Features and admins

Features and admins

Features and admins

Four users were granted admin status this week: Ligulem (nom), Pengo (nom), W.marsh (nom) and Nishkid64 (nom).

W.marsh joined the ranks of WP:100 this week (the 48th RfA to do so), with 111 users in unanimous support. His RfA is the 8th to have more than 100 supports and a unanimous vote.

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Eighteen articles were promoted to featured status last week: Old Dan Tucker (nom), Ziaur Rahman (nom), Daniel Boone (nom), Hydrogen (nom), Max Weber (nom) (the 8th article to be re-promoted after being de-featured), Ladakh (nom), Kengir uprising (nom), United States Marine Corps (nom), Slate industry in Wales (nom), Theramenes (nom), Photon (nom), City of Manchester Stadium (nom), Witchfinder General (film) (nom), Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles and Fundamental Duties of India (nom), "All You Need Is Love" (The JAMs song) (nom), Mormon handcart pioneers (nom), Fourth International (nom) and Third Servile War (nom).

Forty-eight articles were promoted to featured status during the month of September, tied for third-most articles promoted in a month, behind July 2006 and August 2006.

Eight articles were de-featured last week: Heavy metal umlaut, Prince-elector, "She Loves You", James Bulger, Soap bubble, Papal Tiara, Ford Mustang and Poetry of the United States. During the month of September, twenty-six articles were de-featured, while two articles were re-promoted to featured status.

No portals reached featured status last week.

One list was featured last week: Locks on the Kennet and Avon Canal. Five lists were promoted during the month of September, the third-least promoted in a month, behind September 2005 and February 2006.

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: British House of Commons, Tahirih Justice Center, St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, Nepal, Hurricane Katrina, Aleksandr Vasilevsky and The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask.

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Common Crossbills (Loxia curvirostra), Rime frost, Hummingbird Hawk-moth (Macroglossum stellatarum), Poi, Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, Palace of Versailles and Dance fly (Empis livida).

Seven pictures were featured last week:


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