Wikipedia:Wikipedia Signpost/2008-08-09/Features and admins

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Features and admins

By Ral315, 9 August, 2008

Administrators

Two users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Gazimoff (nom), and Peripitus (nom).

Bots

Six bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week:

DinoBot2 (task request)

Diligent Terrier Bot (task request)

OKBot (task request)

DumZiBoT (task request)

TaBOT-zerem (task request)

SVGBot (task request).

Featured pages

Sixteen articles were promoted to featured status this week:

Twenty-two lists were promoted to featured status last week:

Four topics were promoted to featured status this week:

Two portals were promoted to featured status this week: Portal:California (nom) and Portal:Mars (nom).

The following featured articles were displayed this week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Joseph Francis Shea, Nuthatch, The Wiggles, Roy Welensky, BioShock, Anna May Wong, and Holden.

Former featured pages

Two articles were delisted this week: Paragraph 175 (nom) and Jerusalem (nom).

One lists was delisted this week: List of X-Men episodes (nom).

No topics were delisted this week.

Featured media

The following featured pictures (and film) were displayed this week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Malcolm X, Patchwork quilt, Yellow coneflowers, a film of tanks in World War I, JetBlue Airways Flight 292, and Bufflehead.

One sound was featured this week: Eisenhower farewell address (nom).

No featured pictures were demoted this week.

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




Also this week:

Ivins' edits — WikiWorld — Dispatches — WikiProject report — Features and admins — Technology report — Arbitration report


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