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Features and admins

By The Placebo Effect, 19 November, 2007


Twenty users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Lid (nom), Nightscream (nom), Spellcast (nom), David D. (nom), EncycloPetey (nom), Herbythyme (nom), Rifleman 82 (nom), SebastianHelm (nom), Ioeth (nom), Gimmetrow (nom), TeaDrinker (nom), Geometry guy (nom), Emperor (nom), Bencherlite (nom), Chase me ladies, I'm the Cavalry (nom), Canadian Paul (nom), Coren (nom), Oxymoron83 (nom), Acroterion (nom), and Random832 (nom).


Four bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: PxBot (task request), SoxBot (task request) (task request 2), RoboMaxCyberSem (task request), and BHGbot (task request).

Featured content

Twenty-eight articles were promoted to featured status last week: Prince's Palace of Monaco (nom), Acrocanthosaurus (nom), American Black Vulture (nom), Javan Rhinoceros (nom), Poliomyelitis (nom), Treatment of multiple sclerosis (nom), Variegated Fairy-wren (nom), Joseph Priestley (nom), Society of the Song Dynasty (nom), Chew Stoke (nom), Oldham (nom), Thich Quang Duc (nom), Animaniacs (nom), Rob-B-Hood (nom), Body Count (album) (nom), Dream Days at the Hotel Existence (nom), Joey Santiago (nom), Thespis (opera) (nom), The World Is Not Enough (song) (nom), Yasser Arafat (nom), Golden plates (nom), Ian Chappell (nom), Stanley Cup (nom), Wales national rugby union team (nom), BioShock (nom), Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow (nom), Battle of Red Cliffs (nom), and USS Kentucky (BB-66) (nom).

Fourteen lists were promoted to featured status last week: List of Naruto manga volumes (nom), List of Carnivàle episodes (nom), Feeder discography (nom), List of Bristol Rovers F.C. managers (nom), Gillingham F.C. seasons (nom), NWA World Women's Championship (nom), Milestone home runs by Barry Bonds (nom), List of Australian Victoria Cross recipients (nom), Minutemen discography (nom), IWGP World Heavyweight Championship (nom), List of palms of the Caribbean (nom), List of municipalities in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania (nom), List of films that received the Golden Film (nom), and List of Silverchair awards (nom).

One Featured topic was promoted last week: Seasons of Lost (nom).

No portals or sounds were featured last week.

No articles were de-featured last week.

One picture was delisted this week: Image:PaintedBunting23.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: Michael Jordan, Restoration of the Sistine Chapel frescoes, Halo: Combat Evolved, Oklahoma, Honoré de Balzac, Lung cancer, and Sophie Blanchard.

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Terraforming of Mars, Pink Pimelea, Sitting Bull, Holoplatys, United States Homefront, and Neurons.

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

Also this week:

Anthere interview — Khobar plagiarism — WikiWorld — News and notes — In the news — WikiProject report — Features and admins — Technology report — Arbitration report

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