Features and admins

Features and admins

Administrators

Eleven users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Esanchez7587 (nom), Alexf (nom), MBK004 (nom), DDima (nom), Jauerback (nom), Gonzo fan2007 (nom), Malinaccier (nom), Zeibura (nom), Smalljim (nom), Rodhullandemu (nom), and EncMstr (nom).

Bots

Two bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: Botpankonin (task request), and Alexbot (task request).

Featured pages

A record forty-two articles were promoted to featured status last week: Portman Road (nom), Hurricane Lane (2006) (nom), Matanikau Offensive (nom), Nottingham Panthers (nom), Meerkat Manor (nom), Imagination (magazine) (nom), The Simpsons Movie (nom), Silent Hill 4: The Room (nom), Interstate 355 (nom), Somerset (nom), Prairie Avenue (nom), Doomsday (Doctor Who) (nom), Emma Watson (nom), Niandra Lades and Usually Just a T-Shirt (nom), Metacomet Ridge (nom), Calgary Flames (nom), Anodyne (album) (nom), Halo 3 (nom), R.E.M. (nom), Stocksbridge Park Steels F.C. (nom), U2 (nom), The World Without Us (nom), The Thriving Cult of Greed and Power (nom), Offa of Mercia (nom), PlayStation 3 (nom), Northern Pintail (nom), Greatest Hits (Lost) (nom), Battle of Musa Qala (nom), 1983 Atlantic hurricane season (nom), Alpha Kappa Alpha (nom), Ming Dynasty (nom), Jimmy McAleer (nom), Princess Beatrice of the United Kingdom (nom), Suleiman the Magnificent (nom), Lead(II) nitrate (nom), Chiffchaff (nom), London congestion charge (nom), Joseph Johnson (publisher) (nom), Treehouse of Horror (series) (nom), 1988 Atlantic hurricane season (nom), USS Illinois (BB-65) (nom), and Italian War of 1542–1546 (nom).

A record sixteen lists were promoted to featured status last week: List of Governors of Colorado (nom), Works of William Gibson (nom), List of unmade Doctor Who serials and films (nom), Leeds United A.F.C. seasons (nom), List of Indianapolis Colts first-round draft picks (nom), List of Knight's Cross recipients (nom), List of North Carolina birds (nom), Order of battle at the Glorious First of June (nom), Load Records discography (nom), List of Shetland islands (nom), Characters in Castlevania: Sorrow series (nom), Aesop Rock discography (nom), Washington Redskins seasons (nom), List of North Carolina hurricanes (pre-1900) (nom), Godsmack discography (nom), and List of FLCL episodes (nom).

One topic was featured last week: Gillingham F.C. (nom).

No portals or sounds were featured last week.

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Geology of the Lassen volcanic area, Stede Bonnet, Crazy Taxi (series), Treatment of multiple sclerosis, Daniel Boone, Hamlet, and Battle of Ramillies.

Former featured pages

Six articles were delisted recently:

Six lists were demoted: 2002 NFL Draft, 2003 NFL Draft, 2004 NFL Draft, 2005 NFL Draft, 2006 NFL Draft, and List of Oh My Goddess episodes.

Featured media

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Siege of Strasbourg, Wildfire, London, Javier Solana, Humpback Whales, Motocross, and Gold dust day gecko.

Fourteen pictures and one video were promoted to featured status last week and are shown below.



Also this week:
  • From the editor
  • 2007 in review
  • John Broughton interview
  • New parser
  • WikiWorld
  • News and notes
  • In the news
  • Tutorial
  • WikiProject report
  • Dispatches
  • Features and admins
  • Technology report
  • Arbitration report

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