Features and admins

Features and admins


Five users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Okiefromokla (nom), Stevenfruitsmaak (nom), J.delanoy (nom), Good Olfactory (nom), and L'Aquatique (nom). One user was granted bureaucrat status via the Requests for Burueaucratship process this week: Rlevse.


Eleven bots or bot tasks were approved to begin operating this week: AdminStatsBot (task request), TinucherianBot (task request), AmeliorationBot (task request), Xenobot (task request), Xenobot (task request), WASDbot (task request), Ptbotgourou (task request), TestEditBot (task request), Polbot (task request), SlakrBot (task request), and RockfangBot (task request).

Featured pages

Twelve articles were promoted to featured status this week: Lions (album) (nom), Flood (Halo) (nom), Nuthatch (nom), Ian Johnson (cricketer) (nom), United Airlines Flight 93 (nom), Toronto Magnetic and Meteorological Observatory (nom), History of evolutionary thought (nom), Michael Jackson (nom), Planets beyond Neptune (nom), Pendle witch trials (nom), Battle of Tory Island (nom), and Washington, D.C. (nom).

Twenty two lists were promoted to featured status last week: List of Academy Award-winning foreign language films (nom), List of operas by Mozart (nom), Virginia Tech Hokies football seasons (nom), WWE No Way Out (nom), NBA Coach of the Year Award (nom), List of tallest buildings in Hong Kong (nom), List of Arkansas Razorbacks in the NFL Draft (nom), List of tallest buildings in Washington, D.C. (nom), List of Vancouver Canucks head coaches (nom), List of Miami Dolphins first-round draft picks (nom), NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award (nom), List of Boston Bruins head coaches (nom), List of Arctic Monkeys awards (nom), List of Arcade Fire awards (nom), Sugababes discography (nom), List of Linkin Park awards (nom), List of Norah Jones awards (nom), List of submissions for the 73rd Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (nom), New Orleans Hornets draft history (nom), 2000 Summer Olympics medal count (nom), Minnesota Timberwolves draft history (nom), and Cannibal Corpse discography (nom).

No topics were promoted to featured status this week.

No portals were promoted to featured status this week.

The following featured articles were displayed this week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: The Power of Nightmares, SS Christopher Columbus, Exmoor, William Gibson, History of Solidarity, T206 Honus Wagner, and Glorious First of June.

Former featured pages

Two articles were delisted this week: Excel Saga (nom) and Polish-Muscovite War (1605–1618) (nom).

No lists were delisted this week.

No topics were delisted this week.

Featured media

The following featured pictures were displayed this week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Spinning wheel, J'accuse (letter), Yeoman (F), Welcome Swallow, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Gulf War, and Vanessa atalanta.

No sounds were featured this week.

One featured picture was demoted this week: Image:Long Beach, CA at night.jpg (nom)

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

Also this week:
  • Wikimania 2008
  • WikiWorld
  • News and notes
  • Dispatches
  • WikiProject report
  • Features and admins
  • Technology report
  • Arbitration report

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