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  1. Minecraft: Java Edition
  2. MC-126930

Sponges do not soak up flowing water

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    • Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Minecraft 18w10c, Minecraft 18w10d, Minecraft 18w11a
    • Minecraft 18w16a
    • None
    • Linux Mint 17.3 (3.13.0-37-generic)
      Oracle Java 1.8.0_151
      LWJGL 3.1.2 build 29
    • Confirmed

    Description

      Dry sponges placed in flowing water (as opposed to water source blocks) have no effect on the water and remain dry.

      To reproduce:

      1. Place a water source block on a flat area and allow it to spread
      2. Place a dry sponge block in the flowing water at least one block away from the water source

      Expected result:
      The water surrounding the sponge is removed for several blocks, including the water source so that all the water disappears. The sponge becomes wet.

      Actual result:
      No effect on the water at all. The sponge remains dry.

      Edit (and facepalm): If the sponge is placed in the source block, the effect should spread to the flowing water but does not. Flowing water is just not affected at all by the sponge.

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              dinnerbone [Mojang] Nathan Adams
              phssthpok Phssthpok Pak
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