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Mysterious Structure: Update Secret?

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Mysterious Structure: Update Secret?

Hello, PMC.

I'm not quite sure what to make of this, but I found a very odd thing in Minecraft today.

While Exploring on a new survival map I made in singleplayer, I came across a hole in the ground. It was 5x5, and looked somewhat like a surface dungeon.

However, it lacked the cobblestone walls of a dungeon and instead of moss at the bottom, there was a strange pattern of bricks and smooth stone.

In the place of a monster spawner there was a single piece of gold ore.

Here are some pictures:







The weirdest thing was, at the exact moment I saw it, the EXACT moment, the song "Wet Hands" began playingvery loudly. (I like the Minecraft Music, so I generally play with it on, but it was much louder than it should have been)

I am very familiar with Minecraft structures, and I checked the wiki anyways for anything even relatively similar to this pit. I even searched youtube for something similar, but neither yielded results.

I know for a fact that I didn't make it, and there had been no opportunity for anyone else to have messed with my world (I had created it like 30 minuets ago, and hadn't left the computer since) and I rarely use mods, and I didn't have anything installed at the time (I check before I play.)

So, clearly it must be a naturally generated structure.


At first I was excited. I thought I may have discovered some sort of secret easter-egg, like how sometimes the title screen says Minceraft instead of Minecraft, or the old secret updates from beta and alpha.

But then I tried re-creating the world, and going to the same spot. The world that generated was completely different,(YES, I checked the seed, and the other world presets were the same) and when I reached the coordinates, the game flashed the "Run out of Memory" thing and crashed.

Upon reopening the game, I found the copy deleted. The first world is still fine.

I have not even the slightest clue as to what this could be. Is it a secret update structure? Is it some very rare structure? Is it a very bad map glitch? Is it Herobrine magic? Is it hacker magic? Is my Minecraft dying? Am I the chosen one? Seriously, what the hell could it be?

Please tell me what you think in the comments. I know it doesn't sound very believable- If someone told me about something like this, I wouldn't believe it either, but I am really hoping someone else can tell me what this is, or relate to it.

If the community wants, I'll explore it more; I didn't want to touch it in case it was a trap or something. But if it helps anyone draw a conclusion as to what it could be, I'll do it.

That's all for now. I'll try to make more blogs about this later.

Peace out.

-Josh Steele

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BLU 4300
04/16/2016 12:35 am
Level 1 : New Explorer
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I saw something like this too! but it was a cylinder shape and when i blew it with a TNT all my map Vanished! Not a single block remained...... so i deleted it. It could be a Virus or a Glitch, Right?
10/01/2015 2:38 pm
Level 1 : New Miner
kingjnr2_0's Avatar
what i think is that it was a secret update that was posted by axedent and got deleated as soon as posible but you got on when it went out but since it got deleated your minecraft was acting up because they were trying to get rid of it and any sines of it otherwise your the chosen one or herobrian is back in vanila :Obecause he is omaga ======>>>> Ω 0 o 0
08/22/2013 9:08 pm
Level 22 : Expert Taco
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07/30/2013 6:41 pm
Level 33 : Artisan Skinner
oceoano's Avatar
Not sure, if this is legit it's pretty freakin' weird.
07/30/2013 6:43 pm
Level 28 : Expert Artist
joshsteele4ever's Avatar
Same exact feeling I had. I'm kinda freaked out no one knows what this is.
Wild Zasse
07/30/2013 5:47 pm
Level 2 : Apprentice Explorer
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My Guess is that "You are the chosen one" in other words, you just found some sort of Easter egg. I still don't %100 believe you on it, but I think I do have an answer for why your Minecraft crashed the next time you tried. I think it was because the chunks hadn't loaded yet, so it lagged out and crashed. Do you mind telling us the seed and location you found the structure at just for proof?
07/30/2013 6:00 pm
Level 28 : Expert Artist
joshsteele4ever's Avatar
That's one of the issues I had, as I stated, and why this doesn't seem believable.
The seed didn't, and doesn't work.
The original seed I typed when I first made the world was "Brother."
In number form, the seed was marked as -225979205 (When I did /seed)

When I re-created the world, (I made sure the seed was the same before I did) it made a completely different world (A jungle island, instead of a forrest) and the world had a different seed than I had entered, which was 1815493792.

Cords were x83 y70 and z316. This should put you right in the center of the gold.

This is the main reason I don't think it is a naturally generated structure- they should work as long as you have the seed, right?
Wild Zasse
07/30/2013 6:09 pm
Level 2 : Apprentice Explorer
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Yea.. That's definitely weird. I want to see what other people say about this too.
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