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How do I make a Stronghold locater?

I want to make a stronghold finder using TNT and redstone, but I don't know how. Every time I try it out I end up blowing myself up. This is my current design:
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Minecraft Mods not loading

I have installed the forge for 1.6.4 version from the original webpage and whatever mods I put into my mods folder minecraft just loads the mojang logo and then disappears. Also if I clean the mods ...
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Minecraft multiplayer keeps crashing (mac)

I have came across a new problem. My friends and I have a server and they are fine and never get any crashes. However I always keep crashing every 15-20 minutes. My screen goes black and I am unable ...
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How can i change the texture of a block so it is invisible

I want to change the texture of bedrock so that its invisible like an air/ghost block, how can i do this? I am currently using minecraft 1.7.2
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Is it possible to trap a Creeper?

I want to trap a creeper so that i can transport it to a secure room in my base and then name it so it won't despawn. Is it possible to trap a creeper?
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Generating all blocks of one type as another type?

Is there a mod or other method by which I could have a world in which wherever one type of block would normally be generated another type would be instead? Specifically, I was thinking it would be ...
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Is there a way to slow down the Day/Night cycle?

While there is a command that you can use to set the time, the problem with it is that one would have to remember to use it when it's getting late to set it back. I'm looking for a way to slow down ...
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Can you put area of a residence in selection?

If you create a residence (Using this bukkit mod) you may need to enlarge it later on. Unfortunatelly, I see no way to put an area of residence in residence selection - so that I expand it. This is ...
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Cannot find “saves” folder in minecraft

I really want to install http://www.planetminecraft.com/texture_pack/adventure-time-pro-128x128/ to my minecraft. Its an adventure map. I have looked at several youtube videos on how to install it but ...
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How do I put a pumpkin on my head in Minecraft?

How does one put a pumpkin on his head in Minecraft? My brother tried it and it didn't work.
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Herobrine can i still get him on my worlds? [duplicate]

My friends got mine craft. I got it a little later because i was hoping to become friends with herobrine. They said it was possible and i knew it was because i know someone who is. Then my friends ...
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How do I make a Minecraft server with Legend of Notch Installed?

I have seen this really awesome mod and thought that would be cool to have a server with it(just for my friend and I). I have tried myself to install it on a server but then it didn't want to start. ...
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Commands are not working [on hold]

Ever since I installed forge, when I try to type a command and press the / key nothing happens. I can't open the chat either and can't read it on servers. Can someone help?
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How can I can save player potion effects after death?

Is there some way that I can save player potion effects after death? I have already tried this command: /gamerule keepInventory True but it doesn't work. Is there any way to save player potion effects ...
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Is this Fireplace Safe?

I built a wood house that I'm rather proud of. I've built a fireplace that seem safe, but I don't want to risk burning my house down. I've seen plenty of tutorials online for making safe fireplaces, ...
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Where is my minecraft folder hidden in this unusual Mac setup?

What I usually do is just open the texture-packs folder and then I have access to everything. But, my minecraft crashed. and now I cant get on without it crashing. I've been trying to find the "Error ...
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No land to start on Agrarian Skies?

I just started on Agrarian Skies, and when I spawn in a normal world, there is no land to stand on. I immediately lose my 2 lives and have to start over. Is this intended behavior?
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How to make an enchantment with more than standard allowed max level?

I've seen a lot of lets plays and vanilla servers where players used swords with, for example, Sharpness X (but max allowed level is V). Or, also, I saw modded severs where you can donate and buy Nano ...
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Is it possible to make a backup of my survival world automatically a creative world [on hold]

So heres the thing and i am sure there are a lot of people out there. I switch between creative and survival a lot. I do this so that if i have a problem with something i am building i am able to ...
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Infinite item source for creative mode?

Is there any mod which adds infinite item source? What I mean is - I want to have a block like chest, barrel from Factorization, storage unit from Minefactory Reloaded or items monitor from Applied ...
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Minecraft.exe server not working

I am using Minecraft V 1.2.4 and server v 1.2.4 . I checked on 2 port checkers and got green lights for my external IPv4 connecting to port 25565. I can connect via localhost yet I cannot connect to ...
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Why can't I tame my ocelot?

I'm trying to make a cat house for my zoo on Minecraft. I have some untamed ocelots and I also want a few tamed ocelots. Fish only puts them in breeding mode. Please help me.
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How do I kill Giant Slimes?

So I was playing with some friends on my minecraft server and an idiot decided to spawn this: Now the server is lagging like hell and it's impossible to play. I am not able to kill it with a sword ...
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what is the most compact tflipflop design in terms of space used?

I am working on a big project with redstone and need to make it as compact as possible so that i don't need to hollow out a mountain in order to hide it. My design so far uses a lot of tflipflops and ...
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How to cause IDconflicts to be saved in a folder

okay, i'm dealing with a mod conflict and to fix it i need it to save whatever is making the two mods not work together, how do i do this??? it should place it in a IDconflict folder right?
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How can I prevent mobs from spawning in unlit places?

In vanilla minecraft mobs don't spawn if the light level of the block is 9 or above. However, I often don't want to fully lit all my structures. I might want a courtyard or a cellar that isn't fully ...
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Fill another empty chest using hopper without repeater

Most faction servers I've been to don't allow repeaters. So say I have 3 chests and hoppers (denoted by the symbol V) [ brewing stand ] V [ chest 3 ] V [ chest 2 ] ...
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Making mobs invincible

Is there a way to make mobs invincible? I have already spent a while looking for it on google, but all I get is people telling me to give it a resistance potion effect. I am sure there is some ...
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Minecraft launcher doesnt open [on hold]

I try to open the minecraft shortcut and it tries to load the launcher and gives up. I looked up some stuff and giving it administrative privileges doesn't work. Does any please know whats going on?
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What is the best armor in the modpack of Ultra Modded-Survival for Technic Platform? [on hold]

I tried before Modular Powersuits fully upgraded, now I'm seeking for an armor for PvP with anti-spells and stuff like that. I don't care about costs or time to get it. Modpack List Currently I'm ...
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How do i say bye bye to looking like steve on minecraft pc [duplicate]

On mine craft i'm tired of looking Steve. How do i change this
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How do I port-forward Minecraft? [on hold]

I want to port-forward so me and my friend can play Minecraft together. How can I do it (for example, a video, a website, etc.)?
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Delay for Rapid Fire TNT Cannon?

I build a rapid fire TNT cannon. The first lever is to activate the payload clock and the second lever activates the projectile clock. I want to automate it so that I only use one lever to start the ...
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How do i turn on powered rails

I am building a roller coaster. How do i make powered rails work? I am having trouble riding my roller coaster. I have been annoyed working on it for a while and then not being able to use it!
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Why wont Minecraft let me break blocks or use my inventory [duplicate]

I've been playing Minecraft for about a month. I got on one day and it wouldn't let me break blocks or use my inventory. I'm playing on the mod pack "Yogbox" and I'm on survival with no cheats.
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What rare items exist in Minecraft, and where can I find them?

What are the rare materials/drops in Minecraft? I'm talking about things you might never find, except perhaps in chests near mob spawners, or by some convoluted collection process. I already know ...
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Minecraft Classic freezes at “switching applet”

When i try to starup minecraft classic (singleplayer and multiplayer) it gives me some security warnings, that is normal, but when it reaches switching applet, it freezes. how do i fix this? i have ...
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Help,My minecraft keeps returning to the launcher

Recently I downloaded MC and installed some mods. When I started the game it keeps coming back to the launcher and I don't know what to do. I made sure I downloaded and installed them right. I'm using ...
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Can a bow get a non-bow enchantment?

Is it possible in minecraft to enchant a bow with an enchantment that was originally just for non-bows, such as looting?
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Digital Miner - Ore Specification with OreDict

At great expense and effort, I've successfully built the Digital Miner from Mekanism. It's an excellent mining tool, but I'm having trouble with the config, specifically telling the miner which ores I ...
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Command Blocks vs Bukkit Plugin, Performance?

I am currently building an open world minecraft adventure map, primarily focused around compatibility for public multiplayer minecraft server. I would like to create events such as; spawning mobs when ...
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Not able to get XP on LAN game

I have been playing on a LAN with my brother lately and it all worked fine for a while then I couldn't collect XP any more. By that I mean I can pick up the XP orbs and they make a sound and that's ...
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Where is the mod folder?

I've downloaded Minecraft Forge for Minecraft v1.6.4 and I can't find the mods folder! Where do I look? I've looked in my Forge folder but it wasn't there!
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Can I shrink this three-pulse-generating circuit?

I guess what I'm after here is a code review for my redstone. I've set up a circuit so that when I press a button, 3 items get dispensed from a dispenser, but it seems rather large. Can anyone ...
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Need to cross bridge at number 28 [on hold]

How do you get across the bridge at the yield sign? Ive tried signing out and back in, but they took all gifts and lives. Would like the "free-way".
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How to install mods for the new Minecraft launcher

I've recently changed to the new Minecraft launcher, and I have noticed a change in the .minecraft folder layout. I can no longer install mods just by copying it over into the versions/1.6.1 jar file, ...
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How to make a command block say something only once in Minecraft?

I am creating an adventure map and needed to know how to make a command block only say something once in the chat menu. PS: I would like this to be under my floor because it is supposed to be an NPC ...
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Save File Broken? - Agrarian Skies (FTB)

I've downloaded the map for Agrarian Skies but it doesn't show up in my single player worlds. I've looked in my save file and opened it up, for some reason the only thing the save contains is ...
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Is it possible to run Railcraft with Optifine?

I want to install railcraft 1.7.2 WITH Optifine (1.7.2) but apparently the two have a problem with each other, if I take out railcraft, it runs fine with optifine, if I run it without optifine and ...