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Features and admins

By seresin, 24 November 2008

Administrators

Two editors were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Efe (nom) and Mizu onna sango15  (nom).

Bots

Four bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: Yobot (task request), DirlBot (task request), Legobot (task request) and OKBot (task request).

Featured pages

Nine articles were promoted to featured status this week: Tropical Storm Gabrielle (2007) (nom), SS Mauna Loa (nom), 1956 FA Cup Final (nom), Romeo and Juliet (nom), Faith Leech (nom), Battle of Khafji (nom), Sandra Morgan (nom), SS Ohioan (1914) (nom) and Ico (nom).

Seventeen lists were promoted to featured status this week: Annie Award for Best Animated Home Entertainment Production (nom), The O.C. (season 4) (nom), List of Milwaukee Brewers managers (nom), List of Irish ODI cricketers (nom), List of number-one Billboard Top Latin Albums of 2005 (nom), List of The Bellflower Bunnies episodes (nom), List of goaltenders who have scored a goal in a National Hockey League game (nom), List of songs in Guitar Hero World Tour (nom), Extreme points of Sweden (nom), List of Avatar: The Last Airbender episodes (nom), Diamond Rio discography (nom), List of One Piece video games (nom), List of Milwaukee Bucks head coaches (nom), List of men's major championships winning golfers (nom), List of premiers of the Northwest Territories (nom), List of Kansas City Royals Opening Day starting pitchers (nom) and List of Denver Broncos head coaches (nom).

Three topics were promoted to featured status this week: Classes of supernovae (nom), 1994 Pacific hurricane season (nom) and National Basketball Association awards (nom).

No portals were promoted to featured status this week.

The following featured articles were displayed on the Main Page this week as Today's featured article: Congregation Beth Elohim, Greater Crested Tern, Rokeby Venus, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Problem of Apollonius, Doctor Who missing episodes and Yttrium.

Former featured pages

Four articles have been delisted this week: Michel Foucault (nom), Russian–Circassian War (nom), Mercantilism (nom) and Vowel (nom).

No lists were delisted this week.

No topics were delisted this week.

Featured media

The following featured pictures were displayed on the Main Page this week as picture of the day: Euhadra_peliomphala, Paradise fish, U.S. National Parks poster, Lunar rover, Liquid metal fast breeder reactor, Albert Memorial and St. Joseph's Oratory.

No sounds were featured this week.

Two featured pictures were demoted this week: Aust blue dragonfly02 and Corn cobs.

Ten pictures were promoted to featured status this week and are shown below.



Also this week:

From the editor — ArbCom elections — News and notes — In the news — Dispatches — Features and admins — Arbitration report


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