If you clicked on a link in the home pages recent forum threads section, then the most recent post is at the end of this thread. The page numbers above let you click to the latest page, from there scroll down to the last post entered. Carpets CAN be placed on top of water. Place a carpet on the shoreline next to the waters edge. Now place a carpet on the edge of the already placed carpet. Continue out over the ocean. and break away the shoreline carpets or not. Carpets can be placed on top of almost every block in MineCraft. Try using signs under carpets to do some interesting patterns; even works pretty good for the borders on my game table; Please post more (Did you know) gameplay strategies or techniques. Anything goes, like do you have tricks you do with pets? Horses? Furniture, hidden stairwells. water climbing, lava placements, mob control methods - I laugh when I see people running scared. HA. crop construction has many methods, sure could use some in this thread. and anything you come up with that you think is a ( Did you know ) worthy post or would help new people.