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Minecraft Time Out while playing

I am playing a modded server with my friends, I am hosting it on a computer withing my network an my friends access it from outside the network. I connect using the internal address. While playing it ...
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Why are my green bars so low in Minecraft?

When I press the tab button on a Minecraft server, the green bars are really low. They used to be full all the time but aren't now. Why is that? What have I done wrong?
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Nether Spawns: Y Axis Relevant?

Alright, I have two spawns in the Normal World: one at: (which I will call Main) x: -22 y: 65 z: 261 and another at: (which I will call Tower) x: 17 y: 244 z: 296 Yes, I know that I should have ...
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Minecraft: /give enchanted book?

I want to set a command to give a player an Unbreaking V book (rare item in crate) however I'm not sure how to do it, as the way I normally give enchanted items just gives me a enchanted book with ...
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How can I heal my villagers?

I'm using MineColony to get some useful NPCs. When they first spawned, their bars overhead all said 20 hp, but now, most are down to 10 hp or less. I don't want my workers to die. How can I get ...
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Chunks load extremely slow with CPU usage at almost 90% most of the time

Often when I want to play survival singleplayer in Minecraft, I can't. This is due to chunks taking ages to load whenever I move to a new area of my map, leading me to regularly hit the esc button to ...
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How do I get the “Sniper Duel” achievement in Minecraft?

The "Sniper Duel" achievement in Minecraft requires me to kill a skeleton from 50 meters away. Is this equivalent to 50 blocks? What is the easiest way to do this? I've recently located a skeleton ...
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Can I get the “Diamonds to you!” achievement in singleplayer?

How can one get the "Diamonds to you!" achievement in singleplayer? The achievement list cannot be completed without it. Perhaps it can be possible by passing a diamond to a zombie?
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How to get the “Overkill” achievement on Minecraft?

I'm having some problems to get the "Overkill" achievement. The achievement's description says: Deal eight hearts of damage in a single hit. So to achieve this achievement I built a Diamond ...
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Is there any way to gather or produce a blank, solid, white block in vanilla Minecraft?

Is there any way to gather or produce a blank, solid, white block in Minecraft? Iron blocks come kind of close, but you can see markings on them. White stained clay comes close, but it's got a ...
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My Minecraft skin won't show for others [duplicate]

This has been happening for a while, I've noticed that whenever I'm playing Minecraft with my brothers, (On LAN, I'm not sure if it works on public servers.) I can see my skin, but they can't. It's ...
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Minecraft: Creating Light Without A Source Block

I am making a custom map in vanilla Minecraft, and am trying to create light without a source block. The reason for this is that I don't want the clutter of torches, lamps, glowstone etc. Simply put, ...
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Will zombies die if I put a light in their house?

I am making a house for my zombie friends. Their house is dark which makes other mobs spawn there. So if I make a house and move my zombies in there and put torches will they die because of the light ...
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Minecraft keeps crashing (Vanilla)

My minecraft keeps crashing whenever i log into a online server, i have no idea why but i do indeed have the crash report. [20:36:48] [Client thread/INFO]: Setting user: APoisonPotato93 [20:36:48] ...
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Why don't spawn chunks work properly with OptiFine?

(This is a follow-on to an earlier question whose answer taught me about spawn chunks.) I've built an iron golem farm in Minecraft, and I've noticed that golems don't spawn when I'm far away from it ...
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Can't login to Technic Launcher

So, i'm trying to login to login to Technic Launcher for the first time on a pretty new PC, just a week after migrating my account and changing my name. It refuses to work. I have tried E-Mail, ...
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How do I use /setblock and what are the possible options?

The new Minecraft command /setblock is very exciting but poorly documented. How do I use the command? For example to set a yellow stained glass at a certain location? To create a chest full of ...
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Minecraft executing on a random enitity not working

I am trying to set a stone block underneath a random armor stand, that is called disco stand. There are nine. I put in this command: /execute @r[name=DiscoStand] ~ ~ ~ /setblock ~ ~-1 ~ stone ... ...
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Load world from PC to PE

I see from this question that you can transfer a world from PE version to the PC version. (How can I import worlds from the PE to the PC version?) Is it possible to go from the PC back to the PE? ...
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How do i get to my Minecraft.jar? its not in my bin folder! [duplicate]

I need to open mc.jar, but everyone says its in bin, but for me bin only has backups in it! someone help please! (P.S I am 1.8.7)
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How deep must a lake be for fish or squid to spawn in it?

I have a small Lake in front of my house in Minecraft. It is currently 1 block deep. My Question is, how deep (in blocks) must it be that I can fish in it and make squid spawn in it?
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How do I give myself an item that can only be placed on a certain block?

I'm currently in the process of making a custom map and I want to add blocks that can only be placed on a certain colour clay. This is the command I tried using. /give @p cobblestone 1 0 ...
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How to test for blocks within a certain radius of a player?

I'm trying to make a custom crafting system, but I'm not sure how to test for blocks within a radius of players, not command blocks. Specifically, I'm attempting to test if there is a dropper within ...
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My Minecraft Resource Packs I downloaded and made won't show up

I've made three resource packs from the same template. They are all in my resource packs folder, but only one shows up in the menu. One of the two that don't show up used to show up, the other I just ...
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Security question for skin change always fails

When I try to change my skin, it asks me to answer a security question. I answer them correctly, yet it says that they are incorrect. Why?
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Slime Farm Issues

I need help because I want to build a slime farm I have found chunks using a slime chunk finder. I have built it below level 40 at 35, It's a 16 by 16 area and I have triple checked my coordinates and ...
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World Spawn Location

I used /setworldspawn to set the spawn point on the server, and I have a command block on a clock that tp's all new players to a custom first spawn point (based on players within a radius of 30 around ...
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Why won't zombie villager kid take the golden apple?

I succesfully transformed a zombie villager kid into normal kid. However, sunce my first success, any further attempts fail. What I do: with an armor on (or with care) I make a zombie kid follow me ...
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Highest Jump Boost

I'm pretty sure the highest jump boost level is 94, and that if it's over this then it glitches and you cannot jump. Can anyone confirm whether the highest jump boost level is 94, or can it go higher ...
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How do I grow a tall oak tree?

The trees have a random growth pattern to them and the oaks (and I think birch?) are able to grow really tall some times. Is there any way to ensure this growth or to encourage it at the least?
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Can't maximise Minecraft window

I was playing in Minecraft in full screen for a while (toggling using F11) and then after a while, I went back to windowed mode (I don't like playing in full screen, I was just testing the ...
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Why does Minecraft keep crashing upon loading/creating worlds?

Okay I used to play minecraft all the time and then I stopped about a year ago. Recently I felt like playing it again so I uninstalled everything (or at least I hope i did) and then reinstalled ...
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Is there 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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Is it possible to make circle(curved) blocks in minecraft?

Please dont tell to place square blocks in some specific manner- so as it might look close to circle from far..I had used little tiles mod( in which blocks can be breaked into smaller pieces and ...
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Greg's SGcraft stargate redstone issues

I am using Greg's SGcraft for minecraft 1.7.10, and the stargate is supposed to output a redstone signal when active. It does that, but when the gate turns off, the repeater stays active unless I ...
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How To Make Clickable Text In Minecraft

I am trying to make clickable text in Minecraft in the chat box. It was used in the adventure map, "UP". The idea is that you are given an option in the text to click, "Yes", or "No". Each word will ...
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How to effect players that triggered a command in Minecraft?

I want to do a /testfor command for burning players, and then instantly heal them, what is the command for that?
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How do I make my textures transparent instead of white?

I'm creating a texture pack and the glass keeps turning white instead of clear. I'm using Microsoft Paint for it and clear and white look the same, so I'm very confused. How can I fix this?
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How to craft transfer pipes/node skyfactory

I've dived head-first into the brick wall that is skyfactory 2 (First time I've used a minecraft mod). I'm trying to make an automatic cobblestone generator. The recipe for transfer nodes and transfer ...
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Installing Minecraft mods without a bin folder or minecraft.jar [duplicate]

I have been playing Minecraft for a while, but I recently decided to try mods. I managed to bypass the bin folder, since everything I needed could apparently be found in the versions folder. I am ...
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Where do I put Minecraftlauncher.exe?

I accidentally moved Minecraftlauncher.exe out of its original folder and I'm not sure what folder to put it back into. Can someone check on their computer what folder Minecraftlauncher.exe is in?
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Black screen after login, but sound can still be heard on title screen

I haven't played minecraft for probably over a year now and want to start playing some new mods and stuff, so I thought I'd start at the basics. So I load up the game all normal and type in my ...
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How to change a singleplayer world into a multiplayer world

I really want to know how to make a singleplayer world turn into a multiplayer world. I need to know the things needed to make it change. I found a YouTube videos about it but it didn't make much ...
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How to create a floating layer of signs that lets eggs through in a chicken coop?

I had previously been using signs as a layer to hold water in a chicken coop (the chickens float in the water and drop eggs through), and underneath the layer of signs I had another layer of water ...
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How do I build HUGE constructions in Minecraft?

If I want to build a really, really huge structure in Minecraft, say, a castle with towers, walls, several floors and over a thousand of squaremeters/tiles per floor, what is the way to go? How can I ...
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How to Traverse a Lava Ocean?

I have created a world in a 1.8 snapshot version of minecraft because i wanted to play around with the custom world gen, i turned on lava oceans and it makes the world really cool. I have tried ...
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What makes a villager spawn?

I have a village in a desert. I took all the villagers out and rode them to my base via a rail system so their village is deserted. The buildings are in one piece each with a wooden door. I then ...
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What is the time required for a villager breeding check-up?

I have met the villager breeding conditions. I gave them food,traded with them and built a triple number of houses than the villager's numbet. Now I wait for the villager breeding condition check-up. ...
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Minecraft item right/left click detection

Is it possible to create an item in Minecraft so that, when the player right's click on a certain block with it, their position (x,y,z) becomes (x,y,z) + (n0,n1,n2)? I know something like this is ...
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Minecraft is port forwarded properly but can't log in

I have run a Minecraft server for over a year. I had a netgear router on Comcast network. We recently got a 'new' all-in modem/router, one that needed to be configured. http://canyouseeme.com says ...