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Where is there a key to the different redstone circuit notations used on the minecraft wiki?

There are lots of schematics of minecraft circuits online, but few of them reference the notation they are using and I am finding it hard to chase down what some symbols mean. The page on Advanced ...
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How do I get two pistons (one of them on an inverted signal) to go at the same time?

Here's the problem - I need two pistons to go at the exact same time, so that one of them is contracted and the other is expanded, on a switch mechanism. To achieve this, one of the pistons has to ...
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Why don't have a mod folder…?

I downloaded Minecraft Forge, searched %Appdata%, went to .minecraft, to see what? No mods folder... please help me! I really want Pixelmon...
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How to get a slowly expanding world border in Minecraft?

Recent Minecraft snapshots added the possibility to set a square world border that players can't pass through. It is used on the MindCrack server to expand the available area very slowly over time. ...
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How to test for time of day with command block in Minecraft

I'm trying to setup something similar to the MindCrack team's current server set up for my single player world so that the world border expands slowly as I play the game. I already know how to work ...
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Remove Minecraft gamerules in-game

Is there a way to remove Minecraft gamerules in-game? I made a gamerule "New" and now want to remove it but I can't find a way to do it. I searched in the minecraft help list and found nothing. I ...
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How to run Mineraft on IPv6

I would like to run Minecraft on IPv6 to simplify my life by not having to portforward every time I host a LAN server. Also, it appears to me that even when I do forcefully run Minecraft on IPv6 by ...
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Will my zombie villager de-spawn?

So I finally caught me a Zombie Villager! However I am nowhere near getting the required materials to transform him back into a normal Squidward. What will cause him to de-spawn? Leaving the area? ...
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Do Endermen teleport along valid paths?

When an Enderman teleports, either by accident or after being angered, does it follow a continuous path to the destination? If so, what are the requirements for such a path? Minecraft wiki made me ...
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Does my friend have to download all the mods or just me?

I want to play modded survival with my friends and I have the mods, do they have to download all of those or do I just have to have them?
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Minecraft accounts are blended. How can i separate them?

I just purchased a minecraft PC account for my son on our home computer. My step-son has an account that was purchase at his mother's house that he accesses on our computer when he is with us. When ...
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I can't open my Minecraft maps even though they exist

I have something strange and cant figure it out by myself. I have 2 maps in my saves that I can't open. I have played on them, but one time they where gone so I searched for them in the Minecraft ...
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Why can't my minecraft (1.7.10) generate any world?

I'm going to play Minecraft with some forge mods, and it just didn't generate the world. I thought that it was a problem with the mods, so I uninstalled them all and started playing normal Minecraft. ...
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Minecraft forge 1.7.10 server keeps crashing on a mac

Does anyone know why when i click on the forge 1.7.10 server jar file on a mac it crashes. I am trying to start up a minecraft pixelmelon server on mac that runs on 1.7.10 but i am not able to do so ...
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How to have a name floating over a button

In lots of Minecraft minigames I have seen buttons, for example to start the game, that have a floating name tag above them. How do they do that ?
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Thermal expansion machines have black fronts

Not sure how to word the title of this question. The picture below shows what I'm talking about: As you can see the fronts of the machines are black. This happens with all thermal expansion ...
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Can't access the end, server crashes on restart

I've just tried restarting my FTB world after not being able to get to The End. I found and set up The End portal, but it just teleported me to a random location in the overworld every time. When 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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How can I become Steve again?

I have changed my Minecraft skin and now I feel a bit nostalgic. I have tried to find a solution to this already but all I can find is possible "Steve skins" on the various skin websites. I want the ...
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How can i improve the performance of redpower frame tubes?

Now that this question was answered and my horizontal redpower quarry is working, i feel it needs improvement because whenever i turn the switch for the 5000+ block breakers, two things happen: a ...
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Why my Mob Grinder/Farm isn't working? [duplicate]

I built (by following tutorials, see below) a Mob Grinder. It's a simple 20x20, with water, etc. But when I go up there, it's not dark inside. I don't use Gammabright and I didn't put torches or ...
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Interdimensional redstone circuitry in tekkit-lite?

I am building a gigantic horizontal quarry consisting of more than 5000 redstone tube frames and block breakers, all this in a mystcraft dimension. I used to remotely control the bc quarries i have ...
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What's the minimum height for the spawning area of a mob farm?

Considering a standard mob farm design, what's the minimum height I should build the spawning floor so that I'm sure I get 100% efficiency (no other mobs are counted toward the mob count cap)? I ...
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How do I summon mobs with block heads on Minecraft?

I can't figure it out. I can only summon mobs with other mob heads. I've been wanting to summon a cow with a water source block head and name it " Underwater Mission Fail"— Is that possible?
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How to force Minecraft to “Play Offline”?

I've set Minecraft up with my account on a Windows guest user for my little siblings to play singleplayer. For security reasons, as well as concerns for the children themselves, I'd like to disable ...
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Can no longer connect to private Minecraft server

I set up a Minecraft server 1.7.10 on my personal server hosted on the Rackspace Cloud. The server is whitelisted, as it is intended only for my kids and me to play on. The server had been running ...
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I do not know my Minecraft password

I made my Minecraft account about a year ago and I used my dads e-mail. He changed his e-mail and I can't remember my Minecraft password. How can I retrieve my Minecraft password?
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How do I spawn potions with Command Blocks?

I want to get super speed, like a speed III for 1:00? I want it to be a splash potion that spawns from a command block, I know it can be done, since potions are entities.
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How does biome generation work in 1.8 snapshots?

My friends and I were planning on starting a survival server for ourselves once 1.8 is officially released, and the possibility of having the nearest ice-based or mesa biome being 20 km away from 0,0 ...
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Rain arrows in random positions within bounds?

How do I summon arrows from the sky in a random position but at the same time to be inside the coordinates that I want? For example, if I use the following, will that summon an arrow in that ...
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Cannot login to Minecraft [closed]

Every time I try to log in to my Minecraft account, it asks me the security questions I have set for my account. However, it is not able to confirm my identity. Is there a specific reason for this and ...
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Minecraft Forge 1.7.10 Error before game even starts

When I try to run Minecraft with Forge already installed, one of two things happens. Either my game actually loads and it comes up as a complete black screen not showing my game at all but it says it ...
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Backdating a map from 1.7.x to 1.6.x

I have seen some megabuilds on PMC and would like to use it in a 1.6.x server however the map in question is a 1.7.x world. The question is what are the blocks that can potentially dissapear if i ...
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Is there a way to see where Chunks meet?

I want to fix up a red stone system in the Spawn Chunk so it's always running no matter how far i go, however i'm concerned that when i start building it a part of the system will fall outside the ...
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Multisided input for single crafting recipe with Applied Energistics

I'm trying to figure out of the Applied Energistics mod, but I've met a bit of a snag. To create Enriched Alloy I need to use the Metallurgic Infuser. The problem is that it needs two inputs, redstone ...
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How do I connect with my friend in Minecraft Mac

Me and my friend both live in different countries. My friend lives in Australia and I live in the UK. Can we connect to the same Minecraft (Mac) world without going to a visit?
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How do i make a button with delayed reactivation time? [duplicate]

I have a button which i want it to activate something. But i don't want it to be constantly activated, as i want it to be with a 10 - 20 seconds delay before you can activate it again.
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How can I make a chest Unbreakable in Minecraft?

I have a 1.8 world for people to play in 'Survival' mode. In this world is a chest, which is locked by a key (new 1.8 feature). In theory, players should work hard elsewhere to obtain the key ...
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Applied Energistic - Keep infinite amout of items

I've just switched my logistic pipes system for an AE system, and I'm having trouble with something. My LP system auto crafted me triple compressed cobblestone when there was enough in my system to ...
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Rotarycraft apparently messing up my world, what can i do about it?

I recently added Rotary Craft to my 1.4.7 world, and since then i have some weird issues. Yesterday it started getting bad, maybe you guys know how to fix these issues (other than by the obvious way ...
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How do you make a flying squid?

I want to make "flying" squids on my server named "Derp." I just need the commands for it I would like it to be flying by the squid on a bat Can I have a spawner command too for the command block ...
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What are the commands (command block) for a Giant with full diamond armor (Protection IV) riding a bat with spawner

I was watching YouTube when I found out the giant zombie I wanted it to have full diamond and ride a bat + have protection 4 with a mob spawner for it I tried for 5 days and still trying now please ...
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Do Mods handle their textures independently?

Some mods add new Block with their own textures, i am wondering if these textures are independent from Texture Packs one can download which change the vanilla minecraft textures. ie. If i download a ...
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Minimum Length for Minecraft usernames? [duplicate]

Related to the question: "What is the format of Minecraft.net account names?". I was wondering if there is a minimum length for Minecraft usernames?
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why can't I open my commands or chat

Whenever I try to open my commands by pressing / nothing happens. Same with opening my chat, nothing happens. What would cause this?
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How do I stop bats from spawning?

Is there an edit to the game files that I can do to stop bats from spawning in minecraft? I would guess that I can change something in the minecraft.jar file but I am not really sure how and what to ...
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How does MFR's Laser Drill's “consume power - generate ore” process work itself out by power-unit-ratio?

So MFR's Laser Drill consumes vast amounts of energy through Laser Drill Prechargers and in return generates ores for you and your in-laws. Good stuff. My question is, assuming vast amounts of energy ...
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What level do you have to be to get infinity on your bow?

I have been wondering for a while what level do you have to be to get infinity on your bow?
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Mouse sensitivity in games [closed]

I have been gaming on my system lately. I have never encountered this problem before and all the google research never worked. Here are the specs of my machine : CPU/APU : AMD A8-6600K Black ...
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Is there any way of making a Minecraft server lower than the current version?

So me and my friends manged to make a server in Minecraft for us to play on and we would like to add mods. But the mods we want to add are a few versions lower than the updated version. Is there any ...