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Features and admins

By The Placebo Effect, 12 November, 2007

Administrators

Twelve users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Henrik (nom), Esprit15d (nom), Bongwarrior (nom), Thespian (nom), Hit bull, win steak (nom), Pigman (nom), Nyttend (nom), Woodym555 (nom), LaraLove (nom), Cremepuff222 (nom), Rigadoun (nom), and Neranei (nom).

Bots

Six bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: Kotbot (task request), PixelBot (task request), AZatBot (task request), CloudNineBot (task request), Jotterbot (task request), and RoboMaxCyberSem (task request).

Featured content

No articles were promoted to featured status last week.

Seven lists were promoted to featured status last week: List of Naruto chapters (Part II) (nom), Pavement discography (nom), List of gay, lesbian or bisexual people: Sd-Si (nom), List of Ipswich Town F.C. Players of the Year (nom), List of York City F.C. Clubmen of the Year (nom), List of Polish flags (nom), and Billie Piper discography (nom).

One Featured topic has an addition last week: Kingdom Hearts (nom).

One portal was promoted to featured status last week: Portal:Military of Greece (nom).

No sounds were featured last week.

Six articles were de-featured last week: Stuttering (nom), Formula One (nom), The Old Man and the Sea (nom), Nepal (nom), The Jackson 5 (nom), and Denis Law (nom).

Five pictures were delisted this week: Image:Villianc.svg (nom), Image:Mad scientist.svg (nom), Image:Painter's algorithm.png (nom), Image:Argentina-Perito Moreno-Glacier.jpg (nom), and Image:Notre dame-paris-view.jpg (nom).

No lists, portals, topics, or sounds were de-featured last week.

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Beijing opera, Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan, Webley Revolver, Montreal Screwjob, Rings of Jupiter, Bobcat, and Naval Battle of Guadalcanal.

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Buffalo Bill, Lightning, Acrididae, Tesseract, The Happy Land, Iberian Peninsula, and Stable Fly.

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




Also this week:

Page creation redux — WikiWorld — News and notes — In the news — WikiProject report — Features and admins — Technology report — Arbitration report


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