Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/2008-06-02/Features and admins

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Features and admins

By OhanaUnited, 2 June, 2008

Administrators

Three users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Fritzpoll (nom), Werdna (nom), and Huntster (nom).

Bots

Twelve bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: DOI bot (task request), PeerReviewBot (task request), PeerReviewBot (task request), FritzpollBot (task request), TinucherianBot (task request), Ganeshbot (task request), SoxBot II (task request), ChenzwBot (task request), MrVanBot (task request), Muro Bot (task request), PseudoBot (task request), and SoxBot VI (task request).

Featured pages

Seven articles were promoted to featured status last week: Preity Zinta (nom), The Garden of Earthly Delights (nom), Cogan House Covered Bridge (nom), Natalee Holloway (nom), Macintosh Classic (nom), New York State Route 175 (nom), and Hubert Walter (nom).

Twelve lists were promoted to featured status last week: List of New Orleans Saints first-round draft picks (nom), List of Texan survivors of the Battle of the Alamo (nom), List of scientific publications by Albert Einstein (nom), Seinfeld (season 3) (nom), List of NBA champions (nom), 2006 Winter Olympics medal count (nom), List of Harvest Moon titles (nom), 2004 Summer Olympics medal count (nom), List of Maryland and Washington, D.C. hurricanes (1980–present) (nom), Geri Halliwell discography (nom), List of Pittsburgh Steelers head coaches (nom), and Boston Red Sox seasons (nom).

One topic was promoted to featured status last week: The Orange Box (nom).

No portals were promoted to featured status last week.

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Nguyen Ngoc Tho, F-4 Phantom II, Troy McClure, Oil shale, D. B. Cooper, Bratislava, and Ran.

Former featured pages

No articles were delisted last week.

No lists were delisted last week.

Featured media

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, Lawn mower racing, John Muir, Respiratory system, Greater Crested Tern, Cusco and Battle of Leyte.

No sounds were featured last week.

Three featured pictures were demoted last week: Millennium Bridge, London, Koh Samui, and Fisherman on Lake Tanganyika.

Six pictures were promoted to featured status last week and are shown below.




Also this week:

Board elections — WikiWorld — In the news — Dispatches — Features and admins — Technology report — Arbitration report


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