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How to use @p in tellraw?

Me and my friends are making a game in minecraft and are using tellraw. How do we use @p in tellraw because we cannot find it anywhere! Thanks
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How do I kill mobs using /kill without them dropping loot?

I have a spawn area I am hoping to make a safe haven, so I have a command block on a clock that kills each hostile mob type. This works to keep the place free of any hostile mobs, however every night ...
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Why does Minecraft crash when I open it? [duplicate]

---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // I blame Dinnerbone. Time: 7/3/16 11:13 AM Description: Initializing game org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: Pixel format not accelerated at org.lwjgl.opengl....
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Minecraft: Force Mobs to move to a specific location

I would like to have bedrock riding silverfish. Then move to a specific location to slowly build a bedrock cage. I have figured out for bedrock riding silverfish part but I do not know how to move ...
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Minecraft wondows 10 Edition world importing

I have been working on a map on the java version of minecraft for about 6 months now, and now that the windows 10 edition of Minecraft is getting more and more features, i'd like to be able to export ...
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How to Zoom in with 1.10 Optifine

I have 1.10 OptiFine, but when I go to the Controls options in the Menu, it doesn't say Zoom or anything like that. I don't know what to do.
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How can I transfer a Minecraft world to a different PS4? [duplicate]

My brother and I were playing Minecraft on my Mom's PS4, but then we wanted the same world on our Dad's PS4. I have a USB stick, but I can't figure out how to do it.
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Game Menu Opening Randomly

This has started happening since the 1.9+ releases. I'm not pressing any keys; I even did a test to see if it did it without me pressing any keys - it did it anyways. I counted and it has a delay of a ...
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How do I make a Beacon Ride an invisible silverfish?

On certain maps, I have seen blocks riding invisible, invincible, and silent silverfish. How would I do this with a beacon? It looks like the block is just walking around on its own. (1.8)
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Mine craft isn't on the kindle App Store [on hold]

I need to update my kindle's minecraft app but it is missing in the App Store. I've looked up "minecraft", "minecraft pocket edition." Nothing is showing up. It is though Amazon. Please help! I have ...
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Cannot connect to Minecraft server after update

I've got minecraft 1.10.2 and i tried to connect to the archon network but it said that the server was "outdated".i don't know why this is happening for some reason cane someone answer me? thanks
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How to get custom (non-player) heads in minecraft 1.10

I have seen a tutorial to do this, the one with changing your skin, but I'm using it with /summon and the ArmorItems NBT tag (The head is only present while the player is playing it), and I want my ...
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How can I detect if 2 players have the same scoreboard?

I am making a minigame when two players are needed to start an arena ! Trying with the c selector for count, but it seems that doesn't work This is the command I used: /testfor @a[score_arena_min=1,...
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Stuck in pet moving situation

I am stuck here in jungle. its been 2 days i have been thinking how am I going to take these both ocelots back to my base. The first thought in my mind was going via nether. however I didn't find ...
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Unexpected Minecraft mod tooltips

I loaded up Minecraft and all of a sudden these messages appeared which described everything I was doing. I don't know where these messages came from, since I didn't install a mod intended to produce ...
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Minecraft 1.7.10 keeping chunks loaded on SMP

I currently have small farm (wheat, and carrots) and some pigs (breeding) I want to keep in a chunk so the piglets, and farm can grow. I watched a video (from simplysarc, I cannot find the video now) ...
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How do I use the /tellraw command in minecraft 1.10 [duplicate]

I want to make a map but the /tellraw command won't work in Minecraft 1.10, not 1.9 or 1.8 just 1.10 it used to work perfectly in 1.8 as: /tellraw @p {text:"what ever you want",color:red,bold:true,...
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Minecraft servers time out while internet generally works fine?

So for the past week and a half on ANY multiplayer Minecraft server I join, I time out after 20-30 minutes. My ping is fine, I've pinged the servers from my Command Prompt and there's no packet loss, ...
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Why is this potion texture missing?

Good morning. Today I was working on a "Smoke Bomb" in Minecraft. It's basically just a lingering potion that has blindness on it. Here's the command I came up with: /give @p lingering_potion 1 8198 {...
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How to /clear armor in inventory

I'm making a puzzle map and am lowering player health using attributes. I want to know how to clear iron pants that the player is NOT wearing (not in the leg slot). I have tried clearing iron pants, ...
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I need help with Duplicating on a mac

I have a mac, and the mouse I use is an apple mouse that has no scroll key in the middle of it. Is there any way to duplicate items using my keypad or keyboard?
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Minecraft Bounty

Yesterday I logged intoMinecraft Bounty Hunterand it worked perfectly fine. Today when I tried logging back in it told me to register so i did. I put in my password and my email accurately but my ...
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How many armor stand can minecraft support? [closed]

I am making a map with noLAG proven, but I need to know how many armor stands can exist in a world to avoid the lag from them?
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How to set radius of testfor command in minecraft

I have looked through many questions and have not found this, i would like to have it so the redstone activates once the player goes in a certain area, this is almost done but for some reason it is ...
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How to kill a player near a armor stand in minecraft

I would like to know how I would be able to kill a player near an armor stand, then kill the armor stand and use the explosion particle at the same time. I'm working on a single command for a claymore ...
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Can I increase the maximum Forge/Vanilla ID limit, or remove it entirely?

I installed 200+ mods for my modpack and my self and this error come up: pw.mods.fml.common.LoaderException: java.lang.RuntimeException: Invalid id 9884 - maximum id range exceeded. By reading this ...
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Do Polar Bears drop loot?

I've just updated my Minecraft to 1.10.2, and I tried to kill a Polar Bear but it didn't drop any loot(except exp). Is this normal, or I was just unlucky? Also, if there are Polar Bears around, and I ...
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What is the benefit of ores obtained from silk touch?

I know that by using the Silk Touch enchantment, we get the ore block instead of the metal. But what is the benefit of that? I mean that if we get the ore block, for example diamond, we have to ...
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Does chunk (0,0) have an increased spawn rate as claimed in this old post?

http://www.minecraftforum.net/forums/archive/alpha/alpha-survival-single-player/820173-mob-spawning-science The above given link looks old. But the section: 4 given in it looks interesting. It ...
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Minecraft: Special Characters in Target Selector Arguments

I'm creating a system so when a player dies, an XPOrb is dropped at that location with a special name then the player can choose to teleport to that named XPOrb if they choose. This system is already ...
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Unable to update the minecraft native launcher - Mac OSX 10.11.4 (El Capitan)

I keep getting an error when trying to install the newest Minecraft launcher which says, "unable to update the minecraft native launcher". Anybody know what's going wrong?
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how to maximize my GPU's efficiency in Minecraft

So, i like playing modded Minecraft, the problem is that my GPU sucks. Any ways to max out the efficiency till i can get a better on. Its a Intel(R) HD graphics 2 gen and its integrated Any help at ...
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Tinker's Construct Can't craft mod items?

I installed Tinker's Construct and some addons: Tic Tooltips ExtraTic Iguanas Tinker Tweaks Thermal Smeltery Tinkers' Addons Tinkers' Modifiers Armory Weaponry Some tools from Minecraft and other ...
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How can I let people join my minecraft server from diffrent versions?

I've seen multiple servers where you can connect from any (recent) major version. (Example, 1.9, 1.8 OR 1.7) And they all seem to be able to do it. Alas, a simple google search did not fix the problem....
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Minecraft Online Play [closed]

One day I tried to play in a LAN world via Hamachi. But when I gave her the IP she said it didn't work. Then she gave me her ip, but it didn't work also! My version is 1.7.2 and hers is 1.7.2 also. ...
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How do I summon an armor stand with arms that will work?

I'm building a mansion to impress my friends. I've seen pictures of armor stands with ARMS. I searched how to summon one but all of them were either 1.9 or beta. (?how?) What command do i use to ...
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How can I change the FOV but not speed using commands?

Is there a way to change the field of view using a command in Minecraft, without changing the walk speed? I'm talking about the option that, at its max, is labeled "Quake Pro". I'm working on a top-...
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My relative coordinates don't work

I have command blocks where it spawns a structure with relative coordinates, like X Y Z X Y Z ~X ~Y ~Z and it's been off. I've even changed it to the extreme, like when it should be Z=2 Ive put Z=-20 ...
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Do Zombie Horses in Minecraft spawn naturally?

Do zombie horses naturally spawn? Because I want to see one in survival without using cheats.
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Minecraft changing username problem

So I change my username and go to Minecraft and logout. My problem is that I am clicking on the "Enter Username" field, and nothing's happening, not even the I blinking and I can't type on it and can'...
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Minecraft sounds not working [duplicate]

The sounds in Minecraft will not work in any version of MC I have tried. Playing with mods, the mods' sounds will work but not the vanilla sounds. I have tried multiple things including: Restarting ...
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How I make tellraw to execute only once in a clock?

I am making a project, creating a smart robot to help players, in 1.9. So far all works just fine, the crafting recipe for the robot etc., but I want a way to control the robot's movement through the /...
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Can I make stone tools able to break iron?

With the mod Iguanas Tinker Tweaks for Minecraft 1.7.10, how can I make stone tools able to break iron? I've modified config to allow me to build stone tools but I don't know how to make them able to ...
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Minecraft PE v 15.0 - Can't connect to LAN world

I want to connect to my sisters LAN world server, but it's not showing up when I go to friends (it's supposed to be under the friends online tab). We are connected to the same Internet, we both have ...
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How can you track missile damage in Minecraft?

I am building an RPG map for Minecraft and I have a system for rewarding individual XP by tracking the stats of mobs killed.I would also like to award shared XP (via scoreboard) for group kills ,i.e. ...
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How can I automatize Minecraft split-screen launch process? [closed]

To play local split-screen multiplayer Minecraft on PC (with controllers), I installed the mod joypadmod in a profile where I installed the forge application. Then, when I want to play, here is the ...
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How to /summon a tipped arrow?

I want to use /summon to summon an Instant Damage II Arrow, but I cannot figure out how to do this.
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Minecraft: Create separate main menu for a world

I am currently attempting to create a Minecraft map with its own resource pack inside of the map file, however, I would like to make somewhat like a main menu when you start the world. Would it be ...
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minecraft won't launch after the frostburn 1.10 update window 8 [duplicate]

Minecraft won't launch after the 1.10 update. I have Windows 8, I tried redownloading Java, but that did not work. I redownloaded Minecraft but that did not work either. Here is an image of the game ...
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Do the new command blocks still cause lag by sending a bunch of packets?

So basically in 1.8 the was a 63 block update limit (as explained here) My question is when the command blocks changed, does the server still send packets every tick telling the client that the ...