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Features and admins

By OhanaUnited, 9 June, 2008

Administrators

Five users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Xenocidic (nom), Ddstretch (nom), Pegship (nom), AngelOfSadness (nom), and Tanthalas39 (nom).

Bureaucrats

One user was promoted to bureaucrat status via the Requests for Bureaucratship process this week: EVula (nom).

Bots

Twelve bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: DOI bot (task request), Addbot (task request), Zorrobot (task request), Albambot (task request), ClueBot VI (task request), Denbot (task request), Lightbot (task request), Diligent Terrier Bot (task request), ENewsBot (task request), MBisanzBot (task request), DvyBot (task request), TinucherianBot (task request), and WolterBot (task request).

Featured pages

Twelve articles were promoted to featured status last week: Riven (nom), Zelda Fitzgerald (nom), Baby Boy (song) (nom), Madman Muntz (nom), White-winged Fairy-wren (nom), Common Treecreeper (nom), Việt Nam Quốc Dân Đảng (nom), Nimrod Expedition (nom), Calgary Hitmen (nom), Thoroughbred (nom), Benjamin Franklin Tilley (nom), and PowerBook 100 (nom).

Four lists were promoted to featured status last week: The Strokes discography (nom), List of Sites of Special Scientific Interest in the West Midlands (nom), List of highways in Warren County, New York (nom), and List of New York Jets head coaches (nom).

No topics were promoted to featured status last week.

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: Harold Innis, Confederate government of Kentucky, Funerary Monument to Sir John Hawkwood, Émile Lemoine, Sertraline, Formation and evolution of the Solar System, and Wilco.

Former featured pages

One article was delisted last week: Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV series) (nom)

No lists were delisted last week.

One topic was delisted last week: Devil May Cry (nom)

Featured media

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Pterois, Medium Tank M3, Eastern Bearded Dragon, Portsmouth Square, Boar, Leopard Lacewing and Dunlin.

No sounds were featured last week.

One featured picture was demoted last week: Reichstag flag.

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



Also this week:

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


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