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Minecraft Skin Glitch

Ever since minecraft.net net updated, I can't change my skin. I've used multiple websites like mincraftskins.com and novaskin.me but regardless, when I try applying any skin, it always brings me here: ...
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How do I install the Xray mod for Minecraft

I am wondering how to download the X-ray mod. I have Forge installed (version 1.6.4) and I downloaded the 1.6.4 version of the X-Ray mod and placed it in the mods folder of the .minecraft directory. ...
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How to summon mobs with a different health value?

I've been experimenting with custom mobs and I wanted to summon a mob with 16 health (8 hearts). I've been searching on the internet for a long time, but unsuccessfully. Any help is appreciated. ...
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How do I test for a mob being attacked?

I don't know what to try. It might be a /scoreboard command or a /testfor command. I am not sure.
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How to TestFor Player on certain block?

I am creating a map where the player can only step on certain blocks, and if he/she steps off, they die. How do I run a testfor where it tests for if the player is on the path, and if the player goes ...
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How can I play older worlds on newer versions of minecraft?

In the new launcher you can play beta and alpha versions of minecraft. I made a world in alpha 1.2.6 and no I want to take it to beta 1.3.0. But it does not show up in there. How can I get my world ...
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Is it possible to make a moving platform below a player's feet?

I'm trying to make a PVP map where some players can walk through the air by having blocks getting placed underneath their feet. This would normally be easy, except the server I'm making this on is ...
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How to make the blockbreaking animation smoother

I.e. in the assets/minecraft/blocks/textures folder there are 10 textures: destroy_stage_X.png with X being 0 through 9. When you break a block ingame, these 10 textures are layered over the block ...
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How can I use Command Blocks to keep players from placing blocks on a vanilla server?

I want to know how to keep players from placing blocks in a certain area on my Minecraft server using Command Blocks. I already know how to keep them from breaking anything via [effect player 'mining ...
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“Player moved wrongly” not involving cheats?

In this Q&A, the answers assumed (correctly, as it turned out) that the player in question was using cheats. I'm frequently seeing "[Player] moved wrongly!" and "Horse moved wrongly!" for all the ...
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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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/give with ench NBT tag doesn't work 1.8

I want an iron pickaxe with Silk Touch 1. I did this: /give myNameHere minecraft:iron_pickaxe 1 0 {ench:[{id:33},{lvl:1}]} However, it gives me an iron pickaxe that says "Silk Touch.enchantment....
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What Is The Best Level To Find Redstone At?

I am currently trying to build a piston elevator in my single player world and I need about 200 blocks of redstone to complete it ("For the back wall"). I already have enough redstone for about 90 ...
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How can a deaf player detect where monsters and caves are?

I see all the time that the recommended ways to mine is to dig deep and listen out for the sounds of monsters in caves. My niece is deaf, and whilst she loves the building aspect of the game, tasks ...
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How to access minecraft data when it is downloaded from a server?

When playing minecraft on a server, all the block data from your surrounding is downloaded to your local computer. You sometimes can see what there is inside a mountain before the rendering completes. ...
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Minecraft: Shift + Click (/replaceitem)

I have a fill clock and in a command block I have this command: /replaceitem entity @p slot.inventory.13 minecraft:spawn_egg And in the 13 slot there comes up an egg. What I want it to do is give ...
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Replace normal block with same block that has a special property

I want to use a command block that detects if there is a gold block in the player's inventory and replace it with a gold block that can only be placed on grass. Now, here is what I'm doing: I ...
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ActiveEffects - Completly Disable Particles

Can you summon a mob with a potion effect (using the ActiveEffects tag), but without the annoying particles? I know about Ambient, however, that does not help me with my problem. Thanks
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How do you spawn a skeleton without a bow and a name

I was making the Judgement Hall from Undertale (IN MINECRAFT). I already made the music and the map, but what's the command for a skeleton without a bow that has a name?
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Minecraft PE mob spawning platform isn't dark even without torches

I have started to build a mob far in minecraft pocket edition. It is a basic farm build at exactly the height limit. You can see the outside in the picture below. The problem is inside the spawn ...
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Worldguard problem in guard action

I'm running a Minecraft PvP server. But concerning only "guard", there is a problem. When non-OP players try to guard action by right clicking and holding sword, the player receives worldguard ...
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Can you spawn special villagers?

In minecraft 1.3.1, the different types of villagers are now important as they trade different things. However, not all types will necessarily spawn at once. If I occupy a village that lacks, say, a ...
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How to test for specific potions in inventories?

I was helping my sister with her server commands when I got stumped on this. I want to find if the player has a specific potion with this: /testfor @a[team=Sandwings] {Inventory:[{id:"minecraft:...
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How do I use a score in a different command in Minecraft

I am making a game where a player has a score that goes up every second by a different stat. That stat is their score on a specific scoreboard. How do I do this? For Example, If their score for the ...
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How to detect if a player out of one team dies

I've got a vanilla server for 1.10 and I already did a scoreboard with two different Teams (red, blue). Now I want to check if either a player on team red or a player on team blue dies and to have a ...
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How to replace a SPECIFIC item in a players hotbar with another specific item

I want to make it so that i have a command block that tests for if a player has a glass bottle selected in slot 1 of their hotbar, if this is true, that specific player and only that player is added ...
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Using /blockdata, won't put certain items in chest

I'm making a maze in Minecraft 1.10 and I have a supply chest at the entrance. I would like to make it so that once you finish the maze, you take a minecart to the beginning and before starting the ...
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Minecraft: Viewing when others chat

I am staff on a server and I need to be able to view what other people type in commands. I have already figured out private messages but not commands, thank you.
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High upload usage by Minecraft client

I played vanilla Minecraft (survival) with a friend over the internet. He is hosting the server. We played about 8 hours than the game began to lag. According to my router, the client seems to consume ...
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“Data tag parsing failed” when trying to setblock a command block with a command in it

I'm trying to fix this but it doesn't work. Inside the command block. I typed in /setblock 125 64 617 minecraft:command_block 0 replace {Command:"testfor @a {Inventory:[{id:"minecraft:bedrock"}]}"} ...
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Can I upload my Minecraft PE world for others to play in?

My question is very, very (very) basic. My son and I have build a world together on Minecraft PE. I'd like to upload a copy of the world to a server so that he and his friends can log in any play ...
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How do I summon a chicken zombie jockey with diamond armor using a command block?

I've been working with command blocks for a while and i have gotten pretty good at them, however i'm trying to make a baby zombie (with full diamond armor) riding a chicken and I just cant do it! I ...
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World Edit Command to thicken structures

I was wondering if anyone knows how to thicken a premade structure with world edit. I have created a custom structure, so I can not make it thicker by recreating it with a larger radius. Ideally, I am ...
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What is the exact maximum height oak trees can grow?

I want to grow oak trees just as high as they can get - including the leaves. And i want to build a roof on top of my tree farm. I did not think it would be that hard to find out the maximum height of ...
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Why does my Minecraft 1.10 keep crashing right after I hit play?

[20:55:44] [Client thread/INFO]: Setting user: MCAnimate.KDZ [20:55:46] [Client thread/INFO]: LWJGL Version: 2.9.4 [20:55:46] [Client thread/ERROR]: Couldn't set pixel format org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: ...
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Bukkit Permissions: Owner group not giving me all permissions

I am running a Minecraft server with Bukkit and everything works fine. I set up the permissions using Group Manager and the Default group works well. However, I added myself to the Owner group and do ...
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Why won't my portals link up properly?

Before you say this is a duplicate, I am well versed in the normal operation of portals, and understand how to link portals that are very close to each other. This problem is occurring in spite of my ...
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Data values with /summon?

I wish to summon a wet sponge in front of me. I know: /summon Item ~ ~ ~ {Item:{id:minecraft:sponge,Count:1} But I don't know how to add wet sponge's data value (1) in that command. There seems to ...
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How do I change my Minecraft username during the 30-day restriction?

How do I change my name in minecraft name earlier than the 30 days please, I need help. My name is really dumb and I would like to change it early. I do not hack and I would like to change it early ...
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Minecraft enchantments adding to existing enchantments using commands

I was wondering if there was a way to add enchantments (using commands) to an already enchanted item. For example, I have a command that enchants an item if you have enough levels, but what if you get ...
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How many blocks would 1 km be in minecraft? [duplicate]

I'm trying to get the "On a Rail" achievement, but I can't seem to go far enough.
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Inviting my friend to my minecraft pc singleplayer world [duplicate]

My friend uses minecraft pocket edition while I use minecraft pc edition. Is it possible to invite my friend to my singleplayer world? and how?
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How to testfor player holding a a certain amount of specified item

Is there anyway that I can testfor a player holding 1 stick and run a command through a clock? If the player is not holding 1 stick (meaning if the player holding 2 or more sticks) the clock will not ...
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How to teleport when you kill a villager

I was asking, how to teleport when a you kill a villager? Please tell me, because I am now making a map called the lost friends and there is a challenge called kill the cute villager to win but i want ...
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Vertically stacked armor stands should have increasing scores, but don't

I'm trying to make a goalpost system for a custom map I'm designing. The idea is that a goalpost--consisting of a tall stack of iron bars--would have variable height, and at each block up and down the ...
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Can I customize the XP bar?

I'm making a custom map, and I want the XP bar to display the numbers I want it to, instead of the amount of experience the player has, like for countdowns and stuff like that. So: can I customize the ...
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Minecraft Black Screen

I have installed Minecraft on my laptop running i686 Debian Wheezy. When I try and run Minecraft it started but showed a black screen. It started playing music and when I click on certain areas of the ...
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How to deal with a Zombie Pigmen army?

How can I safely survive the onslaught of this huge singular of zombie pigmen?
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Minecraft LAN connecting to server for long time [duplicate]

Whenever I try to play with my frined on LAN we get 2 problems. THe first being that if I open an LAN world it doesnt even shop up on his server list, The second is when HE opens a world, It shows up ...
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Copy and change item names in chest

I am trying to Copy a chests contents over and then change the display names of all the items in the chest. I can easily do the first part by /clone. I have been trying to do this part with the /...