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Features and admins

By E, 25 June 2007

Administrators

Six users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Eleassar (nom), CloudNine (nom), Spartaz (nom), Ericorbit (nom), Leebo (nom) and Kubigula (nom).

Bots

One bot or bot task was approved to begin operating this week: PbBot (task request).

Featured content

Eleven articles were promoted to featured status last week: Stereolab (nom), Geology of the Lassen volcanic area (nom), Wallis, Duchess of Windsor (nom), Uncle Tupelo (nom), SkyTrain (Vancouver) (nom), Ion Heliade Rădulescu (nom), Olm (nom), Fightin' Texas Aggie Band (nom), AHS Centaur (nom), Margate F.C. (nom) and IK Pegasi (nom).

Four articles were de-featured last week: Speaker of the British House of Commons (nom), Bulbasaur (nom), Parliament of Canada (nom) and Tony Blair (nom).

Five lists were promoted to featured status last week: List of New Jersey Devils players (nom), List of Cricket World Cup records (nom), 2007 Cricket World Cup statistics (nom), List of World Tag Team Champions (WWE) (nom) and List of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya episodes (nom).

No portals were promoted to featured status last week.

Two topics were promoted to featured status last week: Devil May Cry game series (nom) and Christ Illusion (nom).

No sounds were promoted to featured status last week.

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Hippocrates, Final Fantasy VI, Boston, Massachusetts, Antioxidant, Turkish language, B-52 aircraft crash at Fairchild Air Force Base and All Blacks.

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: B-2 Spirit, Smithsonian Institution Building, Hypolimnas bolina, Luna Park, Melbourne, Hupa, NGC 602 and Zabriskie Point.

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

Also this week: Board elections

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