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Features and admins

By Ral315, 27 November 2006

Administrators

Two users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Gnangarra (nom) and Doug Bell (nom).

Featured content

A record thirty-four articles were promoted to featured status last week: Finnish Civil War, Kroger Babb, K-os, Anthony Michael Hall, Crawford expedition, British African-Caribbean community, Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, Angelina Jolie, Cretan War, Bengali language, Abyssinia, Henry (M*A*S*H episode), Sydney Roosters, Firefly (TV series), Sviatoslav I of Kiev, National emblem of Belarus, Austin Nichols, Vancouver, Chalukya dynasty, Local Government Commission for England (1992), History of erotic depictions, Music of the Lesser Antilles, James Robert Baker, Glynn Lunney, Charles Atangana, Óengus I of the Picts, Mount Tambora, Tropical Storm Bill (2003), Hurricane Edith (1971), Make Way For Ducklings, Banksia integrifolia, Ahmose I, New Jersey Devils, Axis naval activity in Australian waters, and History of Tamil Nadu.

Nine articles were de-featured last week: End times, Hereditary peer, Project MKULTRA, I Want to Hold Your Hand, Colditz Castle, Lottie Dod, Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, Mary I of England, and Ubuntu (Linux distribution).

Four portals reached featured status last week: Portal:Dogs, Portal:Cats, Portal:Military of the United States, and Portal:Cetaceans.

Two lists were featured last week: Australian Olympic medalists in Swimming and List of Indian ODI cricketers.

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Football (soccer), Stephen Colbert at the 2006 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, Igor Stravinsky, Gliding, Belgrade, Operation Wrath of God, and Duke University.

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Radial engine, Apricot, Metung Wharf, Ulysses S. Grant, Delicate Arch, 36 Views of Mount Fuji, and Kurdistan Province.

Ten pictures were featured last week:


Also this week: Arbitration series

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