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Old 17th April 2011, 02:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Don't dig into lava inside your wooden home.
Actually surprised the chest and few random wood blocks survived.
The nearby trees sure didn't!

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Old 17th April 2011, 03:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Sorry again to hear about this. As I said earlier, I do fear the incoming weather patch with my current addiction to 'temperamental materials'.

Nice sign btw.
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Old 17th April 2011, 04:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah, that is exactly why I built it inside a hill as a natural protection against lightning.
Too bad it doesn't save me from the other force of nature.
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Sorry you lost your home.
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Old 18th April 2011, 10:39 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I feel your pain - after recently loosing an airship, I also am aware of the lava V wood debacle!

If I might make a suggestion? - I found having a big sook of endless benefit!
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Old 18th April 2011, 11:01 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I also lost a lot of work on a wood building. The foundation and windows still are there. Haven't had the heart to try to rebuild that one.
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Old 18th April 2011, 11:45 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I had a small mishap when trying to build my spa on creative - I thought a lava pit would make a nice "heatsource" for the sauna - completely forgetting that lava inside a wooden room is not a good idea. Luckily it was cut out of a mountain and the fire wasn't able to spread throughout the complex. Just enough to make me stand there, amid the flames going "doh' of course!"
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Old 18th April 2011, 12:39 PM   #8 (permalink)
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I managed to burn down my airship in Creative. So I had to spend the next week rebuilding it based on the screenshots I had already taken and which bits had not been destroyed.

The lessons I learnt were:
1) Don't keep firelighters in your inventory
2) Take screenshots during construction, not just afterwards

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Old 18th April 2011, 12:51 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Speaking of burning down airships..
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Old 18th April 2011, 01:09 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I think that the Survival server is living up to its name :/
Sorry to hear another airship lit up the sky. We have to stop using hydrogen.

Or stop using lava and wood within the same chunk.... that might work.

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