V, if and only if: The tool is already enchanted witch has Unbreaking III The player has a minimum of 30 levels I ...
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I'm on Minecraft 1.8 but the game says I'm 1.7.9

My problem is that I would like to play Build Battle on Hypixels Minecraft Server, this requires 1.8 to play, my Minecraft has told me that I am using the 1.8 version and it doesn't need to update ...
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Half my house disappeared for no reason at all why?

I was playing normally, and for fun I went to the nether in creative. I spent about half a Minecraft day there and when I returned I went to my house. I realised that I couldn't see the other half of ...
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What server (1.7.10) does BuildCraft runs best on? [closed]

I want to setup a small (5 people) private server for minecraft 1.7.10 with BuildCraft (BC), Industrial Craft 2 (IC2), and Forestry. Which server [application] (Cauldron, Forge, Vanilla, Sponge, ...
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Minecraft Unknown Username or Password [duplicate]

I try to sign in on Minecraft and it keeps on saying "Unknown Password or Username." And when I try to reset my password, the user name says "Player Not Found." even though I put in the correct name. ...
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Minecraft VPN server problem

I can make my own server and connect to it with ease, and my friend can do so likewise. However, I would like to join my friends server, but I cannot connect to his server but he can. If I have my ...
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Why does my minecraft crash if I play with mods when it first worked? [closed]

If I login and I click on Play, it loads the game and then crashes. This is what the crash report says ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // This doesn't make any sense! Time: 23-7-15 18:02 ...
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How do i install opengl? My graphics drivers are all installed and updated, along with java

Here is what comes up. ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Everything's going to plan. No, really, that was supposed to happen. Time: 12/24/14 4:50 PM Description: Initializing game ...
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What's the easiest or quickest way to build bases under water?

What's the easiest or quickest way to build bases under water? Stopping every 15 seconds for air is becoming very infuriating. Are there mods or something I can do to speed up the process or even ...
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How to fix java.lang.NullPointerException Minecraft [closed]

On minecraft, whenever I try to join a server, it says: java.lang.NullPointerException People say that I need to reinstall minecraft to fix it. Do I have to delete my .minecraft folder? If so how? ...
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Creating a minecart spawner that had blocks riding them

I know how in 1.7 you can summon a minecart that has a block "riding" it, as in you can change the block's height above it, what block it is, etc. I also know how to make a minecart spawner. How can ...
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Enchanted Book separation

I have found several Enchanted books with 2 enchantments for different items (eg Power III and Lure II) Is there a way to separate them and combine others for the same item (eg sword or bow)?
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Thaumcraft troubles

What am I missing here im scanning what im supposed the thaumometer shows picture of the aspects and points the item is made of but im not getting the points in my research table? On single player I ...
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How do I get glass walls without borders?

When I place glass walls, it shows the outline of every glass block. I see you-tubers like DanTDM or PopularMMOs have glass walls that look like one big glass block, with no block outlines. How do I ...
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Why cant I see my minecraft texture pack images?

How come when I go into my Texture pack assets, then Minecraft, then textures, then items, the pictures are just flowers. And not the texture pack images
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Why is /fill command using the wrong item?

Currently, I'm having problems involving the /fill command and deadbushes. When I try the /fill command with minecraft:tallgrass, instead of grass, I get deadbushes. What am I missing?
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I can't destroy or place blocks in minecraft [duplicate]

I'm playing minecraft single player and every time I try to destroy or place blocks in every world and game mode it always comes up with the chat control instead.I tried restarting it and creating new ...
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Why isn't my trigger working? [closed]

First I'm creating a initial setup for people connecting to my server, to "hook them up on the system", as Bukkit no longer exists. /scoreboard players reset * /scoreboard objectives list ...
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If I set up a world border, does it apply to all dimensions?

I am tempted to set up a world border in Minecraft but I don't want to be limited in the Nether. Does the world border effect all dimensions? If it does can it be configured not to?
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io.netty.channel.ConnectTimoutException when connecting to Mineplex

While connecting to Mineplex, I was randomly kicked after logging in to the server, and I got this error messge: I tried all the IPs (216.104.43.122, us.mineplex.com, eu.mineplex.com, and ...
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Why doesn't my Minecraft skin change to my new personalized one?

I have created a nice looking Argonian with the Lich Kings Armor on it along with the Deadric Helmet from Skyrim. What I want to know is why it won't change the skin I choose to upload to ...
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Can I use my username to Log In rather than my email?

I can't seem to use my profile name to log in, instead I have to use my email every time. Would it possible to log in using my username?
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How does enchantment combining with an anvil work?

I've been reading about how you can combine enchantments and put enchantments from books onto items. It seems like this could make for some very over powered things. Is there a limit to how many times ...
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Editing Armor Stand Properties

Is it possible to change the lifetime of an armor stand like an item? Such as whenever it is placed, it dies two seconds after. I have already searched on Google, but didn't find anything.
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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 summon multiple mobs riding eachother?

I know that I can use /summon to spawn multiple mobs using /summon x y z {Riding:{id:Item,Age:6000,Item:{id:1},Ri­ding:{id:Zombie}}} But I want to know how I can use that to spawn jockeys. For ...
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How do I use /kill to kill Mooshrooms with a specific name and within a certain radius?

I've been working on a machine and require the command to kill all Mooshrooms with a certain name and in a specific radius. I have tried: /kill @e[type=Mooshroom,r=(radius),name=(name)] /kill ...
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Minecraft map help [closed]

When playing the crundee craft mod the map is stuck in my face blocking the screen when I click m the button to open/close it just brings up a square map and when I click it again it brings me back to ...
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How can I delete all blocks in a particular selection of chunks?

I want to delete all blocks in a particular selection of chunks. The selection is pretty large, so loaded chunks mechanism prevents me from selecting the whole region, all I can select is ~ 900 ...
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What is the highest possible level sharpness enchant on anything using /give?

I'm trying to make a death torch and all the pvp-related enchants (protection, sharpness, knockback, etc.) are resetting themselves back to 0, so I'm pretty sure 10,000 is over whatever limit there ...
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Why is it that minecraft thinks I have't purchased the game, and I can't change my skin? [closed]

I've purchased and downloaded minecraft on my Microsoft surface 3 tablet, and I've been playing it fine. Single player and multi-player work perfectly, I can go on servers, etc etc etc. But I've been ...
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Using transparency in Minecraft. How? [duplicate]

Recently, I've been working on another resource pack, for 1.8.7. I am attempting to change the leaves_oak.png texture. I can re-colour fine, but the transparent pixels turn black, when I reload them ...
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Why can't my minecraft (1.7.10) generate any world?

I'm going to play Minecraft with some forge mods, and it just didn't generate the world. I thought that it was a problem with the mods, so I uninstalled them all and started playing normal Minecraft. ...
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How do I turn the weather cycle off all the time? [duplicate]

What is the command to completely disable the weather in minecraft? I currently use /weather cycle 1000000 but it only works for a couple minutes. After that it resumes raining. I need the command to ...
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How can I identify what is causing a framerate drop new to 1.7.4 in only certain loaded chunks?

Without running mods or texture packs, 1.7.4 introduced periodic graphical stuttering when certain chunks are loaded. These chunks are fairly uninteresting, mostly undisturbed land with just a rail ...
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I can't find my resource and texture pack on minecraft

I've tried everything but it doesn't work at all. i really wanna add mods and different resource and texture packs but i can't because of this :(
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How can I print one layer of a minecraft schematic on paper?

I have exported some of my world into a schematic by MCEdit. and now I want to print the first layer of my schematic onto paper (since I don't have a 3D printer, I should print it layer by layer) ...
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Minecraft: Are light sources additive?

This question stems from another question about how close torches need to be in order to prevent spawning (How far should I place torches in a planar huge room?). The answers there seems to contain ...
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Minecraft 1.8: Check if player is at a specific Y position

Can you tell me if it is possible to use the testfor command to check if a player stands on a specific Y position? I tried it with /testfor @e[type=Player] {Pos:{Y:57d}}, but it won't work. The ...
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How do you check for a custom banner?

I want to have a command block that checks if your holding a banner with an arrow on it, can someone help? Thanks!
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Errors in reloading Minecraft

I've been having lots of problems reloading minecraft. I've uninstalled and reinstalled Java on my computer and tried to re-download a previously purchased Minecraft but it keeps bringing up the ...
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Location specific inventory retention in Minecraft

I own a realm that has the "Keep Inventory" rule enabled. (so when one dies, their inventory is not dropped) I'm building a puzzle dungeon that other players can run through but I'd like there to be ...
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How do you make a water portal in Minecraft?

I was recently on a server with these things that looked like portals except with water, it was before the aether mod. I was wondering, how do you build them? I don't want the Aether or Portal mods.
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How to shift a whole build WITHOUT MCEdit

I am building an adventure map, and want a house to move away from the player as soon as he/she moves towards it. An obvious way to do it is to /setblock each and every block, but that would require ...
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Not being able to destroy blocks

Alright, My game used to be just fine on my computer. I used cheats a lot, so the "/gamemode" cheat I already tried it, and it doesn't work, just throwing that out there first. Alright, well, I go ...
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Minecraft constantly crashes

Unlike everyone elses problems! Mine crashes after I've logged on; at the part that says: "Mojang". I had mods installed but have since removed them completely and it still isn't working. Below ...