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Features and admins

By Ian Manka, 9 October 2006

Features and admins

Six users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Duja (nom), Merope (nom), Irongargoyle (nom), NCurse (nom), Johan Elisson (nom) and Adambiswanger1 (nom). BanyanTree was re-sysoped without an RfA, per the policy found at the guide to requests for adminship (discussion).

Both Duja and Johan Elisson were promoted by 90 and 64 (respectively) unanimous support votes.

Featured content

Thirteen articles were promoted to featured status last week: Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee (nom), Stephen Trigg (nom), Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (nom), Compact Cassette (nom), Maraba Coffee (nom), Kazi Nazrul Islam (nom), Fauna of Puerto Rico (nom), Ulm Campaign (nom), Enzyme kinetics (nom), Alcibiades (nom), Arctic Tern (nom), Dhaka (nom) and Leonhard Euler (nom).

Six articles were de-featured last week: Go (board game), Domestic AC power plugs and sockets, Joshua A. Norton, Sudoku, and Abraham Lincoln.

One portal reached featured status last week: Portal:Poetry.

No lists were featured last week.

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Detroit, Lost (TV Series), Dürer's Rhinoceros, The Lord of the Rings, Gas tungsten arc welding, Adi Shankara and Acute myeloid leukemia.

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Wikipe-tan, Global tropical cyclone tracks, Hacha Grande, Horseracing, Ajanta, European Parliament building and Animated cartoon.

Twelve pictures were featured last week:

Also this week: Eloquence interview

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