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Features and admins

By OhanaUnited, 23 June, 2008

Administrators

No users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week.

Bots

Seventeen bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: BotMultichill (task request), DinoBot2 (task request), DyceBot (task request), Purbo T (task request), John Bot (task request), Denbot (task request), Lightbot (task request), Diligent Terrier Bot (task request), Swimmingbot-awb (task request), PlankBot (task request), WuBot (task request), TinucherianBot (task request), Legobot (task request), JVbot (task request), Addbot (task request), Maelgwnbot (task request), and kwjbot (task request).

Featured pages

Fourteen articles were promoted to featured status last week: Anna May Wong (nom), Montana class battleship (nom), Saint-Sylvestre coup d’état (nom), Crackdown (nom), Creatures of Impulse (nom), Verdeja (tank) (nom), Worlds End State Park (nom), Battle of Verrières Ridge (nom), American Airlines Flight 11 (nom), Indigenous people of the Everglades region (nom), Brian Horrocks (nom), New York State Route 32 (nom), Nathaniel Parker Willis (nom), and Assata Shakur (nom).

Six lists were promoted to featured status last week: List of Buffalo Sabres head coaches (nom), List of schools in Northland, New Zealand (nom), List of Sites of Special Scientific Interest in East Sussex (nom), Faith No More discography (nom), List of Nine Inch Nails tours (nom), and List of tallest buildings in Denver (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: Jurassic Park, 2006 Atlantic hurricane season, George I of Great Britain, Durian, Priestley Riots, Flag of Canada, and The World Without Us.

Former featured pages

Five articles were delisted last week: City status in the United Kingdom (nom), Avatar: The Last Airbender (nom), Bruce Johnson (politician) (nom), History of Buddhism (nom), and AK-47 (nom).

One list was delisted last week: List of The Sopranos episodes (nom).

No topics were delisted last week.

Featured media

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Victoria crater, Waldenburg, Baden-Württemberg, United States Capitol dome, Mustard, Korean War, Robber fly and Waterloo Campaign.

No sounds were featured last week.

One featured picture was demoted last week: Einsatzgruppen killing a Jewish man.

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



Also this week:

From the editor — Board elections — WikiWorld — News and notes — Dispatches — Features and admins — Technology report — Arbitration report


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