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Yay! A new Minecraft version came out!

1.8

Here are the things in it!

Are you happy that it came out? What are you most happy about it coming out? Did you like the other Versions better? (Don't worry, you can still play them :)  

+ Added Granite, Andesite, and Diorite stone blocks, with smooth versions
+ Added Slime Block
+ Added Iron Trapdoor
+ Added Prismarine and Sea Lantern blocks
+ Added the Ocean Monument
+ Added Red Sandstone
+ Added Banners
+ Added Armor Stands
+ Added Coarse Dirt (dirt where grass won’t grow)
+ Added Guardian mobs, with item drops
+ Added Endermite mob
+ Added Rabbits, with item drops
+ Added Mutton and Cooked Mutton
+ Villagers will harvest crops and plant new ones
+ Mossy Cobblestone and Mossy Stone Bricks are now craftable
+ Chiseled Stone Bricks are now craftable
+ Doors and fences now come in all wood type variants
+ Sponge block has regained its water-absorbing ability and becomes wet
+ Added a spectator game mode (game mode 3)
+ Added one new achievement
+ Added “Customized” world type
+ Added hidden “Debug Mode” world type
+ Worlds can now have a world barrier
+ Added @e target selector for Command Blocks
+ Added /blockdata command
+ Added /clone command
+ Added /execute command
+ Added /fill command
+ Added /particle command
+ Added /testforblocks command
+ Added /title command
+ Added /trigger command
+ Added /worldborder command
+ Added /stats command
+ Containers can be locked in custom maps by using the “Lock” data tag
+ Added logAdminCommands, showDeathMessages, reducedDebugInfo, sendCommandFeedback, and randomTickSpeed game rules
+ Added three new statistics
+ Player skins can now have double layers across the whole model, and left/right arms/legs can be edited independently
+ Added a new player model with smaller arms, and a new player skin called Alex?
+ Added options for configuring what pieces of the skin that are visible
+ Blocks can now have custom visual variations in the resource packs
+ Minecraft Realms now has an activity chart, so you can see who has been online
+ Minecraft Realms now lets you upload your maps
* Difficulty setting is saved per world, and can be locked if wanted
* Enchanting has been redone, now costs lapis lazuli in addition to enchantment levels
* Villager trading has been rebalanced
* Anvil repairing has been rebalanced
* Considerable faster client-side performance
* Max render distance has been increased to 32 chunks (512 blocks)
* Adventure mode now prevents you from destroying blocks, unless your items have the CanDestroy data tag
* Resource packs can now also define the shape of blocks and items, and not just their textures
* Scoreboards have been given a lot of new features
* Tweaked the F3 debug screen
* Block ID numbers (such as 1 for stone), are being replaced by ID names (such as minecraft:stone)
* Server list has been improved
* A few minor changes to village and temple generation
* Mob heads for players now show both skin layers
* Buttons can now be placed on the ceiling
* Lots and lots of other changes
* LOTS AND LOTS of other changes
- Removed Herobrine
 

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Whoo hoo!!!!

Too bad all my server-mates have shut down the server I was in.  I guess I have to stick with the Xbox One and Xbox 360 versions until they decide to play again.
 

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What I'm most happy about is that there's a new mob to build a farm for and that I can finally make a rollercoaster of doooooom. :D
 

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mah i still prefer the 1.0.0 Release version
 

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I want to try it out, but for some reason my password does not work anymore making my account inaccessible...
 

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*flails madly* My preciousssssssssssssssss

Okay, but seriously, I've been sooper dooper excited for 1.8 for like ages now. CRAFTABLE MOSSY COBBLESTONE AND BRICKS. MY DREAMS OF RUINED CASTLES ARE COMING TO FRUITION AND RABBITS ALSO RABBITS
 

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...i heard majong might sell Minecraft to Microsoft for 2 million.... :< . Might be good for majong, but minecraft will probably be toast.




But its nice that it got another cool update before.... you know.... *stares off into the distance* .  
 
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Sold for 2.5 Billion USD. already :/
 

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Microsoft is gonna end us all.

Especially if they mess with Realms servers, like giving it an access fee.

Also it wasn't just Minecraft they sold, it was the whole company.

And the creator wrote a long story about the decision and it makes him look like a quitter. He was all like "I never wanted minecraft to be so popular, I just want to be a small time dev. If I ever make something else that catches spark, i'll drop it immediately."  Bah!
 
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He wanted to preserve his sanity though. Can't blame him!
 

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He wanted to preserve his sanity though. Can't blame him!
Competition eats you. Competition tears you apart. Notch never wanted that. But everyone loves 2.5 Billion USD so cant blame him too. :p
 

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He should've held out for 10 million.  I would have.
 

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