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Features and admins

By OhanaUnited, 18 February, 2008

Administrators

Seven users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Barneca (nom), Remember the dot (nom), Seresin (nom), Doczilla (nom), MBisanz (nom), SorryGuy (nom), and Nousernamesleft (nom).

Bots

Three bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: SQLBot (task request), IPTaggerBot (task request), and Comics-awb (task request).

Featured pages

Fourteen articles were promoted to featured status last week: Transformers (film) (nom), Domestic sheep (nom), Joseph Szigeti (nom), Ross Sea party (nom), Free Association of German Trade Unions (nom), Ray Emery (nom), Battlefield Earth (film) (nom), Lost: Missing Pieces (nom), Operation Camargue (nom), Glorious First of June (nom), Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (nom), Halo Graphic Novel (nom), Edward VII of the United Kingdom (nom), and Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (nom).

Five lists were promoted to featured status last week: List of winners of the Mathcounts competition (nom), List of Ipswich Town F.C. statistics and records (nom), Degrassi: The Next Generation (season 1) (nom), List of former county courts in Wales (nom), and Lester Patrick Trophy (nom).

One topic was featured last week: Dream Days at the Hotel Existence (nom).

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

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Constitution of Belarus, Irish phonology, Barn Swallow, Hurricane Isis, Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express, and Quneitra.

Former featured pages

Four articles were delisted recently: South Africa (nom), Galveston Hurricane of 1900 (nom), Plate tectonics (nom), and Porgy and Bess (nom).

Featured media

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Eastern newt, Love or Duty, Buster Keaton, Kingston, Jamacia, Edwin Smith Papyrus, Fly, and Citric acid cycle.

One featured picture was demoted: Image:Mccoy Tyner 1973 gh.jpg

One sound was featured last week: About this sound Marcus Garvey speech .

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



Also this week:

From the editor — New board members — WikiWorld — News and notes — In the news — Tutorial — Dispatches — Features and admins — Technology report — Arbitration report


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