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Why can I see 2 different coordinates?

I have the F3 screen open: Why can I see 2 different coordinates? The X section of XYZ: section has a different coordinate to the X in Looking at: - even though I'm looking at the block I'm ...
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Stuck In a command block induced death loop

I made a new world called "Fun With Redstone". I had a "genius" idea to make a zombie killing mini-game, so I put in the super fast redstone clock /kill @e[Type=Zombie] and shortly after, realized ...
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How to test for an hold item name in Minecraft?

I'm trying to make a command block that spawns an item in front of you if you are holding an item with a specific name. I've got these two working scripts; /testfor @p[r=10] ...
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Is it possible to prevent players from using hacks on a vanilla server?

I host a Vanilla (unmodded) Minecraft server, but often find that people are digging straight towards diamonds or instantly killing players with hacking clients. Is there a way to prevent people from ...
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How can I get redstone working again?

I am making a huge zombie siege map with tons of redstone. Just recently, I tried to make a comparator clock to activate a command block. Instead, It only turns on and off about once or twice a ...
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Inventory options have disappeared on Minecraft PC edition

When I press e in Minecraft, all that pops up is a box containing my inventory, my equipped armor, and a crafting table. The other options, such as changing the time of day and the inventory button ...
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How can I farm for experience quickly using animals?

I need a lot of levels to enchant things. I am in survival and I don't have a lot of animals around me. Is their a way to farm animals? Or, how can I find more?
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Minecraft Servers won't Connect at all

So, I have a legal full version of Minecraft, version 1.8.7, running Windows XP SP2, whenever I try to connect to a server, it does not connect. When connecting to Hypixel, I get: Connection Lost ...
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How do I change my minecraft username? [duplicate]

I'm having trouble changing my minecraft username. I logged in, but it didn't show my profile name. I sent several emails. How do I change the username?
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Why can't I access the 'not enough items' tab?

I can't access the NotEnoughItems tab and I've tried switching between survival and creative mode. I can see the option button down to the left but I can't see the items tab to the right. What should ...
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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 breed seagulls in Minecraft - Oceancraft?

Seagulls are a new mob in Oceancraft. They are pesky to catch but can be bred. I have managed to capture two in an aviary but I have no idea how to breed them. How do I breed seagulls?
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What is the problem with this command?

So I've been trying to use this commands (on 1.8.8) that someone gave for ages! But when i try to put it in the command block it literally does nothing! Can someone tell me what is wrong? or fix the ...
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How do I find diamonds?

The durability of iron tools is really starting to annoy me, but in all my hours of playing I've only stumbled across one deposit of diamond ore that provided around 7 Diamonds. What's the best way ...
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Minecraft FallingSand is Strangely Permanent

I have a Minecraft server, and when I use the FallingSand entity along with /execute on a clock, the FallingSand acts like it has Time:1. I tried setting Time:0, but it still does the same thing. All ...
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I broke Minecraft via teleportation

I was playing Minecraft and I wanted to find an ice spike biome, so I just teleported 10000 blocks away, and I repeated to try to find it. Unfortunately, I got frustrated beacuase I couldn't find ...
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Why won't Mojang let me login to my account?

I tried and tried but it didn't work. I bought minecraft for PC/Mac and did all of that stuff, got it downloaded, entered my account information and BA BAM! This shows up. I changed my password and ...
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How To Make Bow / Snowball that shoots Custom Named Arrows / Snowballs

I am kinda new at this website, haha :D Well I really love commands in minecraft so I decided to make a Snowball that summons lightning bolts along. Well I already did one half - With the ...
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My minecraft keeps crashing after about 25 seconds of running [duplicate]

My Minecraft keeps crashing after a couple seconds of running. I've read online about this issue and can't find anything. It says this after the crash. [12:24:13] [Client thread/INFO]: Setting user: ...
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How to change the language of Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta?

Title says it all. Windows is non-English, but I want to play Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta in English.
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Minecraft Forge 1.7.10 keeps crashing as soon as I launch the game with EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION (0xc0000005)? [duplicate]

After successfully installing Minecraft Forge 1.7.10 using the Windows Installer, the game crashes as soon as it begins to launch. After crashing, the games screen reads this: [12:09:24] [main/INFO] ...
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What does block/entity mean, using the /stats command, in Minecraft?

I just wanted to know what /stats is about, in Minecraft 1.8. I have used it, before, but I just can not understand its use. I know about scoreboards, but I still do not understand what the whole ...
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How can you charge items with MJ?

This question has some controversy on how to charge a Power Tool from the Modular Powersuits mod. While it is commonly known that both EU, MJ, and UE can be used to charge it, I want to know how ...
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Minecraft Incompatible Heap Sizes?

I changed my Java XMX to have 2GB of RAM because I hate the lag I'm getting, but I get a strange error message: Error occurred during initialization of VM Incompatible minimum and maximum heap sizes ...
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GroupManager/Essentials: No users can use the /help command

I'm in the user group owner. I have - help (4 spaces before the -) under every user group permissions in the groups.yml file. I logged into my server and it said "type /help for a list of commands." ...
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How do I make armor stands upside down using commands

I'm making an adventure map where you ride around on a motorcycle. My first task in making the motorcycle was making a model using armorstands and ever since the problem occurred I've been using ...
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How does the Bukkit plugin “AsyncWorldedit” differ from “SafeEdit”?

I am familiar with both the plugins SafeEdit and AsyncWorldedit and how they operate, I think. If I understand correctly, SafeEdit pastes in WorldEdit files by doing them chunk-by-chunk, 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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I break blocks, but can notpick them up

I'm mining, I look in my inventory, but not a single block has been picked up. I'm in survival mode, mining stone with a iron pickaxe. Shouldn't I get cobblestone?
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Minecraft villagers won't stop spinning around in circles?

I have version 1.8.1, and my villagers won't stop spinning around in circles. They won't go inside at night and get killed by mobs, and the farmers don't stop to replant crops. How do I stop them from ...
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Super compact piston door with button and pressure plate

Is there a super compact design (or what's the most compact design) for a piston door which should have a button on one side like this: and a pressure plate on the other side: ? I have tried a ...
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Renaming things with resource packs in minecraft (specifically potions)?

I've been making a resource pack and renaming many of the items in vanilla Minecraft. To me, it seems that the variables to change potion names are not working. I tested this with 1.8.8 and the most ...
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How to easily find an Ice Plains Spikes?

I've been looking for an Ice Plains Spikes, but I seem to be able to find nothing. I want to build an Eskimo village there, but I can't find any at all. I've looked around cold biomes, but nothing. ...
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I can't log into my minecraft account

I have restarted my PC 3 times, scanned my PC and changed my password on both Optifine and Mojang. For some reason, my password wont work. It is typed correctly but still doesn't work. Is there ...
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How can I turn off TNT block damage?

I'm making a map and there's gonna be a lot of blasting going on and I don't want it to damage blocks. I've done /gamerule mobGriefing false but there's still gonna be TNT block damage. Is there ...
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How to use setblock command for placing stone button on the left side of the command block

I tried to use the command setblock ~1 ~ ~ stone_button but then it places a button on air. I'm running Minecraft 14w11b snapshot from the 1.8 snapshots. Does someone know how to fix this? Pictures ...
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How do I target only players who are at a certain height?

I own a server, and have built a large indoor structure at spawn. I would like new players to spawn inside this structure. Upon research, Minecraft automatically spawns all players at the highest ...
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Creating a Minecraft Server Using Openshift

How do you create a Minecraft server using Openshift? I have used sources such as https://blog.openshift.com/free-minecraft-cloud-server-hosting/ and ...
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Can you use /testfor to detect the death of a player?

Can you use the /testfor command in minecraft 1.8 to find out if a player has died ? I need it for my map, where 2 players (Only) are pitted against eachother. I want it so that when one of them ...
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How can you take a horse home without a saddle?

I've got a small problem. I've found a horse, but I don't have a saddle. However, I would still like to take him home, because I haven't had a horse before, and they're really useful (running is ...
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Hamachi on Windows 10

For a long time now, I have been hosting a small minecraft server for a few of my friends to play on and build. Because I have the worst internet provider ever (for privacy reasons I will only say it ...
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Command Blocks Mob Land Filler

I made a TNT cannon in superflat and now there is obviously a large hole in the world. I would like a system that will fill in the area, but I don't know how to use command blocks very well. I don't ...
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Minecraft command blocks and gamerules

How do I get a command block make /gamerule commandBlockOutput true but at the same time make sure this said command block doesn't say that it updated the gamerule?
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I can't connect to a friend's Minecraft server, but none of the usual culprits seem to be the problem

I'm trying to connect to a friend's Minecraft server, but I'm not able to do so. We've double-checked the usual culprits brought up in most Minecraft server tutorials, but we're still not having any ...
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Realms blocked by Internet Blocker (Integard)

My brother and I have been trying to play Minecraft together for a long time, but have never been successful. We have always run into some error message, no matter what we tried. I have recently ...
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Binding a Minecraft command to a key

Is there a way to bind a Minecraft command to a hotkey? For example, I’d like a way to toggle between modes (survivla/creative) by pressing the Tab so that if I’m in a nasty pinch (like getting ...
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Can't strafe when sprinting?

In Minecraft, I have found a weird happening. When I'm sprinting forward and holding down W and my sprint key Alt, I cannot strafe to the left. I am perfectly able to strafe to the right, but I just ...
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What is Minecraft migration?

What is the purpose of Migration? I bought my Minecraft game today, do I still have to manually migrate? Now let's say I already migrated, played the game... If I've done all of those things, will I ...
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How can I apply an effect when a player left-clicks/right-clicks with an item in hand?

Is there a way so that I make make it when I left click/right click with a certain item it applies an effect? I know that you can apply attributes to wearing armor and things but I want it so when you ...
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Minecraft framerate is lower in Ubuntu. Why?

Recently, I moved over to Ubuntu for various performance reasons, but I've seen a major drop in my Minecraft framerate. Usually I get 100-250 in Windows, but Ubuntu is struggling to keep me at 60. I ...