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Is it possible to change the difficulty of a server while it is running?

Is it possible to change the difficulty of a Minecraft server while it is running?
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Stop Minecraft Ticks when zero players online

As we all know , a Minecraft Server keeps the spawn chunks loaded all the time (if you don't know, read these questions: one two). So ticks keep passing by. I'm keen of the fact that in these ticks ...
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How do I remove an Armor Stands's legs?

I'm making a floating armor stand, and I don't want it to have legs. I'm putting a helmet and chestplate on it, and I would like the arms to be visible. How can I remove just the legs?
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Can't strafe when sprinting?

In Minecraft, I have found a weird happening. When I'm sprinting forward and holding down W and my sprint key Alt, I cannot strafe to the left. I am perfectly able to strafe to the right, but I just ...
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How do you activate different redstone currents each time?

For a map I'm making, there's a "Palm Reader", represented by a villager. When you throw a diamond into a nearby hopper, it gives you a fortune. Is there a way to activate different /say command ...
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Is there a way to do custom /say commands?

I've looked it up, and apparently there is not a way to. But, there's an NPC in my map where I have it "talking" with a /say command. So, is there a way to make it say something like [(NPC Name)] ...
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Minecraft ArmorStand Teleportation

So I'm using SethBling's armorstand posing help and I'm trying to teleport an invisible stand to an already set stand but I'm having troubles understanding how the teleports work. I know the commands ...
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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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How do I setblock whatever item is currently in hand in minecraft?

I'm playing minecraft, doing some random stuff in my server. I was creating an automatic builder, to avoid having to build blocks, so that I could just walk, and it would build. What I did was ...
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I teleported too high on my Minecraft server

My friends own a Minecraft server and I was playing around with commands when I teleported to y 100000000000000000000000000000000 just because I wanted to see how high maps could go. That was a big ...
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Can i use the /testfor command to check for certain words in chat?

I want to be able to detect if a certain word in chat is said like: Console: Please say yes to be teleported or no to remain Player1: yes Player1 teleported to [insert random coordinates here] ...
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Minecraft flame arrows

I know you can make fire arrows by enchanting your bow or shooting the arrows through lava, but is there anyway you can light an individual arrow on fire and THEN shoot it? Without enchanting the bow. ...
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I have trouble crafting a dig spell in Ars Magica 2

I want to create as my first spell the following recipe: Shape is 'Touch' + dig and its stored in the 'Book and Quill' item. I used my blue points so level it up from the occulus. My crafting altar is ...
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minecraft crashed on world load [on hold]

I was playing everything alright then when i went to save the world it crashed to the launcher.I then tried to load my saved world up but it crashed.so I believed that it was a corrupted file now so i ...
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Minecraft won't work offline [on hold]

I am trying to run Minecraft in my school network. This network might block Minecraft's connections, so I am trying to run it offline. Every time I try to load Minecraft offline it just flashes the ...
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I get 'Failed to execute 'detect' when running my Minecraft command?

/execute @a ~ ~ ~ detect ~ ~ ~ minecraft:stone_button 0 /scoreboard players >set @a slow 2 For some reason this just wont work. It comes up with: [18:08:39] Failed to execute 'detect' as ...
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Why isn't my sprint key working?

On the PC with version 1.8.4, I go to settings and change my sprint to f, like a YouTuber called Stacyplays. But when I hit f, nothing happens. I've tried other letters but nothing works.
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Command to affect every player except myself

I'm making a spellbook in Minecraft, and I want to make a spell that affects everyone in a certain radius except me, so I just made this: /effect @a[r=10,type=!@p] 15 60 It doesn't seem to work. ...
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How can you easily find block textures in a file folder?

I'm trying to edit some block textures, but I cant seem to find the correct one. each texture has some really long name like "e85904034", and there are hundreds of them. Is there an easier way to find ...
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Minecraft launcher will not launch

I just recently downloaded and updated minecraft to 1.7.5 but the launcher says this [17:26:00 INversions\1.7.5\1.7.5.jar net.minecraft.client.main.Main [17:26:08 INFO]: Client> [17:26:08] ...
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Command Block : Testing For Entities

This might not be possible, but i wanted to see if anybody had an answer before i tried something else. So in one of my worlds, i have a Minecart Command block which, gets triggered as it rides round ...
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I want to know how to make a waypoint in minecraft

How do I make a waypoint in Minecraft? I know you can but I can't figure out how. I don't mean like beacons or bricks stacked up high like a waypoint like those signs on stampy and squids race to the ...
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How to detect if a player has a certain score in minecraft

How do you use the testfor command to detect if a player has a certain score?! I tried, /testfor @a [score_A_min=10] but it says, "expected '{' as first char".
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Switch Item Slots in Minecraft using a Command Block

I want to be able to set the active hotbar slot with a command instead of the mouse wheel or keyboard shortcuts (1 through 9). I don't need to move items around in the hotbar, I just need to be able ...
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I'm stuck in a teleporting loop. What can I do?

I set a command block to /tp. It was supposed to activate only if you had 0 time left, and to activate the command block with a hopper clock to keep giving it power. But it is not checking if you ...
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How do I disable command blocks in Minecraft 1.8 singleplayer?

My friend created a clock with a command block that teleports me to one place on my singlepalyer world. How can I disable command blocks and get unstuck from this infinite loop?
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Why is it that I cannot seem to install Minecraft Forge (Version 11.14.1.1334 Minecraft 1.8)?

Each time I go to install it, I get the error message "You need to run the version 1.8 manually at least once" of which I have already done. My system runs Windows 8.1 and I have the most up to date ...
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How can I build a smooth dome?

I'd like to build a dome roof on a building. There is a trick using command blocks and blocks "riding" minecarts to create a smooth sphere: ...
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How can I fix this? [on hold]

---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // Quite honestly, I wouldn't worry myself about that. Time: 26.04.15 09:45 Description: Unexpected error java.lang.RuntimeException: No OpenGL context found in the ...
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Forge (version 10.13.3.1395-1710ls) crashes on startup [on hold]

My error list: ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // You should try our sister game, Minceraft! Time: 26/04/15 1:44 PM Description: Initializing game java.lang.IllegalStateException: Splash thread ...
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How many TNT will kill you with Blast Protection armour?

How many TNT does it take for you to die, with Blast Protection armour? When telling me how many hits it will take, please be specific to what you are saying. How many hits of TNT for each armour. ...
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Cannot connect to local Craftbukkit server

So my issue is this, I've installed Craftbukkit and its running, but I can't connect. I've tried: Adding my own IP to the server's info, which doesn't work Leave it blank and try to connect through ...
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How do you get blocks to hold NBT data between getting placed and broken? [duplicate]

How do you get a block to hold NBT data even after being placed and broken? I'm trying to make an adventure map, but a lever with the following code: {CanPlaceOn:["minecraft:stone"]} can only be ...
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@a/@p/@r not working on Aternos Server

when using command blocks on Aternos.org (free online server hosting) server it dosnt work, /tp BillBodkin x y z ^ works fine but /tp @p x y z ^ dosn't work and in the cmd block returns a ...
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How can I put down red wool with a command block?

I'm trying to put red wool down with a command block, and I've tried everything. minecraft:red_wool, minecraft:redwool, minecraft:37:14, but none of them work. I looked it up and it just tells me to ...
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How to host a Minecraft server (not on the same LAN and without using Realms)?

My friends want to play Minecraft together, but they don't want to pay for a Realm. Is there any way to get around that?
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Sword Block for PVP

When clicking right click on your computer mouse while holding a sword, the sword blocks. I heard that it helps PVP. Does it really help? When someone hits you with a sword while you block, does it do ...
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Minecraft: Creating Light Without A Source Block

I am making a custom map in vanilla Minecraft, and am trying to create light without a source block. The reason for this is that I don't want the clutter of torches, lamps, glowstone etc. Simply put, ...
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How to get minecraft.jar files? [on hold]

Can some tell me how to get the minecraft.jar files. I am having trouble getting them, so can someone tell me.
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Add to data on an item (firework) using entitydata

I would like to add data onto a firework (item entity) by using /entitydata, but whenever I use the command, it replaces what is there. Is there any way around this?
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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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Why do all Minecraft launchers crash on my system after being run?

The new launcher slows down everything tremendously after going through the first time setup, then it sometimes pulls up the launcher and sometimes leaves the screen as it was before the setup ...
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How do you make custom block textures in minecraft? [on hold]

I heard there's a way to in the Paint thing, but I don't know how to do it. When I changed it, it didn't show it any different in MC. Also, is there a way to find the block in the .minecraft folder ...
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What's wrong with my mob trap?

I have made a 50x50 mob trap as specified in this tutorial. Every time I enter the area, mobs spawn inside of the trap, but after they die, no more appear. What am I doing wrong? The floor of the ...
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Yet another minecraft crash log [on hold]

There is my crash report - http://pastebin.com/eExpKjes. And I do not know what I did wrong. Can you help me?
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MInecraft crashing when i open a world [on hold]

Mod: GenCreator Version: 1.7.2 Mods are in mod folder, forge installed, have mods Minecraft crashes when I open or make a world ---- Minecraft Crash Report ---- // This is a token for 1 free hug. ...
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How do I kill a (summoned with commands) named Ender Dragon?

This is probably a stupid question, but here goes: I was trying out some new ideas for a hub I'm building on a server. I summoned a named Ender Dragon and now I can't kill it with any sword (it ...
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How do I put ant farm survival into my server?

I'm having a problem putting a map into a Minecraft server. It's a 1.7.10 map so I have the 1.7.10 server. I have: Set the eula to true. Changed the map name to the map name I want. I deleted ...
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How do you put an enchanted item or an enchanted potion in an item frame with a command block?

I'm making a map for fighting and I made classes to choose from. I condensed it so all you have to do is press a button to scroll through the classes. Once the button is pressed all the command blocks ...
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How can I detect if a player has a specific item with a specific datavalue in their inventory?

Let's say I want to track a group of players to see which one of them (if any) have a specific block type in their inventory that's of a specific datavalue; for instance Red Wool (minecraft:wool with ...