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Features and admins

By Rudget, 10 December, 2007

Administrators

Six users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Useight (nom), NrDg (nom), Kaiser matias (nom), SatyrTN (nom), Rkitko (nom) and Brianga (nom).

Bots

Five bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: Muro_Bot (task request), ImageBacklogBot (task request), Detroiterbot (task request), SoxBot (task request) and Giggabot (task request).

Featured content

Twenty articles were promoted to featured status last week: Tuck School of Business (nom), Chicxulub Crater (nom), Meteorological history of Hurricane Ivan (nom), Brown Dog affair (nom), Pauline Fowler (nom), Asteroid belt (nom), 2006 Chick-fil-A Bowl (nom), J. K. Rowling (nom), Rock Steady (album) (nom), Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miami (nom), SR Merchant Navy Class (nom), Barn Swallow (nom), S.H.E (nom), Thierry Henry (nom), Battle of the Gebora (nom), Knut (polar bear) (nom), Tool (band) (nom), Tōru Takemitsu (nom), Final Fantasy (nom) and Eardwulf of Northumbria (nom).

Twelve lists were promoted to featured status last week: The Simpsons shorts (nom), List of Manchester City F.C. managers (nom), List of Doctor Who serials (nom), List of tallest buildings in Detroit (nom), List of Manchester United F.C. managers (nom), List of cities and towns in Tennessee (nom), List of Kanye West awards (nom), List of Everton F.C. managers (nom), IWGP World Tag Team Championship (nom), List of Washington Redskins first-round draft picks (nom), List of YuYu Hakusho episodes (nom) and Vanier Cup (nom).

No topics or sounds were promoted last week.

Two portals were featured last week: Portal:North West England (nom) and Portal:France (nom).

Four articles were de-featured last week: PaX (nom), Anno Domini (nom), The Ashes (nom) and Phonograph cylinder (nom).

No pictures, 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: California Condor, Charles Edward Magoon, "The Raven", Uranus, Krill, Belarusian Republican Youth Union and Brown Dog affair.

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Vietnam child soldier, Krikby's Dropwing, Parachute jump, SS Thistlegorm, Casting tin soldiers, Drone fly, and Robert William Thomson.

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




Also this week:

German Wikipedia — Citing Wikipedia — WikiWorld — News and notes — In the news — WikiProject report — Features and admins — Technology report — Arbitration report


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