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Did you know...

  • ...that Biomes O' Plenty adds the possibility to spawn the Ender Dragon in every dimension?
  • ...that Tinkers' Construct preserves hunger past death?
  • ...that you could use an me cable to transport ic2 power.
  • ...that an animated ASCII art version of Star Wars IV: A New Hope is preinstalled on any ComputerCraft computer?
  • ...that it's better to look for a beehive at night because they glow?
  • ...that PotatOS can speak?
  • ...that IndustrialCraft2 adds a new language, HAYO, to the game?
  • ...that ComputerCraft Disk Drives can also play Music Discs?
  • ...that in the earliest version of BuildCraft all machines were powered only using Redstone timers? (said version existed for MC Beta 1.6 and thus isn't included in any FTB pack ;)
  • ...that CoFH Core allows players to change their skin and cape using in-game commands?
  • ...that WAILA can show the recipes and uses of blocks placed in the world using the keys 3 and 4 on the numpad?
  • ...that all GregTech 4 machines can support a total of five different power systems?

--dgelessus (talk · contribs) 20:44, 23 April 2014 (CEST)

Whoah, can't wait for the next DYK update! :P -- OstPavel (talk • contributions) 20:49, 23 April 2014 (CEST)
Just wondering, should we perhaps (also) make a little widget that picks one DYK/funfact at random from the list? That should be possible using choose/option tags... {{User:dgelessus/Did you know?}} --dgelessus (talk · contribs) 21:07, 23 April 2014 (CEST)
Nice! Yeah, I am up for it! -- OstPavel (talk • contributions) 23:44, 23 April 2014 (CEST)
Unfortunately transcluding the thing multiple times will always show the same result, and I haven't been able to find a workaround yet. Otherwise it would be possible to simply transclude the random fact five times in a list, so every time you view the page you would get five new facts. --dgelessus (talk · contribs) 23:51, 23 April 2014 (CEST)
Well, as we don't have many facts right now, we may as well have one fact shown at a time. -- OstPavel (talk • contributions) 12:45, 24 April 2014 (CEST)
Supplying an empty parameter forces the randomizer to use a new seed:
...that Tinkers' Construct preserves the hunger level of a player after death (this option can be disabled in configs)?
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...that Biomes O' Plenty adds the possibility to spawn the Ender Dragon in every dimension?
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...that it is possible to obtain liquid Glue by putting Horses into Smeltery by Tinkers' Construct?
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You can get repeats, but it's not always the same fact. --timrem (talk) 18:45, 25 April 2014 (CEST)
Ooh nice, lemme try that.
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There is of course a chance for dupes, but it seems to mostly work fine. We could just implement it like this. --dgelessus (talk · contribs) 18:59, 25 April 2014 (CEST)
  • ...that if you right click a Rain Muffler, it will mute rain wherever you go?
  • ...That extra trees ads the papayimar? It is a purple papaya with glasses, and a reference to the forgecraft series when a player named a regular papaya to Papayahimar
  • ...That Open Blocks liquid XP can be converted to MFR mob essence by placing an Open Blocks XP shower over a MFR sewer.