Ken
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My portal got me stuck underground
11 votes

You have a diamond pick... get some redstone, iron, coal and you'll have yourself a compass pointing back to your spawn (or bed) in no time. =)

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Do armor enchantments stack?
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7 votes

The protection enchantment only applies to that piece of armor, so while they don't "stack" with one piece affecting other pieces, wearing a full set of protection IV protects you more than wearing ...

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How do I create a blast-proof exp grinder in Minecraft?
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6 votes

If a creeper is standing in water, then the blast damage is restricted to the water. So you can have water for the mobs to stand in, and if one accidentally blows up then you're not totally screwed ...

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Is it possible to use Equivalent Exchange to convert Cobblestone to Wood in Minecraft?
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6 votes

Note This method doesn't work in EEv6+ as the recipes were all removed. End note After 45 mins of tracing recipes, I settled on a roughly 23 step conversion process that can convert cobble into ...

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What happened to my world‽
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6 votes

If you're closing minecraft in mid-stream while it's writing files then the level.dat file can be corrupted and result in your "world" disappearing. You can repair the world in mcedit to get your ...

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Minecraft server using way too much CPU
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Common server problems I notice are these: Complex structures: I have a city world generator on one of my maps and it tends to be hard on my server: http://smp.smokinminecraft.com:8123/ Too many mobs:...

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How can I stitch Minecraft worlds together?
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5 votes

My 1.8 plan is to allow players to select limited above ground areas that they would like to keep and then move those by hand to a fresh 1.8 map using mcedit. In addition I'll set up a portal between ...

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How to properly cool Combustion Engines
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5 votes

Instead of attaching the engines directly to the quarry, use conductive pipes to pipe engine energy into the quarry. I have a VERY nice setup using plain steam engines powered by coal from a self ...

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What is the quickest/easiest way to obtain gunpowder?
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The easiest way is to build a mob spawner and just afk overnight. Otherwise yes, I wish you happy creeper hunting.

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How to Escape a 1x2 Hole with Villager?
4 votes

Do you have a water bucket? You can use that to get out.

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Should you try not to level up?
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4 votes

I'm level 45, and I would say go for everything you can get. The best strategy is to level as fast as possible, keep your workers working on upgrading resource buildings and farm kozus as much as ...

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Money making in Runescape
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With just those skills you can do nothing other than woodcutting. If you want to give us more info then we can help you more. =)

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What are some designs for "safe" melon farms?
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3 votes

I place a glass block directly over the stem. This ensures light gets through but I don't squish my melon seeds.

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Material research and time efficiency?
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The time varies based on the blueprint. You can use tools like this to determine how long it takes for what you're interested in: http://games.chruker.dk/eve_online/market.php?group_id=2 Usually the ...

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What's an acceptable Diamond/Stone ratio to determine if somebody is cheating?
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I worked some mysql-fu and figured out my first subselect query that returns a table that's nicely organized with the player name, their diamond count, stone count and ratio of diamond to stone. It ...

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Is there a way to transfer resources from one island to another?
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2 votes

Go to your dock and transfer there. You can transfer TO an island that doesn't have a dock, but not FROM an island that doesn't have a dock.

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Can you warn people that their Towny rent is almost due?
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2 votes

I learned later that this is a feature request, but isn't an actual feature yet. Star the request and help get the developer's attention. =) http://code.google.com/a/eclipselabs.org/p/towny/issues/...

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CraftBukkit and slime spawn chunks?
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It's based on the seed (like biomes), so no. However apparently there are map tools that will mark slime places for you on a generated map.

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Are there any map plugins that can show online users?
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2 votes

I use DynMap and it's quite adequate. =)

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How do you place more prophets on enemy islands in idle worship?
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1 votes

Ok, I've discovered there's two ways to do it. 1) You can use blessings on an enemy mudling until their faith gets full blue, then make them a prophet. 2) You get bonus powers for free (except for ...

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How do you get rid of converts in Idle Worship?
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1 votes

I've discovered that you simply have to bless your mudling until its faith in the enemy god is past 0, then deconvert.

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Bioshock on Steam Hangs on Startup
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comes late to the game I had the exact same problem with windows 7 64 bit, i5 and similar rest of my setup to yours. To fix follow these steps: 1) Right click your volume control icon 2) Click ...

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How do I keep Endermen out of my mushroom farm?
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No mobs spawn on halfsteps or glass. So you can use halfsteps/slabs (not double steps) or glass in your walk areas and make sure that the growing areas don't have enough height for the enderman to ...

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Are there advantages to not killing Big Daddies in BioShock?
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Killing big daddies/little sisters give you benefits to make the game easier. If you choose not to kill them then you'll likely have problems with the bosses later. However, I've not actually ...

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Is there a simple tool for migrating inventory to another world for all players on a vanilla server?
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If you're running bukkit then you can use multiverse and stargates to link your maps/worlds together and allow (tell?) people to move their own stuff. That's the solution I'm using, and I'll grab ...

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Is there a way to automate harvesting cobblestone?
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You can "aim" a diamond pick at the spot where the cobblestone is generated, then leave something holding your mouse down (or use an autohotkey script). That's pretty much the only way that ...

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Automated tree-farm in Minecraft?
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LivingForest is a bukkit mod that I use and I'm quite happy with it. It does tree planting, fast growth, and a favorite of mine for landscaping is it allows you to tweak the spawn rate of "big" trees.

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