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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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How do I summon a chicken zombie jockey with diamond armor using a command block?

I've been working with command blocks for a while and i have gotten pretty good at them, however i'm trying to make a baby zombie (with full diamond armor) riding a chicken and I just cant do it! I ...
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My tekkit keeps crashing

Okay I would really appreciate if anyone can take their time to answer this. I love playing tekkit and I have gotten pretty good at it. My tekkit was lagging pretty bad so I did what I usually do ...
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How can I get wood in a desert?

I want to get some wood so I can make chests and crafting tables in my desert biome. The problem is that I can't explore to new biomes because I don't want to leave the village settlement that I would ...
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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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What are effective PvP strategies in Minecraft?

PvP is a core element of Minecraft and many servers, and it is also one of the more challenging aspects of the game for the fact that sometimes if you use the right stragety, you can have an ...
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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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Enable Tnt on spigot

I host a spigot server and one of my ops has disabled TNT. We cannot figure out how to enable TNT. doTileDrop is true, essentials is not disabling it, the factions mod is not disabling it. Does anyone ...
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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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Minecraft Server connection refused (process running on 25565 being detected)

I am running around in circles trying to connect to my recently set-up Minecraft server. The Minecraft server is installed and running on my Ubuntu (12.04 LTS) machine. I have opened the port 25565 on ...
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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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Ultra modded survival isnt responding

I added ultra modded survival to my modpacks in my tekkit launcher, but when I press play, it will load up to the captainsparklez logo, then start to not respond. I tried a different modpack and it ...
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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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How to load the Nether of a Bukkit-powered Minecraft server into MCEdit?

Bukkit splits world folders into seperate folders for each dimension. MCEdit doesn't seem to be able to read my nether folder for that reason, it says there are no chunks in the world. Is there any ...
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FTB Unstable Crash on Startup

I'm running windows 8.1 and when i try to launch FTB Unstable 1.7.2 (v1.0.4) it would get frozen for a few seconds and then it would print in the log a crash report that only says: null: ...
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Minecraft commandblock (/tpa @p

I recently watch a video of how to use command blocks and in it this guy showed that you cannot enter this place without shears and he got shears and he could walk through. I know how to do the /say ...
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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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Are there any efficient spider traps on minecraft?

I have a full suit of iron armour but I can't kill any spiders without dying myself. I was wondering if there was a simple yet efficient spider trap/killer in Minecraft. I do not have any cacti on my ...
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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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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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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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How to build a enchanting table

How do you build an enchanting table and get lvl 30 enchants on it. Everytime I try it dosent work. I triedputting book shelves around it and nothing and i used obsidian to build the table but it ...
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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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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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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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How to spawn the wither

I saw on youtube that the wither is hard to beat, so I thought I would attempt to kill one to prove I'm better than it. After searching "Wither", it only came up with a wither skeleton. How do I spawn ...
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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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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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How can I receive a success output signal from command block on a fill clock?

I have a setup like this: In which the yellow command blocks are a standard 20Hz /fill clock, and the blue is a command such as, for example: /spreadplayers ~ ~ 10 20 false @p[r=5] My problem, ...
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Why won't Minecraft open with the 1.7.2 update?

When I open Minecraft and click play in the update menu, the program just restarts leaving me in the menu again. Even when I restart the computer and log out and back in, nothing changes.
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How do you pump Creosote Oil out of a Coke Oven

My Coke Oven has about 30k's worth of Creosote Oil, which I want to store in a tank, but I cannot get it out. I've tried putting Fluiducts all around it and it doesn't come out at all. Is there some ...
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What is the actual durability of an Unbreaking tool?

In Minecraft, the "Unbreaking" enchantment causes tools to last longer, but the exact durability of these tools is something that I have failed to find. By using F3 + H I have found that the ...
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No sound in Minecraft [closed]

Since the new update, my sound for Minecraft hasn't been working. I'm afraid that if I uninstall it then install it again then I'll have to pay again. Does anyone know what to do?
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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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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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How to retain players eqipped items upon death?

I'm running a Minecraft 1.7.2 server with Craftbukkit. I need some command or plugin for the following purpose:- When a Player dies he/she will lose all items, except the equipped items (action bar ...
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What's the most efficient Minecraft mining strategy?

When I'm not exploring fresh caves or lands in minecraft, I'm busy trying to find deposits of diamond, gold and iron deep in the earth. So far I've just been digging around just above bedrock on a ...
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Why does my Technic Launcher crash when play any modpacks?

When I open Technic and my favorite modpack is either Hexxit or the other one with rockets (I forgot the name), I can only play it for 7 minutes at the most before it lags REALLY bad and then crashes. ...
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How can I switch off certain parts of my EU powered network/machines to conserve power?

I'm at quite an early stage of the game in terms of power generation but I have (possibly unwisely) started making Applied Energistics equipment as I really want to use it to manage the masses of ...
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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 ...
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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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Can I detect (and correct/destroy) errant carts?

So this happens a lot: Minecarts desynch from the track and glide beside it at weird angles. Can I detect a cart doing this somehow in an automated way so I can knock it back on track or redirect ...
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How do make a redstone signal select a random set of command blocks [duplicate]

I want to make a minigame world where you press a button and it has 3 command blocks behind it that teleport you to different areas. But I don't know how to make it select one random command block
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PermissionsBukkit: Is there a replacement for Superpermsbridge for apps that don't support superperms?

I'm attempting to run a module (mcmmo) with PermissionsBukkit. The problem is, mcmmo doesn't seem to support superperms. For the most part it works, but anything listed by world or in groups isn't ...
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How can I exit fullscreen in Minecraft and it stays on? [duplicate]

I just downloaded it and I accidently pressed fullscreen. Now all I see is a back screen in front of me. I tried all commands and stuff, but only the quit command works. I want to exit full screen but ...
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Can't connect to Minecraft server

Every time I try to connect to a server it says, "logging in..." forever. when I scroll over the server in my multiplayer screen, it says no connection. how do I fix this? ps i have already tried ...
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How far can an Enderman move in one teleport?

Is there a limit to how many blocks that an Enderman can traverse (either laterally or vertically) with a single teleport? Or is their teleporting radius essentially unlimited?
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Java Platform (SE) Binary is not responding

When I play Minecraft, usually in Multiplayer mode, halfway through the game, my game freezes suddenly. A message will pop up saying "Java Platform (SE) Binary is not working". And then I have to open ...
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How can I generate a redstone signal when players are near?

Is it possible to construct something that will run automatically whenever a player is nearby, say within a chunk's range, without that player having to trigger something like a pressure pad or ...
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How to transfer minecraft root folder to an SSD drive?

So I know that generally hardware questions are not accepted here but I feel this is a slight exception due to the fact that it has to do with minecraft specifically. So, recently I have gotten my ...