Scott Chamberlain
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No experience from mining iron?
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45 votes

You only get experience from non repeatable processes. If you could get exp from mining iron you could just mine a block, place it back down, then mine it again for more XP. When you mine coal, ...

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How do I get back to my first spawning point?
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22 votes

This is anecdotal so someone will need to confirm this, but destroying or blocking the last bed you slept in will cause you to re-spawn at your original spawn point after you die.

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How fast does the limit break meter increase?
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Taken from FF7 Party Mechanics 3.2 The Limit Bar The Limit Bar dictates when you can use a certain Limit Break. Depending on your Status Attributes, and which Limit Level you ...

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How do I reverse the redstone door so it starts in close position?
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You need to make a inverter (a NOT gate), just run the redstone up to a block then place a torch on the opposite side. When the redstone is off on the input it will make it on on the output See the ...

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Is it possible to export the Statistics from a Minecraft server?
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Short Answer: There will be but no one has written it yet. Long Answer: As 1.5 has recently released no one yet knows how the file-format for a player has changed. However I expect it to be quickly ...

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Does a helmet really help?
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You do not purchase helmets, you purchase skins for your helmet. There is no stat effect from any of the skins for any piece of equipment or vehicle other than possibly helping you blend in to your ...

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How do I create a very long delay with Redstone?
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I would recommend using a slow automatic clock (See B') tied in to a chain of T flip flops, (if you have access to sticky pistons you can make them extremely compact, see the Z layouts). In the above ...

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How do I heal in Minecraft Beta 1.8?
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You (should) auto regen health when your food bar is full. Food no longer directly heals you.

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How did my objects disappear?
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Honestly, it sounds like a creeper exploded and you survived it but the chests and ladder did not. 2 hours is plenty of time for it to happen and then have all the items despawn after the chests ...

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iCade bluetooth keyboard mappings for MAME?
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I looked in to the source of MAME and, unfortunately, it does not appear to be supported, it looks like the iCade guys were the first to think of it after all. I see two options: Make a patch and add ...

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Minecraft java EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION in Windows 7?
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The issue is caused by openGL mode in minecraft. Turn off openGL mode it it should work fine. If you can not get to the config screen you can edit it by hand by clicking options in the launcher, then ...

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Are BuildCraft and IndustrialCraft compatible with each other?
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Currently no. However if I get off my lazy butt I am halfway through writing a mod to make a new BC engine that runs off of IC power. Keep a eye out for leftler on the Minecraft forms. (I will post a ...

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Is there a way to keep Zombie Pigmen off of minecart tracks in the Nether?
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Use a lava trench instead of the regular torches instead for light. This will make one less space for the pig-men to spawn and there is a good chance they will accidentally walk in to it and kill ...

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Do hired thugs only attack once?
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I did not kill anyone but I did pickpocket a cureor curior currror "Letter Carrying Person" Courier (thanks Magicmaster) the start of the game. I had thugs sent after me with instructions from the guy ...

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Is it possible to create a world with more than 3 planets in Space Engineers?
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The game does not auto-generate planets currently, the only ones that will exist will be the ones that where put in when you load the map. You can spawn new planets in while using creative mode or ...

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Is there a way to fix my Minecraft SMP map?
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This is a feature of the vanilla minecraft server. Blocks within a certian radius of the player spawn are unbreakable to non op'ed players. This is so you can make a jail that somone connecting to the ...

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Minecraft convert block to entity form
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Honestly, if you are using build craft, don't bother with a cobblestone factory, just work toward a building a quarry and you will have all the cobblestone you could ever want. When I make my ...

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What would be the best solution to import map on 1.8?
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I recommend using MCEdit to export your buildings, re-create the map using the same seed, then import your buildings back in to the game.

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How can I control time?
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You will be able to control the time of day in creative mode. 1.8 will add Creative Mode Since the Adventure mode will be replacing Survival, Mojang has also re-implemented Creative mode! In this ...

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How do I solve or bypass ISP mistakenly throttling Ashen Empires as P2P activity?
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WoW is using P2P to distribute map data without putting load on their servers, this can be disabled. However WoW still uses ports that could be flagged as P2P. See this walkthough on how to disable ...

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Can I get this character back after Disc 1 of Final Fantasy VII?
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Yes, there is no way to get her back without editing the save file or using some form of cheat device (game shark, pc game trainer, ect.).

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How many connections does the client make to the server in 1 minute?
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It depends, if you are connected and playing it only has one persistent connection. If you are on your server selection screen it will have a temporary connection once per refresh of the server ...

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How do I stop a system from overfilling a chest?
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Two options: First, use buildcraft Gates, that is what they where designed for! Have one gate detecting if there is space in the destination inventory, have a 2nd aurtatic gate connected by a pipe ...

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What is the fastest way to move upward?
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As of 1.6.6 it appears boat elevators work again. http://notch.tumblr.com/post/6035819427/minecraft-beta-1-6-6

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How can I make an extremely bright light?
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For mods to give more light, Factorization has the Wrathlamp, light traves 8 blocks out to the side before it starts to dim and it travels 27 blocks down before it starts dimming. If you have high ...

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How to detect Wolfenstein 3D secret area?
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Usually they will not be unmarked along a flat wall, but they could be in a alcove (marked or unmarked) or be represented by a painting (or if I remeber right, maybe a suit of armor) on a flat wall.

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How can I legally try Wii games before buying them?
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To add on to the other suggestions, I also agree that your current method is illegal. Game Stop allows you to return used games (I don't know about new) before a certain number of days pass (I don't ...

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what's the point in growing up "good" and "bad"?
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I believe growing up good will let you have more positive traits as you get older.

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