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Features and admins

By Ian Manka, 23 October 2006


Twelve users were granted admin status via the Requests for Adminship process this week: Physicq210 (nom), Coredesat (nom), Durova (nom), Atlant (nom), Ginkgo100 (nom), Melchoir (nom), TKD (nom), Trödel (nom), Plange (nom), Khoikhoi (nom), Deepujoseph (nom) and Betacommand (nom).

Of the users granted admin status last week, six were granted with unanimous or near-unanimous support. TKD was unanimously supported by 38 users. Coredesat, Durova, Melchoir, Trödel and Plange each had near-unanimous support, each with one "neutral" comment. The support counts for each of these users are as follows: Coredesat (75), Durova (80), Melchoir (73), Trödel (54) and Plange (61).

Also, Khoikhoi joined the ranks of WP:100, the 51st RfA to do so. Khoikhoi ranks 13th on the list with 136 supports.

Featured content

Four articles were promoted to featured status last week: John W. Johnston (nom), Gliding (nom), Edward III of England (nom) and 1933 Atlantic hurricane season (nom).

Four articles were de-featured last week: Miles Davis, History of the Netherlands, Ackermann function and Turquoise. The Miles Davis article marks the 250th article to be de-featured.

No portals reached featured status last week.

Two lists were featured last week: List of inhabited islands of Croatia and FIFA World Cup hat-tricks.

The following featured articles were displayed last week on the Main Page as Today's featured article: Chola dynasty, Georg Forster, Al-Kateb v Godwin, Nirvana, History of the Philippines, Vivien Leigh and Procellariidae.

The following featured pictures were displayed last week on the Main Page as picture of the day: Special theory of relativity, Cart, Swan Goose, Havasu Falls, Pangong Tso, Apa Tani and Dorothea Lange.

Six pictures were featured last week:

Also this week: Finnish Wikipedia

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