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How can I emulate 1.7.10's adventure mode in 1.8?

Up until Minecraft 1.7.10 I enjoyed playing in adventure mode, which restricts one to use the right tools to destroy or harvest blocks (to have a more realistic experience). In this version (and ...
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My Minecraft Launcher won't work?

When I bring up the launcher, I see the updates and stuff like normal. I try to click on the button that says Play and all it does is say Preparing for a few seconds, then it goes back to saying Play. ...
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How can I check if a player is in the air with /testfor?

I'm interested in negating fall damage with command blocks by giving players Resistance as they're falling. How can I use /testfor to tell whether a player is on the ground or in the air?
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I'm stuck in the sky after respawning

I'm a new Minecraft user. So I dug too deep into the void and died. Now I respawned in the sky and am stuck there. I tried dropping to the ground and I fall and it sounds like I hit ground, only I ...
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Is it possible to make minecarts kill someone if it comes in contact with a player?

I thought of a cool new minigame, which involves instant-death if you come into contact with a Minecart. I'd like to put this together in Vanilla (unmodded) Minecraft, so can a Minecart kill players ...
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Need help on /kill command an usage of @e [duplicate]

Hi everybody I need some help with minecraft. I an a command : /kill @e[type=!Player,ArmorStand] and it didn't work What I wanted : A command that kills every entity except ArmorStand and Players. ...
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Minecraft on ARM Linux? (Samsung Chromebook)

I'm not sure if this is the right place to put this type of question, but its a start. So I've been trying for over a week to get Minecraft to run on an install of Ubuntu on a Samsung Chromebook, ...
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Forge Crashes when opening a world [on hold]

---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Hey, that tickles! Hehehe! Time: 5/26/15 6:02 PM Description: Unexpected error java.lang.IndexOutOfBoundsException at java.nio.Buffer.checkIndex(Unknown ...
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My modded minecraft server keeps crashing [on hold]

This is the craft report I was given once it crashed: ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Everything's going to plan. No, really, that was supposed to happen. Time: 5/25/15 6:16 PM Description: ...
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How to reset a command block's status?

I'd like to use a comparator to act when e.g. a testforblock command block attached to a button triggers. But the comparator changes its state only when the button is pressed after the test result ...
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Check if player has item, if so remove it

I'm messing around with command blocks, and I'm wanting to try and make an XP vending machine. My idea is if you click a button with a Diamond in your hand, 1 diamond gets removed and you get x amount ...
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What causes a “Java Hotspot 64-Bit Server VM Warning”?

I get this warning: Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM warning: Using incremental CMS is deprecated and will likely be removed in a future release What does it mean?
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I need to get rid of bats in minecraft 1.7.10 [on hold]

I am tring to make a horror map in 1.7.10 and i cant use the /kill @e[type=Bat] command, how do i get rid of them, i cant kill them with a sword or anything because they keep spawning, please help. :( ...
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Are horses slower with armor?

Recently I was watching a Minecraft stream and it looked like horses with armor where slower than the ones without armor. Is this a game mechanic or are some horses just faster than the others?
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How can I display stats like death count using titles?

I'm making a dungeon-crawler adventure map, and at the end I would like the system to tell the player, either within the chat or on screen (using /title) these criteria: Number of deaths Number of ...
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How do I select two types of entities in Minecraft with the type selector?

I've asked this question towards a developer for Minecraft and I thought I'd ask here too since they might not see the question. How do I select two types of entities in Minecraft? For example, ...
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Minecraft crashed with this report? [duplicate]

I have just bought minecraft for using the latest Minecraft launcher and Minecraft 1.8. However, when I launch Minecraft. I get the following error: ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Surprise! ...
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I'm getting a, “Pixel format not accelerated” error when I try to launch Minecraft [duplicate]

So when I launch Minecraft, before it finishes loading, it crashes. I do not understand what is going on. Could someone help me? Here is my crash report: ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Don't be ...
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Is a guardian friend or foe on minecraft

So in Minecraft found a Guardian. I'm not sure if it's hostile or not. It really scared me I'm ashamed to admit it. But anyway in survival will this attack me or not?
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What can cause named villagers to disappear? [on hold]

I had named 3 villagers today in creative mode. When I went back to look at them they had disappeared. I was on Peaceful, so there was no mobs. What happened to the villagers?
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I can´t run minecraft with forge

I tried to start minecraft in the Minecraft Forge profile. When I hit play, the launcher closes, but the game never starts. I have tried to run it with another profile and it works perfectly. Is there ...
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My brother gets a message stating “Internal Server Error” when he tries connecting to my Minecraft LAN server. How do I fix this? [on hold]

My brother and I like to play Minecraft Multiplayer together. Now, I try doing this with mods. I click the "Open to LAN" button, then I set other players' gamemodes and cheats. My brother has the same ...
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Will experience orbs burn in lava in minecraft?

I need to get rid of many XP orbs. Once my friend died, he dropped so many orbs that server started lagging terribly. Eventually I absorbed them all. Now, if I die, the server will crash again. So if ...
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Is this a bug or means something, if i see grass deep underground

This is about 60 blocks underground, close to the bottom of the world where there is no day light anywhere, with no exit to the surface. Here is a picture of what I mean: Should it be like this? ...
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Why isn't my Minecraft LAN server working? Is it because the zip codes are different?

Possible Duplicate: Why isn't my Minecraft LAN server working? So I live in a town with 3 different ZIP codes. I'm not sure if ZIP codes have anything to do with Minecraft LAN servers. ...
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How do I use the /kill command to ONLY kill mobs?

I have a Redstone Power loop that connects to a Command Block that is set to kill all entities except for myself (/kill @e[type=!Player]), because I'm building a creative map, but don't want slimes ...
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What is that? A black cloud?

I started playing tekkit today and suddenly saw this: what is this?
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How can I add one title on a scoreboard with two teams?

I am still working on the mini game where you kill the other team's leader, then you win. The problem is with the scoreboard. I added two teams, red and blue. The objective is ...
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Endless logging in

I have a server and my friend is unable to login, but I am able to log in. His window freezes, and all he can do is click "cancel". That's what I see in my console: So... What can we do to fix it? ...
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Can I make hostile mobs/nether mobs “hatch” from eggs in Creative mode?

In Minecraft 1.1 there's been the addition of eggs. Everything can now be "hatched" (including Villagers...) I've started a new (flat) map to have a play around with epic creeper battles but can't get ...
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What persists after a respawn in Minecraft?

I've died a few times before reaching the point where I can get some action going; after each death I was unable to recover the contents of my inventory. Is my inventory lost forever after death? ...
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How many mob heads can I get from 1 Charged Creeper?

If a Charged Creeper explodes and kills multiple mobs, do I get the chance for multiple mob heads? Or is it 1 Charged Creeper = 1 mob head? I didn't find quantities on the Minecraft.wiki or ...
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Achievements not working in Minecraft [on hold]

Whenever I do things to get achievements in Minecraft, it still doesn't give me achievements. People tell me it's because I have host privileges on, but I never turned them on.
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Prevent clients from using mods on a server

I want to forbid any modded files from a client (xray, other cheats) on my 1.7.10 server. How can I do this? Is there a way to force a certain texture pack as well, to prevent people from using ...
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Minecraft Vanilla crash IllegalStateException: Expected BEGIN_ARRAY but was STRING at line 1 column 1?

Whenever I click the icon on my desktop to get to Minecraft, the launcher loads as usual, like it should. But when I click the "Play" button, the launcher goes away, but then comes back saying this: ...
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Minecraft: How To Make Vanilla Mods With Commands

When browsing Planet Minecraft, I come across Vanilla Minecraft Mods by using one command. I am interested in the idea and how to do it. Here are two people that do this: ...
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Minecraft: Essentials(?) Signs That Can Be Only Used Every Hour?

I am trying to create a "dungeon," in Minecraft, but I do not want players to be able to continuously do it. I want there to be a gap of one hour before they can use the sign again. By this, I mean a ...
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Teleport a player to face an entity?

If I have an entity, is it possible to teleport that player to face the entity without teleporting the player to the entity (Just changing his rotation)? How could I accomplish this?
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How do I locate command blocks?

How do I locate command blocks? I was messing around with some commands and died, and lost the location where I was testing out a lot of stuff. I do not have access to MCEdit or anything like that. ...
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Minecraft, PermissionsEx and how group inheritance works

I'm trying to setup permissions on a Bukkit server using PermissionsEx. I've worked out how to add/remove permissions and basic group management, but I'd like to setup group inheritance. The Groups ...
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Minecraft mods don't show up

I play minecraft with mods on the PC. Recently, I downloaded some mods but when I get into the game and "Mod options" on the pause menu it keeps saying "Test1", "Test2" and "Disabled". Does anyone ...
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Lost My Minecraft Saves Folder

So being a mac user, it took me forever to find my minecraft saves folder. Because I do not want to need to find it again, I moved the folder to my desktop, instead of copying and pasting it or just ...
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What do the green bars next to players' names in the 'tab' window mean?

When I push TAB on Minecraft servers it comes up with a little green connection bar next to the players' names! What does this mean?
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What does a red dot on a minecraft map mean?

Title about says it all. I built a map on minecraft. It has a red dot on it. My guess is that it means there's a bunch of lava at that spot. could it mean anything else?
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No sound in Minecraft

I hadn't played Minecraft in a few days prior to this, but when I fired it up, I had no sounds whatsoever, either in the menu or the game. First thing I checked was in-game, and all audio settings ...
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My texturepack folder in minecraft doesn't exist. (Mac computer)

I've tried restarting Finder, showing hidden folder codes, and the "Open resource pack folder" ingame button doesn't work; I have a sneaking suspicion my computer doesn't have the folder at all. It's ...
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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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What programming language do modders code their mods in? [on hold]

I have wanted to code a mod for minecraft, but I don't know what programming language modders use. Does anyone know what language to write a mod in?
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Can you use json codes on signs in Minecraft?

Can I use a json code on signs? I tried /tellraw @p {text"hi",color:blue} and it worked as expected, but can you use them for signs?
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How do I make the time between dispensers longer and random?

I have five dispensers shooting out chickens (it's for a minigame). I've been trying to figure out how to make them drop randomly and not so fast. The image below is my current set up... As you can ...