Features and admins

Features and admins

Featured sound candidates

After previous attempts at featuring sounds, the featured sound candidates page was opened for nominations. Two sounds are currently up for featuring; none have yet reached featured status.


Five users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Daniel.Bryant (nom), Yandman (nom), Qwghlm (nom), Chrislk02 (nom), and Jersey Devil (nom).

Featured content

Twenty-two articles were promoted to featured status last week: Chelsea F.C., Vijayanagara Empire, Hurricane Ismael, Eastern Suburbs & Illawarra railway line, Sydney, Hollaback Girl, Same-sex marriage in Spain, Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria, The Well of Loneliness, Harry McNish, Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, Triceratops, Battle of Svolder, Baby Gender Mentor, Polar coordinate system, Adolfo Farsari, Frank Black, The Scout Association of Hong Kong, Effects of Hurricane Isabel in Maryland and Washington, D.C., Mutual Broadcasting System, Hurricane Erika (1997), History of Lithuania (1219–1295), and The Four Stages of Cruelty.

Two articles were de-featured last week: Illmatic and Tank.

Three lists were promoted to featured status last week: List of defense of marriage amendments to U.S. state constitutions by type, List of Manchester United F.C. players, and List of RahXephon media.

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: New Radicals, Regulamentul Organic, Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Seabirds, Syed Ahmed Khan, Ecclesiastical heraldry, and T-34.

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Mexican redknee tarantula, Gordon Parks' works, Indian highways, Lion, STS-1, Black-chinned hummingbird, and Match.

Six pictures were promoted to featured status last week:

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