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local p = {}

p.facts = {
	"''[[Minecraft]]'' was originally called \"''Cave Game'' \"",
	"[[Far Lands/Java Edition/Pre-Beta 1.8#The Farther Lands|the Farther Lands]] existed before [[Java Edition Beta 1.8]]",
	"it is theoretically impossible for the head of a [[piston]] to fit inside its body in ''[[Java Edition]]''",
	"the old texture for [[cobblestone]] is taken from [[Notch]]'s unfinished game ''[[RubyDung]]''",
	"[[C418]]'s skin is the Steve skin, but with a [[jukebox]] head",
	"[[mojira:MC-4|MC-4]] is the oldest bug report that is still standing",
	"there was a hoax announcement about a [[Easter eggs#2017|Mine & Craft Digital Leisure Device]] by [[Mojang]]",
	"some of the textures have signatures and credits in unused spaces",
	"the [[music disc]] \"11\" is exactly 1:11.111 long, emits power level 11 via comparator, and displays a Steve face and the text \"12418\" (\"C418\") at the end when viewed through a spectrogram",
	"there is a [[Easter eggs#Never displayed splash|splash]] that is never displayed on the [[main menu]]",
	"in ''[[Education Edition]]'' and education-enabled [[Bedrock Edition]], combining two units of the same chemical compound in a [[lab table]] still produces failed effects",
	"when in third person view, the [[player]] will appear to throw [[Eye of Ender|eyes of ender]] from their feet",
	"when the [[Ambience#Cave ambience|ambient sound]] 14 is put into a spectrogram, it appears to be a creeper face",
	"standing on a floating [[boat]] will drain the [[hunger bar]] if the boat was moved",
	"in [[Legacy Console Edition]], breaking a damaged [[anvil]] and placing it again would completely repair it",
	"[[chain armor]] used to be [[Java Edition removed features#Chain armor|crafted]] from fire",
	"[[creeper]]s were originally based [[Creeper#History|on a failed pig model]]",
	"most of the ambience in the [[crimson forest]] was made with balloons",
	"the [[ghast]] sounds are actually sounds [[C418]]'s cat makes when it is disturbed while sleeping",
	"in ''[[Java Edition]]'', a game crash can be forced by holding <kbd>F3</kbd>+<kbd>C</kbd> for 10 seconds",
	"feeding a [[cookie]] to a [[parrot]] will kill it",
	"in ''[[Java Edition]]'', there is a 0.01% chance that the [[Menu screen#Minceraft|title screen]] will display \"Minceraft\" instead of \"Minecraft\"",
	"before the release of the bug tracker, bugs were originally reported on [[MCW:Issues|this wiki]]",
	"[[the End]]'s original biome name was \"Sky\"",
	"there is a 10<sup>−10</sup>% (one in a trillion) chance of an [[end portal]] being activated upon generation",
	"the player's inventory can hold up to 999 stacks with 63,936 items using [[shulker box]]es",
	"[[endermen]] see [[end stone]] as bluish [[cobblestone]]",
	"a dropped [[nether star]] cannot be destroyed by explosions and will not despawn for 10 minutes in ''[[Java Edition]]'' and never despawn in [[Bedrock Edition]]",
	"up to two [[diamond block]]s can generate in [[woodland mansion]]s",
	"the first 3 tracks of ''[[Minecraft - Volume Alpha]]'' are connected together",
	"[[Name Tag|naming]] a [[vindicator]] \"Johnny\" will cause it to attack any nearby mobs",
	"''[[Minecraft: The Movie]]'' was originally going to be directed by [[wikipedia:Shawn Levy|Shawn Levy]], the executive producer of ''[[wikipedia:Stranger Things|Stranger Things]]''",
	"leather armor can be [[Dye#Dyeing armor|dyed]] in 12,326,391 different ways",
	"[[Java Edition 1.13]] was originally going to be called \"Technically Updated\" before it was combined with the Update Aquatic",
	"[[Java Edition 1.3.1]] is the last major update to not have an official name",
	"February 29, 2020 was the first leap day to not have an update released",
	"from [[12w19a]] to [[13w01a]], there existed a [[cocoa pod]] textured like a [[dragon egg]]",
	"as of [[Java Edition 1.16]], there are 16,777,216 different ways to craft a [[chest]], [[note block]], or [[jukebox]]",
	"there are exactly 18,446,744,073,709,511,616 seeds in ''[[Java Edition]]'', but only 4,294,967,296 seeds in [[Bedrock Edition]]",
	"[[rabbit]]s can also be bred with [[dandelion]]s besides [[carrot]]s",
	"there is no [[music]] played in the [[warped forest]] biome",
	"[[hoglin]]s are afraid of [[nether portal]]s",
	"[[Bedrock Edition]] is written in the programming language [[wikipedia:C++|C++]]",
	"[[walking]] and [[sneaking]] do not increase the food [[exhaustion]] level",
	"climbing up [[scaffolding]] costs the same [[exhaustion]] level as [[jumping]] up every block",
	"when [[Hunger#Mechanics|saturation]] is not at zero, [[health]] regenerates much faster in ''[[Java Edition]]'' than in [[Bedrock Edition]]",
	"the normal [[jump]] height of the player is 1&nbsp;<sup>1</sup>&frasl;<sub>4</sub> blocks, instead of 1",
	"[[villager]]s made no sounds until [[Java Edition 1.6.1]], almost two years after their introduction",
	"[[cake]]s were added as a response to Minecraft winning the [[2010 Indie of the Year Awards]]",
	"the original [[iron sword]] texture was taken from [[Notch]]'s abandoned game ''[[Legend of the Chambered]]''",
	"[[the Nether]]'s original biome name was \"Hell\"",
	"[[bastion remnant]]s cannot generate in the [[basalt deltas]] biome",
	"despite the size of the [[ghast]], it can be trapped in a [[minecart]]",
	"before [[Java Edition Beta 1.9 Prerelease 4]], the [[sun]] and the [[moon]] rose in the north and set in the south",
	"[[villager]]s can sleep in [[bed]]s in [[the Nether]] and [[the End]], when it is night time in the [[Overworld]]",
	"the [[dead bush]] is the only [[non-renewable resource|unrenewable]] plant-like block",
	"the sound of a [[minecart]] falls into the category of \"friendly creatures\"",
	"in ''[[Java Edition]]'', [[wither skeleton]]s are the only mob that can spawn inside [[wither rose]]s",
	"[[red dye]] can also be crafted from [[beetroot]]s",
	"[[cobblestone]] takes slightly longer to [[mining|mine]] than [[stone]]",
	"[[stronghold]]s try to generate under [[village]] meeting points in [[Bedrock Edition]]",
	"the nearest 3 [[stronghold]]s are on average twice as far in ''[[Java Edition]]'' than in [[Bedrock Edition]]",
	"the top textures of [[grass block]], [[dirt]], [[sand]], [[stone]], [[netherrack]], [[bedrock]] and [[TNT]] are randomly rotated",
	"[[sign]]s and [[banner]]s cannot be pushed by [[piston]]s in ''[[Java Edition]]''",
	"the [[obsidian pillars]] of [[the End]] extend through the island all the way down to [[altitude|Y level 0]]",
	"there are [[End gateway#Generation|exit gateways]] randomly generated across the [[outer islands]] in [[the End]]",
	"you can use [[maps]] normally in [[the End]]",
	"[[grass block]]s take slightly longer to [[mining|mine]] than [[dirt]]",
	"[[chorus flowers]] can be harvested by shooting an [[arrow]] at it, and the arrow is not consumed",
	"[[iron hoe]]s can instantly break [[leaves]]",
	"almost all [[painting]]s are based on actual paintings by artist [[Kristoffer Zetterstrand]]",
	"light gray stained [[glass pane]] is almost invisible in the [[inventory]] in ''[[Java Edition]]''",
	"in [[Bedrock Edition]], using an Overworld [[map|locator map]] in [[the Nether]] (and vice versa) shows the player's corresponding location between the two dimensions",
	"the [[bedrock]] pattern at the bottom of the [[Overworld]] is the same regardless of [[Seed (level generation)|world seed]] in ''[[Java Edition]]''",
	"the pattern of [[slime chunks]] are always the same regardless of [[Seed (level generation)|world seed]] in [[Bedrock Edition]]",
	"the [[channeling]] enchantment works on non-mob entities such as [[boats]], [[minecarts]] and [[armor stands]]",
	"[[blazes]] have the exact same [[hitbox]] size as the [[player]]",
	"[[end rod]]s can be crafted using [[blaze rods]] and [[popped chorus fruit]]s",
    "[[smooth stone]]'s existence was originally an unintentional side effect of other [[slab]] types, but was eventually officially reimplemented due to player demand"

return p