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Features and admins

By OhanaUnited, 11 February, 2008


Four users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Roger Davies (nom), Gutza (nom), Nancy (nom), and Master of Puppets (nom).


Two bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: SquelchBot (task request) and HBC AIV helperbot7 (task request).

Featured pages

Fifteen articles were promoted to featured status last week: Bath, Somerset (nom), Oxygen (nom), Robert Peake the Elder (nom), Giovanni Villani (nom), Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia (nom), Alien vs. Predator (film) (nom), Koli Point action (nom), Planet (nom), Radical Dreamers: Nusumenai Hōseki (nom), Hurricane Isis (1998) (nom), Birmingham campaign (nom), Alice in Chains (nom), 2007 ACC Championship Game (nom), Everglades National Park (nom), and Aldfrith of Northumbria (nom).

Seven lists were promoted to featured status last week: Christopher Walken filmography (nom), List of the most populous counties in the United States (nom), List of Castlevania titles (nom), List of Atlanta Thrashers players (nom), List of county courts in England and Wales (nom), List of Sites of Special Scientific Interest on the Isle of Wight (nom), and Deftones discography (nom).

One topic was featured last week: The Simpsons (season 9) (nom).

One portal was promoted to featured status last week: Portal:Oregon (nom).

Three sounds were featured last week: About this sound "The Advertising Record" - Len Spencer , About this sound "Was frag ich nach der Welt" - Bangkok Baroque Ensemble and Singers of Musica Ficta Bangkok , About this sound "A Chantar" 

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Ronald Reagan, Thoughts on the Education of Daughters, Golden plates, Boeing 747, Xenon, and Peru.

Former featured pages

Two articles were delisted recently: Nightwish (nom) and Roche limit (nom).

Two lists were demoted recently: List of Canadian provincial and territorial orders and List of particles

No portal or sound was demoted.

Featured media

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Australian feral camels, Leafhopper, Iceberg, John Edwards, Atomic bombings of Nagasaki, Whale surfacing behaviour, and Neuschwanstein Castle.

One featured picture was demoted: File:Lower Yellowstone Fall-1200px.jpg

Seventeen pictures including two videos were promoted to featured status last week and are shown below.

Also this week:

Muhammad image — Audit released — Pope — WikiWorld — News and notes — In the news — Tutorial — Dispatches — Features and admins — Technology report — Arbitration report

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