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Features and admins

By OhanaUnited, 3 March, 2008

Administrators

Six users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Alex.muller (nom), Ckatz (nom), Seicer (nom), 52 Pickup (nom), Blueboy96 (nom), and Tiptoety (nom).

Bots

Eight bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: HBC AIV helperbot5 (task request), AWeenieBot (task request), VeblenBot (task request), Eubot (task request), 718 Bot (task request), MelonBot (task request), AndreasJSbot (task request), and MonoBot (task request)

Featured pages

Seventeen articles were promoted to featured status last week: William Hillcourt (nom), Mana (series) (nom), Triton (moon) (nom), Hurricane John (2006) (nom), Metroid Prime (nom), Alanya (nom), Portal (video game) (nom), Ganymede (moon) (nom), Tropical cyclone (nom), Amanita ocreata (nom), ANAK Society (nom), Carlson's patrol (nom), Smallville (season 1) (nom), Just like Heaven (song) (nom), Sea otter (nom), The Beginning of the End (Lost) (nom), and Princess Helena of the United Kingdom (nom).

Six lists were promoted to featured status last week: List of York City F.C. statistics and records (nom), Alice in Chains discography (nom), List of Birmingham City F.C. statistics and records (nom), List of municipalities in Sullivan County, Pennsylvania (nom), Slipknot discography (nom) and List of North Carolina hurricanes (1950-1979) (nom).

Two topics were promoted to featured status last week: Atlantic campaign of May 1794 (nom) and Ipswich Town F.C. (nom).

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

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Kinetoscope, Europa, Axis naval activity in Australian waters, M62 motorway, Hamilton, Joseph Priestley and Josquin des Prez.

Former featured pages

Two articles were delisted recently: History of erotic depictions (nom) and Blackface (nom).

Featured media

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Quadriga, Vinland map, US Brig Niagara, Iapetus moon and Emperor Penguin. One featured picture was demoted: Cerro de la Silla

No sounds were featured last week.

Eleven pictures and one video were promoted to featured status last week and are shown below.



Also this week:

Wales' relationship with journalist — Bureaucratship candidacies — Domas Mituzas interview — Hidden Categories — Book review — WikiProject elections — WikiWorld — News and notes — Dispatches — WikiProject report — Tutorial — Features and admins — Technology report — Arbitration report


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