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In Minecraft, how do you play in Hard difficulty without depleting hunger?

I've been making a Hard map in Minecraft, but whenever I test it, I keep getting hungry! The goal is to kill all of the monsters in the map, but I can't sprint, sleep or focus if I'm about to die of ...
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Minecraft lobby servers keep timing me out [closed]

This has been happening for probably a year now. Whenever I am on a large hub server (1000 players+) I can never stay on the server for more then 5 seconds without getting the 'Timed Out' error. I ...
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Why do minecraft blocks reload?

I have minecraft turned up to max settings (GTX 770, quad core 4.0 GHz intel i7, 240 GB SSD, 32 GB RAM) and for some reason the max distance blocks are slowly loading over time (not at once) and when ...
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Dispenser stops shooting items when full

I've got a basic chicken farm, which takes eggs from a bunch of seed chickens, and channels them down to a dispenser. The dispenser has a comparator coming out the back which checks whether it's full, ...
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Planning and analyzing lighting layout

When building structures in Minecraft I usually tend to thoroughly plan my lighting layout, with the primary focus on a seamless coverage of the whole "civilized" area in a light level of at least 8, ...
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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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Minecraft- Enabling Command Blocks

I own quite a cool minecraft server but the command blocks are not enabled. I turned it to "true" in the server settings but it's still not working. This is extremely important because it makes sure ...
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What is the best use for gold in Minecraft?

I can't think of anyway to use gold properly. It is quite weak if it's used for tools or armour, and because of its rarity, I'd rather not used it for stuff like that. I'm also not really into ...
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Errors while Backing up Maps in MineCraft PE for android?

I am going to be getting a new phone soon and want to backup my world to transfer over but when I navigate to games/com.mojang/minecraftWorlds/... and try to copy the contents, only a couple files ...
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Error while connecting: An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host

What do I do when i get this message? I can't join any servers at all!
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Why does /gamerule KeepInventory true not work?

I am in minecraft 1.8.9, and when I try to do /gamerule KeepInventory true, it says the command has been updated, and then I go and do /kill. But I still lose my items, both in creative and in ...
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Is it possible to spawn a Thaumcraft 4 hungry node in creative mode?

I'm doing some experiments in creative mode to determine if it's possible to energize a Thaumcraft 4 hungry node without converting it to a tainted node. I've seen people posting that they managed to ...
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How can you test if a player is holding an item with a specific name in Minecraft?

I don't know how to test if a player is holding an item with a specific name, but I know it's something like /testfor @e[type=Player,SelectedItem=example_id,Slot=0], but I probably got it totally ...
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Can I host a mc server on my web server? [duplicate]

I have a website and I want to host a mc server on it. I already made a subdomain and my host is Dreamhost. It does not have shared hosting.
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Is there a Minecraft Player to Server finder? [closed]

Is there a way, or an app or programme or website, that allows a user to find the last server a specific player went on? Just, I'm finding a long lost person, and this would be very useful. Also, sure ...
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Been having problems launching Minecraft, takes to 'Game output' Screen [duplicate]

So I downloaded Minecraft, but every time I try to launch it, and press the play button, it just takes me to the "game output screen". I tried uninstalling Minecraft more than once and installing it ...
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How to make scoreboard points

I am working on a Minecraft map where two teams have to get to the other side first. I want it to be that the first team to 3 points wins. Is there any way I can do this?
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How can I make minecraft villagers go to a specific place where I want them to be

I'm making a village and I don't want the villagers to go around entering my home or other people's, so how can I make them know where they live?
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Finding My Minecraft/screenshot folder: Using iMac

I need help re-downloading/finding my Minecraft folder, as I want to find my screenshots folder within that folder. I think I may have deleted the Minecraft folder or I otherwise can't find it. I've ...
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Does lying in a bed and not sleeping the whole night reset one's spawn?

When one sleeps and skips night they reset their spawn. Does lying in a bed but not skipping the night reset their spawn?
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How do I create unbreakable blocks?

I am creating a map on Minecraft, and I want the players to break certain blocks like trees, but I don't want them to break other blocks like stone bricks. Is there any command that can help me?
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Is there a way to get items back if they're lost when you download a mod and don't save beforehand? [closed]

Ok, I've downloaded a bunch of mods for him, but this was the first time the mod came with an installer. The installer asked if I saved all mods and I did not and told it to install anyway. Not ...
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Minecraft - Prevent people from logging off in certain areas

I am currently making a bukkit server. I have trade rooms, however I do not want people to be able to log off inside them, and log in while someone is trading. How can I prevent this? My idea is to ...
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Most Efficient Food/Speed movement in strip mines

In a strip mine (2 high, 1 wide): The quickest method of movement is sprinting and spamming jump in the tunnel. But what is the most efficient method as jumping and sprinting uses a LOT of hunger ...
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Minecraft (from alpha to 1.8.8) throws EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION (0xc0000005) right after launching the game

So, my pc recently broke and I needed to get new hardware pieces really fast and for a very low price, then I got this: OS: Windows 7 Ultimate CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz RAM: 2GB DDR ...
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How to target entities relative to the executor in scoreboard operations?

I'm trying to make an entity execute a scoreboard operation in minecraft 1.9, the entity should set the score of another entity to it selfs score. Setting up testing environment: /summon ArmorStand ...
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Display armor as an item in head slot

I am making a game that requires "cards". I have made, that the armor appear as card in hand, but how can I make a helmet look like other cards in head slot? Now it looks like this: As you can ...
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How to make it permanently day/night

How can I make it always day/night?
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color and rename items with commandbllocks

I'm making an adventure map and I cant seem to colour the chest's name. I know you can do this: give @a minecraft:chest 1 0 {display:{Name:"epic chest"}} and this: tellraw @a {"text":"cool ...
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How to detect if anyone stepped on block and then execute command toward that play

Me and my friends are making an advanced parkour map and it is filled with redstone. One of the repeater circles has 4 command blocks with the following command: /execute @a ~ ~ ~ detect ~ ~-1 ~ ...
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Why can't I delete my Minecraft? [closed]

I want to delete Minecraft, but its not working. It told me that Minecraft was open but it wasn't. I tried deleting the file and it told me that java TM is not allowing it. How can I delete it?
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Random people are trying to join my server

I host a Whitelisted Minecraft server and recently we've set up a domain name and connected to that using an A-Name DNS record. As of that point in time, which was about October of 2015, I've noticed ...
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Summon armorstands recursively from an origin with only one armorstand per block

I want to summon a flat area of armorstands like demonstrated here in minecraft 1.9: 3 323 32123 323 3 Every number represents an armorstand, the number itself the tick in which the ...
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Summoned too much items

I was building a One Command Block Creation (Uranium mod), then i decided to test my Anti-radiation helmet crafting. It started summoning helmets as it should (repeating commandblock) but than it ...
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What do I do if I can't remember the answer to my Minecraft account security questions?

I am trying to change my skin, however its showing me three security questions because it thinks I am on a new computer (even though I've been using this same computer to change my skin for the past ...
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Can't find my horse?

While on a mission to collect chicken eggs, I stopped vaguely close to a village and made a pit to put my tamed horse in it. I flew out of it and went back to my castle. I've searched for two days, ...
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minecraftserver.jar won't open with edited server.properties file

My Minecraft server doesn't open anymore. The first 2 times it worked, but when I try to run it with a edited server properties file it won't open. I already tried the .exe but that doesn't work ...
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How do i fix not being able to destroy blocks [duplicate]

So I log into my minecraft as normal. then I get into a single player world so I can get lag out of the way to get into a normal multiplayer server. so I get mst of the lag out then I go in f5 to ...
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Why did my sons world disappear when he went through a Portal? [duplicate]

My son is Autistic, and gets extremely upset when things go wrong in Minecraft. He built a world and a portal and went through it. When he returned his world was gone, everything has disappeared. ...
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minecraft scoreboard count multiple block Ids

Is there a way to create a Minecraft scoreboard object that counts all kinds of stone? Like: /scoreboard objectives add stonecounter stats.useItem.1 /scoreboard objectives add stonebrickcounter ...
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Clone command help needed [closed]

So for a new command block creation, I've got the idea for a constant test for a bat, so when it's spawned, it'll die instantly, and the /clone command will clone a house from a location to near the ...
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Why doesn't this Minecraft “/give” command work?

/give x_xstolasx_x diamond_sword 1 0 {display:{Name:"Hellbringer"},Lore:["Guilty."],ench:{[id:"20",lvl:"2"],[id:"16",lvl:"10"],[id:"19",lvl:"2"]}} This is the command I typed in to the command ...
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changed my minecraft username nothing will work

So basically I recently changed my minecraft username through mojang, And everything was good and then I opened minecraft off my desktop and went to go play mineplex and this showed up 'Not ...
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How to run OptiFine and shaders at the same time in Minecraft for PC?

I've installed the GLSL Shaders profile for Minecraft 1.8 without using Forge, and it works fine. However, since now I'm not using OptiFine, I'm getting a rather large decrease in FPS, which is ...
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Execute at a certain amount of entities in 1.9

So basically what i am doing is executing at an entity but i want to execute at exactly two of the entities (if there are two entities it will execute the next command, and if there any other amount ...
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Minecraft skin message [duplicate]

How do I get out of the "we are restoring your skins!" Message. Can one of you help me please. I tried tapping out but the message is still there.
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How to trigger a block update in Minecraft 1.9?

I am working on a new map and something I need is wrong. I have a setblock command that works fine and all but the block won't update - it doesn't update at all until I place another block near it. ...
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How do you craft a map on Minecraft P.E?

I need a recipe for the map on Minecraft P.E. Not the in-game one but the item that you can carry. Can someone please send suggestions? Thanks :D
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Minecraft Server Resouce Pack won't download to client - java.net.MalformedURLException: no protocol

I'm running a Minecraft server on a local host in my house (FreeNas with MineOS plugin). I've configured my server.properties file with this line server.properties ...
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How do you get a Knockback 100 bow in 1.8.9?

I cant figure out how to get a knockback 100 bow in 1.8.9