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    posted a message on Where exactly to port forward?

    So the modem is in the DMZ and the router is behind it right? Just making sure, itd be really bad if it wasnt.

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    posted a message on I want creat plugin, but dont know with what.
    Quote from jcm2606»

    > their own style and quality.


    My point exactly. This is what corporations don't want.

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    posted a message on I want creat plugin, but dont know with what.
    uote from ShawnEyBoynext

    You're not wrong, but you're talking about a plugin. And while I agree that self and online taught coders' code is absolutely terrifying to look at and near impossible to debug because it's so messy, you can still sign up for local classes instead of waiting until college and then realizing you're studying in the wrong field.



    I agree with you, I was just warning him aboutit if he was planning on making it into a career

    Quote from I_am_a_Jayhawk»

    If you're looking to only create plugins, that could be fine. You'd make alot of poorly coded crap. If you were looking to go into the real world with it, don't use the internet. They'll teach you bad techniques that company's wont want they're employees doing.


    Quote from jcm2606»

    This is true, but if someone keeps going and does evolve their skills, their coding style and quality will evolve with them and get better. And might I ask, by people who taught themselves online, are you talking about those who actually try to learn, or copy-paste code? Because there's a big difference there.


    That sounds like, the equivalent of what we call in my area of study, a Script Kiddy. They are consider sub-human and not worth talking about.

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    posted a message on I want creat plugin, but dont know with what.
    Quote from ShawnEyBoy»

    I really hope you're sarcastic. I learned Java, JavaScript, and Python while in my Junior High years. It doesn't take the next Einstein to learn how to code. You can try online courses, or have the local nerd down the street teach it to you, or try and find classes near you.


    I'm talking about the quality of the code. I've heard you can tell when someone has been taught in college and when someone was taught online and that there's a huge difference. I'm not big into coding (system administration), but I always hear my friends complain about self/online taught coders.

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    posted a message on I want creat plugin, but dont know with what.

    There's a reason its taught in college. You'll get very basic skills and bad advice of the internet. If you're looking to only create plugins, that could be fine. You'd make alot of poorly coded crap. If you were looking to go into the real world with it, don't use the internet. They'll teach you bad techniques that company's wont want they're employees doing. Either way, its a lot of work and commitment.

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    posted a message on How do i get redstone in minecraft?

    You need to use an iron pickaxe, stone and wooden pickaxes will not drop anything from breaking a redstone block.

    For information on iron pickaxes (including how to make them):
    http://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Iron_Pickaxe
    For more information on redstone:

    http://minecraft.gamepedia.com/Redstone

    Posted in: Redstone Discussion and Mechanisms
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    posted a message on How do you pronounce "Acacia"?

    This will probably help you,

    http://lmgtfy.com/?q=How do you pronounce "Acacia"?&l=1

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    posted a message on I want creat plugin, but dont know with what.

    You'll need to know how to program with Java. This is the programming language Minecraft was coded in. It's nothing easy, many people go to college to learn how to use Java.

    Posted in: Computer Science and Technology
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    posted a message on Where exactly to port forward?

    It depends on what router and modem you have. If you have a layer 3 modem, you'll want to port forward that. If not, port forward the router. It all depends on what device is doing NAT (NAT is a layer 3 protocol), which is typically the router(a layer 3 device). If you want to learn more about that, i'll give a non-necessary description of it below.


    EDIT: I've never seen or heard of a layer 3 modem. I'm not sure where you heard about port forwarding your modem.


    Every internet connection needs an IP to connect to the internet. There are only 4,294,967,296 IPs and many of these are not available. As you might guess, there are many more things trying to use the internet than that. If everything/everyone trying to access the internet had its own IP, there wouldn't be enough IP addresses for everyone. The solution to this is a thing called NAT. NAT allowed for one IP to be used by everyone on a network. So when you're at home, you might have your computer, your xbox, and a family member's computer on the same network. Once your computer goes onto the internet, it will use the same IP address that you xbox and other computers use. The problem with this occurs when someone tries to connect to your computer from the internet. When they try to find your computer, they use the IP address that you use to get out. When you use this IP, it represents all the devices on your network. There's no way router to know what device these people are trying to get to. Thus, port forwarding was created. When you open a port on your router, it knows that whenever it gets a request with a certain number added onto the end of your ip address (usually 2555 in minecraft) it needs to forward the traffic to a specific device on the network (your computer). Therefore, when you port forward your router, you're telling it anything that comes to your router with the port (usually 2555), it needs to be sent to your computer. Once your computer gets the traffic, it lets the minecraft server deal with it.

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    posted a message on How do I make fire spread infinitely?

    This feature was added for a reason. Now with biomes, it's especially needed. It was very common to spawn in a word, build a house, start a simple lifestyle, and then have it all to burn to the ground. Why? Because of surface lava. The chances of it igniting a tree were small, but guaranteed to happen at some point. At that point there was nothing you could do, it would just spread, and the amount of distance it could travel from tree to tree was too far. The mess it left behind was awful, it didn't burn the trees all the way, there were just random wood blocks everywhere. I've had entire projects burn down because of fire spread, one of which I had to watch. I had spent days on it, it was huge, and once the fire started, there was no putting it out.


    TLDR:
    No, it was taken for a reason, there are no plans to ever add it back.

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    posted a message on Looking for Server with strong political RP
    I'm looking for a RP server with a deeply intergrated political system and economy.
    Posted in: Server Recruitment
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    posted a message on Do girls actually play minecraft?
    Rule 30. Sorry bud
    Posted in: MCX360: Discussion
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    posted a message on ◄ The Plague: Reborn™ ►
    Quote from Joka10

    There's not much to update about really :( There are occasional spurts of activity with this but it always dies down quickly. I'm not really sure why. People are still interested, but just too busy or something. Maybe it'll happen one day... we have a lot of cool ideas down but that's really about it :/

    Hello, I dont know if you remeber me but I was a donor back in the good ol days of The Plague. I remeber it as one of my favorite servers. Just thought I'd let you know if you need any help, i'll have allot of time this summer.
    Posted in: PC Servers
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    posted a message on Revolution of Gaming
    Revolution of Gaming is actively looking for new members. Being the 5th best clan around [source], we are always happy to see new people engage in our huge community. I myself, am a representative of the brigade Unity. Unity, like every other brigade, is built off of a military like rank structure and a community of great people looking to play games, have fun and win. If you would like to be a part the RoG experiance, or just like to know more, please messege me or comment below!
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    posted a message on Looking for Moderator/Admins/Builders for RP server
    Quote from stickeric123

    The perfect example is given at the reply above me.

    I suggest getting to know some players and recruit them, Instead of getting mods/admins on these forums.

    Taking advice from beta-newb? No thanks. I've done this before and it works. First, I'm very picky on who you accept. Second I never give someone OP or any rank right off the bat, that's common sense. Third, there's a thing call anti-grief rollback.

    EDIT: Just figured out the first guy joined in Feburary this year.
    Posted in: Server Recruitment
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