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How to check if there are more mobs in one area than the other?

So, let's say I have an area (defined by x, z) from 0, 0 to 5, 5 and another area from 7, 0 to 12, 5. I now want to check if there are more chicken, sheeps, ect. in area 1 than on area 2 and tell ...
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Do admins need OP on a Minecraft server?

I used to run a Minecraft server and always gave admins OP. I have seen many abusing it, but when I deopped the best admins, they complained about not having enough rights. Giving OP to someone is a ...
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Is there a way to make all my link books automatically intra linking?

In mystcraft 1.7.2 is there a 100% way to make all books intra-linking? (so they can link and be used in the same world) Note that changing configs or some server admin only method are acceptable ...
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How can I teleport to an unloaded entity?

I am using invisible invulnerable ArmorStands to create "warps" and "homes" in a map. The idea is that I can spawn them in with a specific name, and then teleport a player back to them like this: /tp ...
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How do I export results of a LogBlock query to a text file?

I'd like to export results of a LogBlock query to a textfile. What is the easiest way to do this?
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Is there a logic gate for this?

I have a set of lights that turn on based on time of day. I want to be able to turn on a separate switch and have the lights blink on and off with a clock I've already built. So basically, is there a ...
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Minecraft testfor not me

I tried to make the testfor command in Minecraft to test for a player that is not me in a radius of 10 blocks, but when I did /testfor @p[r=10,!name=KeithAwesome2] it didn't work. Please help me!
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How do i use the Tartarite Enchanter GUI?

I am playing Yogscast Complete, and built a Tartarite Enchanter. I am however unable to find information about how to use it, the GUI is explained nowhere (i know of), the Tutorials for Metallurgy ...
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Can monsters naturally spawn on blocks covered by pressure plate?

I'm trying to make a mob farm that uses mobs naturally spawned. I was wondering if a normal monster can spawn directly on pressure plate. This would allow me to crush them right after they appear.
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How does the mob grinder work?

There is a tutorial describing how to build a mob farm. It uses following pattern: S = Stone (or other solid opaque block) W = water 2 levels under the stone H = hole B = border wall ...
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Loot all from chest

I consequently happened to have all items from a chest moved to my inventory while I was quickly Shift clicking them. It really looked like a Loot-all hidden feature being activated. Similarly, once ...
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How Do You Change Your Minecraft Player Name?

Please, I really want to change mine but I don't know how to! Please help!
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How do you automatically detect water in Minecraft 1.8?

I'm building an automated farms for several crops, including wheat. The farm consists of a long cascade of farm fragments: Seen from side Currently, I have to manually toggle water off after it ...
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If I run my own minecraft server, will I have to pay for the clients?

My family currently uses the XBox minecraft edition. I thought it would be a fun project to set up a minecraft server with my kids. I've got some hardware to run the server. I've downloaded the client ...
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does minecraft optifine 1.7.10 work with 1.8?

The title says it all, folks. does the minecraft download optifine 1.7.10 work with 1.8? And what is the difference between the Optifine light version and the Optifine HD Ultra?
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How far apart do I need powered rail to get up a 1 block ledge and maintain speed

I know that to maintain 8m/s (7.9something) on flat ground I have 37 rails between powered rails. What distance do I need to maintain the same speed if there is a 1 block ledge between powered rails? ...
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How to make a worldboard extend 1 block everyday [duplicate]

I want to make a minecraft survival world where the world boarder extends 1 block everyday. I tried using command blocks and daylight sensors but got confused.
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Is there a way to get Not Enough Items to recognize foreign crafting tables?

Whenever I play the Lord of the Rings mod for minecraft 1.7.10, NEI doesn't recognize all the different furnaces/ crafting benches. Is there a way to get NEI to recognize them, or is that outside NEI ...
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How to detect if a player has a certain score in minecraft

How do you use the testfor command to detect if a player has a certain score?! I tried, /testfor @a [score_A_min=10] but it says, "expected '{' as first char".
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Minecraft horse glitch

I put a saddle on my horse and when I sat on it the entire horse disappeared. I deleted that world and make a new one but it still the horse would disappear. Is this a bug? If so please tell me how to ...
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What is the definition of a “data tag”?

I have been reading about using command blocks, and I come across the term "data tag" a lot. Can anyone explain what this is? For example: /summon <EntityName> [x] [y] [z] [dataTag]
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Is the a block/mod to sync/link up block inventories?

I'm setting up a mob farm, using auto spawners and grinders. I have the basics working, except at the moment, I need to go into the "killing room" to change the safari net. Is there a mod or block ...
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Can you seamlessly switch between a .minecraft folder with mods and a .minecraft folder without mods?

I was curious if it's possible to switch between a modded .minecraft folder and a "Vanilla" (un-modded or clean) .minecraft folder without facing any technical difficulties or other issues with ...
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Minecraft directory doesn't have a 'Resource Packs' folder?

I go into my .minecraft folder and there's Assets and all the other files and folders, but no resource packs folder? If I create one manually, and place the textures inside, they don't show up ...
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How to put players in a specific spot on joining the game?

I am trying to make a kit pvp map, and when players enter the game they are supposed to spawn on a floating platform, but they just spawn where they left the game last. If a player dies they spawn ...
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How did users find out about how to craft different objects in Minecraft?

When the game was first launched how did the new users know how to craft different objects? The game doesn't seem to have any guide about them.
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Minecraft Forge 1.7.2-1.7.10 doesn't load up after clicking launch

This may seem like a duplicate and it might be, to I apologize in advanced if is. :O Anyways, I've recently tried to load up minecraft with forge after wiping out my hard drive (all the data was ...
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What's the best way to start the Crash Landing modpack?

With the new Hardcore Questing Mode (HQM), numerous modpacks have surfaced, including Crash landing. I've seen both popular and less popular YouTubers start "Let's Plays" on Crash Landing, probably ...
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Minecraft 1.8 - /Clone Commamd

I just started playing 1.8 Minecraft for the Mac and I was wondering "What is the Clone command?" I am making a world on 1.8 that I am showcasing all the brand new features and I was wondering what is ...
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Applying the 24 block rule for minecraft mob spawner

When playing Minecraft and building a mob spawning chamber where exactly is the 24 block rule applied to? Say for example I have a chamber beneath my collection point. Do I measure from the grid for ...
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minecraft colored signs (§,{Color:“blue”})

how can you put color on signs?,tried the color symbol (§) but it did not copy. also tried NBT tags such as {Color:"blue"} and it did not work ):!
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'Your minecraft.jar folder can not be found please log in and use the installer.'

Hi I really need help with a few things......# 1 How do I get my bin folder back I deleted it and when i reloaded minecraft it wasnt there even when I deleted that folder and re-enstalled everything ...
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My minecraft Crash

My minecraft crashes every time when I play forge and normal. it happens when I start to play in snapshot, but I forget to do a "snapshot" profile. Now I can only play in snapshot, not forge or ...
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Ore spawning randomly underground when mined

Is it possible (with a plugin, command or whatever) to create new ores randomly, doesn't matter if manual or automatically. I have a multiplayer server and I want the members to have always ores ...
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Can I determine 'not 100% charged' using AE2 fuzzy logic upgrades in export buses?

I'm trying to automate the charging of all my gear, because it's getting tiring to toss each thing into a different MFE/MFSU, wait for it to charge, then remember to pick it up. I know that a ...
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what is this minecraft mod called?

please help me, what is this mod called? both syndicate and the diamond minecart. it is a mod that helps you teleport to places quickly with "waypoints" the menu looks like this.
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Tekkit Classic Crashes When Changing window Size

Tekkit Classic is suddenly closing and going back to Technic launcher when i go to fullscreen or change the window size (minecraft and other modpacks work normally) Details: No crash report being ...
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what is this mod on minecraft called

What is the recipe mod called that "the diamond minecart" and "syndicate" use? it is on the right of the picture listed. please help!!!?
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What is benefit of a lit shelter over a non-lit shelter

I have read tutorials asking you to construct "lit" shelters. What is the benefit of lighting your shelter ?
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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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Hack/Mine error when launching in Technic Launcher

I am using the "new" Technic Launcher and one day upon trying to launch Hack/Mine the technic launcher would dissapear, and then reappear. I selected "show console" and tried again. This yielded the ...
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Minecraft whit Forge makes the minecraft screen weird

I have instaled forge and open my minecraft so see if it's working i select the Forge profile to make Forge work but then when i hit the play button the screen locks like this: ...
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How can i see my exact burnout/mana in ars magica?

Well i have been playing yogscast complete with a friend of mine, he has been guiding me through Thaumcraft and Blood magic. I then decided to start learning a bit of ars magica. I got to level 7 but ...
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Minecraft 1.7.10 won't launch, Windows 7

I have the Minecraft 1.5.2 magic launcher and when i install Minecraft 1.7.10, it doesn't seem to launch properly. It goes to a white screen and plays the Minecraft music. I don't even see the Mojang ...
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Any way to save state of Minecraft in case I die?

While lagging, a regular creeper hugged me and I died. If this lag were to happen again, how can I ensure that the game is saved before I die? I did not delete the world where this occurred, I just ...
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What do I need to get in order to play minecraft at 16 chunk view?

My minecraft is slow to load and I only use it on 8 chunk, what do I need to buy to view it at 16 chunks? I am not willing to drop serious dollars for minecraft, but what could I get to boost my ...
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Minecraft 1.6.4 MFFS not working

I have built a force field but when i generate it i get this: And it will not generate any further the projector has enough power. My set up is: Does any one know what is wrong with it.
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Can you get the Minecraft seed on xbox?

I was wondering if/how to get the world seed to create a parallel-world for testing.
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Usining Forge minecraft on windows 8.1 non-admin accounts

Since moving onto windows 8.1 I've set up user accounts for my kids- This means I can have separate safety settings on the browsers etc. When installing most apps it's just a case I install on one ...
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Can not return to my house after falling in lava

My house is next to a village from the Steve seed number. While I was digging in the well for diamonds I fell in lava and it took me in the middle of nowhere, now I can't get back to my house When ...