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what

it takes minutes, or an hour max

get stone pick -> dig straight down, come across iron, iron pick -> dig around at the very bottem, voila diamonds?
LOL, you honestly think I have not done that? I put 3 iron picks and 20 stone ones and over 50 ladders, dug down until I hit bedrock and lava rivers, and expanded the underground horizons... no diamonds! I even poured buckets of water into every lava river I found. That is suppose to make diamonds, but all I got was more redstone, lapis stone, and gold. Aside from a few gold apples and a clock, gold sucks in this game. Besides, I said I felt like a retard for a reason.

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I've heard most diamonds tent to be around level 12 or 13 (Press F3 to get a readout of your coordinates)

(Having trouble as well with them myself)
Hmm... I probably went too far. I am currently traversing bedrock. I will try that tonight when I get off work.

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between layers 10 and 16 for the diamonds I believe..

I was getting a little bit angry because I couldn't fin any.. after watching a couple of vids, started mining in a specific manner and I got a couple of diamonds!
you go down to layer 12-ish and start a straight tunnel, and at every 4 blocks you dig 20 blocks on each sides.. I started by doing 3 blocks high but now I'm digging as high as I can

I started that around my gf's house and man I spend 1 evening digging the first 20 blocks on 1 side because I kept finding ores haha.. oh and found 7 diamonds in that line
sucky diagram :
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two things I do too is to dig all the gravel/dirt I find on while I'm digging the lines.. you can find quite a few other minerals that way and also I completely isolate the cubes I want to harvest.. that way you 1-reduce the risk of losing your ore because of laval and 2-find a lot more ore lol
I have been branching out... just unlucky I guess. I will try your method tonight... thanks!
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TooManyItems is a very fun addon for certain... glad to see the glitchy minecarts are getting fixed. Booster circuits are obsolete, and I'm tired of the silly things bouncing off one another so violently on the powered rail networks.
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Eh?
A lot of servers have spawn protection where you can't build within that area. Other than that you should be good to build wherever on the vast majority of servers..
i get the errors about building in certain spots, but usually when i venture out i get messages about not being able to build because i'm not ranked high enough. all i get is the basic building stones. maybe it's just the maps i'm finding.

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High enough level?
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i get the errors about building in certain spots, but usually when i venture out i get messages about not being able to build because i'm not ranked high enough. all i get is the basic building stones. maybe it's just the maps i'm finding.


rank.
many servers you have to get whitelisted before you can build.
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TooManyItems is a very fun addon for certain... glad to see the glitchy minecarts are getting fixed. Booster circuits are obsolete, and I'm tired of the silly things bouncing off one another so violently on the powered rail networks.
I wish there was a way to hook mine carts together though.
I have a VERY long rail system and it would help if it had 4x4 trains instead of single carts going randomly.
And since they move in different speed depending on weight it's kinda annoying to see them suddenly changing direction.

It's like it's using AC instead of DC current.
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Very nice update. Now more content in 1.7 please!
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LOL, you honestly think I have not done that? I put 3 iron picks and 20 stone ones and over 50 ladders, dug down until I hit bedrock and lava rivers, and expanded the underground horizons... no diamonds!

This is why me and my friends play on my own server where I can give myself items. I know that's not how most people like to play the game, but I think my pure diamond tower that reaches into the clouds is way more fun than grubbing in the ground for hours just to get a couple
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wow... no boosting... lamest **** ever
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I wish there was a way to hook mine carts together though.
I have a VERY long rail system and it would help if it had 4x4 trains instead of single carts going randomly.
And since they move in different speed depending on weight it's kinda annoying to see them suddenly changing direction.

It's like it's using AC instead of DC current.

Right now the Trains and Zeppelin mod has the connecting feature but it uses it own custom minecarts, but I wonder if Notch would implement it officially in the game?
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Nice. The server I play on went away forever though and I haven't played since. Anybody want to get a group together and start a new vanilla map? I tried running one off my HTPC but my upload speed is lame so that didn't work.
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