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How can I dock a boat without breaking it?

I want to construct a useable dock in Minecraft. Boats should be able to land safely without breaking, then be useable at a later time with little fuss. Ideally, monsters should also not be able to ...
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How can you detect if a player is falling?

I want to make a parkour map and when players fall they will be teleported back to the beginning of the parkour. Is there a command or a set of commands to detect whether or not a player is falling? ...
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Change Minecraft Server Name?

I'm setting up a minecraft server for just myself and friends. I'm using the official server (on windows) from minecraft.net I got it all up and working but I'm curious how to change the Server Name. ...
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Nether Portal won't light? [duplicate]

I know that this question has been asked before, but I have read the posts and tried everything and it still won't light. I have used 10 obsidian blocks to make a 4x5 portal, not touching any other ...
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Armor stand for punching in Minecraft

I've once saw in one of the direwolf20's lets plays the armor stand which you can punch and it displays the amount of damage you make. I couldn't catch the name of the item in WAILA and don't know ...
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Setting up local Minecraft for multiple player

My home setup is like this: We have 2 laptops connected wirelessly, 1 laptop connected wired, and 1 desktop connected wired. All are connected to the internet via a wireless router. What we want to ...
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How can I make an automatic cobblestone breaker?

Is there a way to break blocks with a redstone/piston system and then pick them up with a hopper in vanilla Minecraft. I want to make an automatic cobblestone breaker. I know that I can break sand, I ...
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How to turn cobblestone and sand into dirt in FTB Mindcrack

I have a compressed plantball machine that makes compressed plantbals from dirt but i don't have a lot of dirt left and i was wondering if i could make dirt from either couble and sand or both to get ...
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Whitelist usernames in offline mode

(I'm sorry for bad English, I'm not native speaker) HOW CAN I SET WHITELIST IN OFFLINE MOD? My Bukkit server in offline mod. I tried to add an username in the game, for example, 'Bear' and used ...
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How do i make Tnt Have more explosion damage in minecraft?

I know how to make it longer with fuse but is there a way to make it more powerful?
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How to put a redstone block in clock mode?

I saw this video by SethBling. (The video is caught up to the moment of my question) He says "Make sure these are in clock mode" what does he mean by clock mode?
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Stuck in a Teleporting Loop [duplicate]

I accidentally created a command block that was /tp @p -330 56 486 with a redstone clock. Every time I try to move, the command block moves me back to those coordinates. I'm trying to find a simple ...
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Minecraft LAN not showing up [duplicate]

I have repeatedly tried to use a LAN world with my sister. we are both on the same WiFi. whenever i start a lan world minecraft tells me it has been hosted on ***** port. my sister then checks on her ...
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How do I use /setblock and place a stone brick stair in the outer right shape?

I can't quite place a stair the direction I want it to go and I need to know the format of how to do that command. I have already attempted to do /setblock ~ ~ ~ minecraft:stone_brick_stairs 2 ...
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minecraft is there a way to name or distinguish blocks that are the same [duplicate]

I am trying to make a minecraft prop hunt mechanic but I have a problem when you become a solid block I am using these commands /execute @a ~ ~ ~ /fill ~-1 ~-1 ~-1 ~1 ~1 ~1 air 0 replace piston ...
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Are multiple Minecraft licenses required to play multi-player?

I bought Minecraft with the goal of playing with my kids, but it appears to be impossible to do this without buying a new license for each kid (that I want to play with concurrently). Am I correct ...
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Forestry Soul Frames

At what point in the queen's life do soul frames (from extra bees) increase the rate of mutation in apiaries? (when the queen is bred or when the queen dies?) Thanks for the help.
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My Minecraft Server wont work

Every time I try to run my minecraft server through run.bat all it does is say an Error: "perhaps Another server is running on this port" and I can't start it up. Can someone help?
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Will things spawn in a monster spawner on peaceful mode on survival?

If I go near a monster spawned and I am on survival peaceful mode........will it still spawn what is in the spawner? I haven't tried this because I don't want to loose all of my stuff that is on me!
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How do you breed a green sheep in minecraft?

In minecraft, I want to breed a green sheep. What colours do the parents have to be to achieve this?
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Minecraft /testfor Players Using Items

I am trying to create a hydration system for my Minecraft adventure map that displays hydration levels on the scoreboard. To restore the players hydration a player should need to drink a water bottle, ...
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I can't allocate more RAM to Minecraft

I've looked at many different tutorials and Q&A websites, but I can't get it to work. Right now Minecraft will only start if I have the -Xms1G JVM argument; if I try to increase it, I get the ...
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Is there a way to make a redstone current wait a certain amount of time before transfering? [duplicate]

For a map I'm making, it says "5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Go!", then it's supposed to wait a certain time, maybe... 2 minutes before it says "3, 2 , 1, GAME OVER!" Is there a way to do this without repeaters? I ...
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How to use /testfor to sense mobs?

For a map I'm making, there's skeletons that you have to shoot, kind of like a carnival game. But I want one to spawn only when there are none there, so they all don't pile up. Is there a way I can ...
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How can I reset my spawnpoint and spawn back at worldspawn?

I set up a player spawnpoint using the /spawnpoint command. Now I just want to return to spawning at the world spawn. Is this at all possible? I've tried /kill and I just keep spawning at my player ...
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Is there a way that I can stop people from standing still too long?

I want to make a map where the player is not allowed to stand still in a certain radius of blocks (only sprint parkour, no stopping!) and if I search Google it comes up with how to create a AFK ...
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What is a glowstone impossible object?

In this video djh3max gets a new object that allows him to infinitely place blocks. At about 5:40 if you pause the video at the right time you can see that the object is called a "glowstone impossible ...
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Does the “+ Attack Damage” modifier increase my bow damage?

I'm playing a custom map right now, and I just got a piece of armor that has a modifier of "+25% Attack Damage". Obviously this increases my melee damage, but does it have any effect on bow damage? It ...
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Is there a way to do custom /say commands?

I've looked it up, and apparently there is not a way to. But, there's an NPC in my map where I have it "talking" with a /say command. So, is there a way to make it say something like [(NPC Name)] ...
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How do I remove an Armor Stands's legs?

I'm making a floating armor stand, and I don't want it to have legs. I'm putting a helmet and chestplate on it, and I would like the arms to be visible. How can I remove just the legs?
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I get 'Failed to execute 'detect' when running my Minecraft command?

/execute @a ~ ~ ~ detect ~ ~ ~ minecraft:stone_button 0 /scoreboard players >set @a slow 2 For some reason this just wont work. It comes up with: [18:08:39] Failed to execute 'detect' as ...
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How do you activate different redstone currents each time?

For a map I'm making, there's a "Palm Reader", represented by a villager. When you throw a diamond into a nearby hopper, it gives you a fortune. Is there a way to activate different /say command ...
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minecraft crashed on world load [closed]

I was playing everything alright then when i went to save the world it crashed to the launcher.I then tried to load my saved world up but it crashed.so I believed that it was a corrupted file now so i ...
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I want to know how to make a waypoint in minecraft

How do I make a waypoint in Minecraft? I know you can but I can't figure out how. I don't mean like beacons or bricks stacked up high like a waypoint like those signs on stampy and squids race to the ...
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How can you easily find block textures in a file folder?

I'm trying to edit some block textures, but I cant seem to find the correct one. each texture has some really long name like "e85904034", and there are hundreds of them. Is there an easier way to find ...
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Minecraft ArmorStand Teleportation

So I'm using SethBling's armorstand posing help and I'm trying to teleport an invisible stand to an already set stand but I'm having troubles understanding how the teleports work. I know the commands ...
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Command to affect every player except myself

I'm making a spellbook in Minecraft, and I want to make a spell that affects everyone in a certain radius except me, so I just made this: /effect @a[r=10,type=!@p] 15 60 It doesn't seem to work. ...
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How can I put down red wool with a command block?

I'm trying to put red wool down with a command block, and I've tried everything. minecraft:red_wool, minecraft:redwool, minecraft:37:14, but none of them work. I looked it up and it just tells me to ...
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Sword Block for PVP

When clicking right click on your computer mouse while holding a sword, the sword blocks. I heard that it helps PVP. Does it really help? When someone hits you with a sword while you block, does it do ...
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How many TNT will kill you with Blast Protection armour?

How many TNT does it take for you to die, with Blast Protection armour? When telling me how many hits it will take, please be specific to what you are saying. How many hits of TNT for each armour. ...
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Add to data on an item (firework) using entitydata

I would like to add data onto a firework (item entity) by using /entitydata, but whenever I use the command, it replaces what is there. Is there any way around this?
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How do I kill a (summoned with commands) named Ender Dragon?

This is probably a stupid question, but here goes: I was trying out some new ideas for a hub I'm building on a server. I summoned a named Ender Dragon and now I can't kill it with any sword (it ...
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How do you put an enchanted item or an enchanted potion in an item frame with a command block?

I'm making a map for fighting and I made classes to choose from. I condensed it so all you have to do is press a button to scroll through the classes. Once the button is pressed all the command blocks ...
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Why isn't my sprint key working?

On the PC with version 1.8.4, I go to settings and change my sprint to f, like a YouTuber called Stacyplays. But when I hit f, nothing happens. I've tried other letters but nothing works.
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Can you make a seed? [closed]

I know people make seeds because they know the numbers, the exact place and secret doors that lead to dungeons.
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Is it possible for MinecraftLauncher console to stay?

The Minecraft console disappears and the Minecraft Java game loads after the game output is loaded. Is it possible for it to stay? I would like to see the game output.
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How do I connect with my friend that also has shaders?

I have Sildur's Shaders for 1.8 the same with my friend, we also have the same Forge version same Optifine version too, How can he connect to me or me to him while having Shaders? When we try to ...
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How big of a portal does one need to allow Ghasts to enter the Overworld?

According to the Wiki in 1.7.2 a Ghast could enter the overworld 1.7.2 - Ghasts can now enter the Overworld in survival with bigger Nether portals. just how big does a Nether Portal need to be ...
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Are players considered mobs by the game?

In minecraft when we refer to a Mob we refer to monsters and animals and thus when something said it deals x damage to mobs it's normally used in context to the player attacking. However in ...
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How can you summon/create player shot arrows using commands?

When killing a player with an arrow, it will come with different death messages depending on who or what shot the arrow: Dispenser:[player] was shot by arrow Player/Mob:[player] was shot by ...