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How did my objects disappear?

Playing single player (vanilla 1.6.4), I left the game running while I went out for approximately 2 hours. Before leaving I put all of my valuables into 2 chests just in case I died. There was a ...
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Can you connect to LAN worlds with the same IP address as you?

I've been wanting to know if you can connect to LAN worlds with the same IP address as you. My brother wants to get another minecraft account so we can play together on the same world but we both have ...
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can't download/play Minecraft 1.6.4 [duplicate]

I download minecraft_server.1.6.4.exe from Minecraft.net. I get Minecraft launcher 1.2.5. The Minecraft server says, "Starting minecraft server version 1.6.4 [INFO] Loading properties [WARNING] ...
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Animals still escape their pens

After I downloaded the newest Minecraft patch the animals are still escaping their pens. What do I have to do in order to keep my animals from escaping? They seem to be glitching out of the pens. How ...
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Can my Worktable forget its recipes?

I have a Forestry Worktable that I have used before, but now I'm using it for other things. It currently has its entire memory for previous recipes full. I'm only using it at this time to make one ...
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Minecraft LAN server problems

I am using Minecraft 1.6.4, and want to start a LAN game. When I click on "Open to LAN" on Minecraft, it says my game has been opened to my network on port 25565, but does not give me the IP address. ...
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How do you make a local (LAN) server in minecraft?

I went to multiplayer and pressed "New Server" I entered the name I want it to be and the address. I pressed done but it said "hostname not available"
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How to change ender dragon texture resource packs

So yeah, another resource question today. I want to change the texture of the enderdragon so it matches my enderman. But what file do I have to create?
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Change game directory of Minecraft instance with Forge

I would like to make a Minecraft modpack using Minecraft Forge, most likely in Minecraft versions 1.5.2 and older, without using the new Minecraft launcher, since I will be making my own (not cracked, ...
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How do I change texture of potions in resource pack?

I am making a resource pack. I would simply stick to the default texture for potions, but my resource pack is supposed to have 100% solid colors, and the potion varies in tones from one part to ...
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MacOS 1.8.5 + Minecraft 1.6.4 doesn't close cleanly - CPU 100%

A vanilla Minecraft installation on my Macbook Pro will regularly take my CPU to 100% and keep it there even after quitting. I don't think I'm doing anything particulary demanding with my setting, ...
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If I kill my horses will it spawn more horses in Minecraft?

I found some horses on my server, but there not the type I want. Is there a way to get more to spawn? like if I were to kill my original spawned horses will more horses spawn?
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How do I move redstone signals vertically (for a vertical sticky-piston door)?

I'm trying to make a variation on the sticky-piston hidden door, in which two sticky pistons are activated by a pressure plate in a corridor to reveal either a hidden room, or a treasure chest, or ...
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where do I put the files when I download adventure maps?

I am having trouble knowing where you put the files of adventure maps. I couldn't find anything of where to put the files once they are downloaded in the description. Where do I put the files of ...
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Thunderstorm sound when joining server followed by fire?

Recently upon joining my Tekkit Lite server I've been hearing these large rumbling sounds like you'd get during a thunderstorm, however when I actually spawn in the world it's a nice calm day with no ...
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Scala library error when launching Forge for Minecraft 1.6.4

I just updated my Minecraft launcher to 1.6.4 but I am facing some problems using it. It runs correctly without any mod but when I launch with Minecraft Forge, whenever I try to launch it I get the ...
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I can't get any mods working!

I can't get any mods working! I can download the mods just fine. I always drop them into my "mods folder" and everything seems to be going okay, but every time I boot up minecraft it just goes on ...
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Which potion of poison deals more damage

There are two improvements that can be performed on potion of poison (and generally on most potions): Redstone dust improvement - makes potion last longer Glowstone dust improvement - makes the ...
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Reverse Timing using redstone

I am looking to reverse the timing of redstone for an airlock system I'm building. I have tried using ABBA and ABAB switches, but to no avail. I would like it to work as follows; -- Stage 1 -- Inside ...
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Feed The Beast pack won't start

My Feed the Beast mod pack crashes as soon as it finishes the "FTB" start page. I am on Mac OSX Lion, running Apple Java 6. It gives me no warning, it just closes randomly, like it can't open the ...
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Can I make my already created and edited superflat bigger?

I am making a city with a river, a forest, and a lot of buildings. But when I made it I didn't know about presets, so it has the predetermined height of a superflat: 4. Can I add more stone below with ...
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How to Spawn Herobrine without Mods?

Well I have always wanted to see Herobrine. I went into the versions of Minecrft that he isn't removed from but I never seem to spawn him. Can anyone tell me how to spawn him with NO MODS that would ...
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How do I duplicate blocks?

I have been told that there's an easy way to duplicate blocks, but not how to do it. Is there an easy way to do this?
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Minecraft server on CreeperHost with online-mode set to false

I'm testing something, and I am about to buy server hosting on CreeperHost. Will my Minecraft server work on CreeperHost with online-mode set to false in server.properties? What does online mode ...
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What button do I press to make a waypoint on my mini map?

One day, in Minecraft, I wanted to explore a cave. However I got lost on the way and cant find my way back. I really wanted a waypoint at my home, what button do I press? I also have the waypoint mod ...
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How do command blocks work?

I'm trying to get started using command blocks. I can't seem to figure out how to do basic things, such as changing game modes, sending messages, and giving items to people using the block ID. Nothing ...
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How do I make one button rotate through multiple inputs? [duplicate]

How do I use one push of a button to go from 1 input to 9 outputs? Where the 1st push turns line A on, then the second push will turn line A off and line B will turn on. Push the button a third time ...
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Minecraft 1.6.4 doesn't install [duplicate]

I can't get Minecraft 1.6.4. I downloaded the new launcher on minecraft.net, but it's still 1.6.2. When I click on "edit profile," there's no 1.6.4 displayed.
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How do I alt-tab out of fullscreen Minecraft with the game still running (Mac)?

I regularly play Minecraft with a reference site, such as Minecraftwiki, open in a browser window. However, I haven't found an easy way to alt-tab between the game and a browser when the game is in ...
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Why does my nether portal reappear in a random area? [closed]

Every time I return to the over world through the nether portal, I appear at a random area in the world instead of spawning in the portal I originally used. The coordinates of those places where I end ...
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What offers better protection?

I crafted an iron chestplate and enchanted it with Projectile Protection III, using a book that I found in a mine shaft. Once I found diamonds, I crafted a diamond chestplate without thinking. I then ...
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How do you fix the map “green arrow” bug?

I've encountered a map bug in 1.6.4 SMP, which is similar to this one explained in the wiki: Currently, placing a map on a wall in SMP using an Item Frame possibly causes an issue with maps held ...
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Minecraft without a mouse?

Is there a way to play Minecraft with only a keyboard? When I have free time I'm usually on my laptop. While I do have a mouse I can dig out, there's no surface to use it on. The touchpad is sort of ...
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Are these charts on enchantment probabilities still accurate, as of 1.6?

I've found these very useful charts on enchantment probabilities for 1.4, and I wonder if they are still accurate with 1.6.4.
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Why is Minecraft snapshot 13w39b launching when I'm expecting 1.6.4?

Whenever I start Minecraft and want to play on a server they all say I cant because I need 1.6.4 but every time i try to use to the latest version it makes it snapshot 13w39b. I've already tried ...
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Why don't my tamed cats teleport to me?

I remember that in old versions of Minecraft tamed wolves teleported to me when they were too far away. Now I have problems getting cats through the Nether: they won't teleport to the Nether (and ...
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How do I use F3 to get my coordinates when my laptop makes F3 a special key?

I can't get the coordinates on my computer because it keeps changing the brightness. I have a windows 8 Samsung, and I'm playing Minecraft version 1.6.4.
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Why don't mined blocks show up in my inventory on my Spigot server?

I have a simple Spigot server installed on a Rasperry Pi. So far so good. I log in and it works, until I realize that when I mine a block it never reaches my inventory. No dropped block. Nothing is ...
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Pixelmon throws error when launching [closed]

So I just deleted my .minecraft folder, re-installed it, then installed the minecraft forge version 9.11.0.884 and ran it (everything fine up till here). Next I installed the zip file for Pixelmon ...
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What's the difference between Spigot and CraftBukkit Minecraft servers?

I'm making a small server for me and my friends, on a Raspberry Pi. All the guides I have seen so far use Spigot, but there isn't that much documentation that I can find on what they did to make it ...
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Is there a way to switch off nether portals? [duplicate]

No matter how many fences I put up my villagers always fall into the portal and into the nether. Is there a possibility that there is a way to turn the portal on or off? I know you basically start a ...
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Can't log onto Minecraft.net [duplicate]

I just made a Mojang account and it is not letting me sign into Minecraft.net with it. I used my E-mail for my username and everything. I can sign into Mojang.com no problem what so ever but ...
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I can login to Mojang but can't login to Minecraft.net [duplicate]

I bought Minecraft yesterday and had so much fun. I heard about skins from my friend and decided to change it. I went to minecraft.net and tried to log-in, but I couldn't. I logged in succesfully at ...
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Why can I only play offline in Minecraft?

When I start-up my launcher it only gives me an option to play offline. When I try to connect to any servers afterwards it gives me an error saying Bad Login or ´Could not resolve...´.
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I cant get minecraft 1.6.4 [duplicate]

In minecraft it says I can't play games because I have to update my client. Also, 2 of the servers say X-1.6.2 so am I in 1.6.3? It also says that I can't play some servers because they are 1.6.4. How ...
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Is there any way to spawn the Enderdragon in Minecraft without mods of any kind?

I need a way to spawn the Enderdragon boss mob in Minecraft without mods. I cannot get mods, heck, I can't even get texture packs, and I wan't to have an epic battle between Withers and Enderdragons ...
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suddenly can't get into minecraft

One day I opened Minecraft, pressed play, chose multiplayer and instead of opening, it gives the message "searching for network" It stays on this message with three little circles above it moving ...
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Are any of my mods not cross-compatible?

I want to play Minecraft (modded) with my brother but I do not know if they will be Survival Multiplayer (LAN) compatible or if they will be compatible with each other. The mods are: Rei's minimap ...
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How do I download Minecraft 1.6.4?

I tried connecting to a server this morning but it said "outdated client". I understand that that means I have to get Minecraft 1.6.4 but I have no clue how to do it. I tried getting it on Minecraft....
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How do you craft a redstone lamp and a daylight sensor?

I've tried spawning in redstone lamps and daylight sensors and it worked, but I don't know how to craft them. What are the crafting recipes for redstone lamps and daylight sensors?