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==[[Glamdring]] -- ''Successful Election''==
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==Non-elected==
I know it's scandalous, ego-pleasing self promotion, but I personally think my
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* [[Quotes]] (8 October 2005 - 12 October 2005)
<s>preci...</s> Glamdring article would make a great Featured Article. -- [[User:Ederchil|Ederchil]] 16:13, 29 May 2008 (EDT)
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* [[Fonts]] (12 October 2005 - 22 October 2005)
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* [[Timeline]] (22 October 2005 - 15 December 2005)
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* [[User:Hyarion/Reviews/Ringers: Lord of the Fans|Hyarion's Review of ''Ringers: Lord of the fans'']] (15 December 2005 - 5 February 2006)
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* [[User:Hyarion/Opinion_of_TheOneRing.net|Hyarion's Opinion of TheOneRing.net]] (5 February 2006 - 24 February 2006)
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* [[:Category:Images_by_J.R.R._Tolkien|Images by J.R.R. Tolkien]] (24 February 2006 - 12 March 2006)
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* [[:Category:Calendars|J.R.R. Tolkien Calendars]] (12 March 2006 - 26 March 2006)
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* [[User:Hyarion/Reviews/A_Collector's_Guide_to_the_works_of_J.R.R._Tolkien/Volume_1:_Calendars|A Collector's Guide to the works of J.R.R. Tolkien: Volume 1: Calendars]] (26 March 2006 - 13 April 2006)
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* [[Chamber_of_Mazarbul]] (13 April 2006 - 27 April 2006)
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* [[Tolkien Google logo petition]] (27 April 2006 - 29 May 2006)
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* [[Fraud of the Rings]] (29 May 2006 - 28 June 2006)
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* [[User:Ardamir/Essays/Entwives|The Great Search]] (28 June 2006 - 24 July 2006)
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* [[Comic-Con 2006]] (24 July 2006 - 21 September 2006)
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* [[The Children of Húrin]] (21 September 2006 - 1 June 2008)
  
* '''Agree'''. It is an impressive article for a weapon, with complete  information, both from inside and outside the imaginary world, which gives the reader a more complete image. Great references section! The pleasant writing style is on the plus side as well. ~~ [[User:Þelma|Þelma]] 15:55, 28 June 2008 (EDT)
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==[[Aragorn|Aragorn II]]==
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'''1 June 2008 - 9 April 2009'''
  
* '''Agree'''. It is well cited. For that alone goes my vote. ~~ nikolet 03:33, 8 July 2008 (EDT)
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:This is a historic moment on the TG Wiki.  It's my honor to nominate [[Aragorn|Aragorn II]] for featured status.  We probably need to clearly state what the rules are for this procedure.  I assume that it will be similar to other Wikis, with in place voting over some reasonable time period.  Hyarion, help us out here. --[[User:Theoden1|Theoden1]] 19:06, 12 May 2008 (EDT)
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* I '''agree''', this would make a great Featured Article, it has multiple images from multiple reputable artists, sound bytes, detailed history, both in the legendarium as well as portrayal in the film adaptations.--[[User:Quidon88|Quidon88]] 22:33, 12 May 2008 (EDT)
  
* '''Agree'''. I am astounded by this article's consistence and reference. Such excellence deserves to be featured.--[[User:Ingwe|Ingwe]]
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* I '''agree''' too. But "Personality" and "Portrayal in adaptations" need some work. I'll do Portrayal. -- [[User:Ederchil|Ederchil]] 03:27, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
  
* '''Agree'''. Great article presenting all the facts and assumptions about the sword. A very thorough and nevertheless entertaining article. --[[User:Eldarion Telcontar|Eldarion Telcontar]] 18:59, 12 November 2009 (UTC)
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* I '''agree'''. I don't see why not. -- [[User:Borondir|Borondir]] 22:00, 28 May 2008 (EDT)
  
* '''Agree'''. Exellent article seperating facts and assumptions about the sword and presenting it in very fine detail.--[[User:Galdor of the Trees|Galdor of the Trees]] 18:03, 5 December 2009 (UTC)
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* I '''agree'''. I think it is a wonderful article and should be the featured article because it was made accurately and with much thought. Not only that but who better to have the featured article on than the King of Gondor and Arnor.--[[User:High King Fingolfin|High King Fingolfin]] 7:14, 31 May 2008 (EDT)
  
*'''Agree'''. Huge amounts of images, sources, refrences, and information. This deserves to be FA material.--[[User:Galdor of the Havens|Galdor of the Havens]] 18:07, 5 December 2009 (UTC)
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* I '''agree'''. I'm still not sold on the quality of it, as it still needs a lot of improvement. However it is about time for a new FA and Aragorn II is certainly one of our better ones. --[[User:Hyarion|Hyarion]] 03:05, 1 June 2008 (EDT)
  
 
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==[[Witch-king|Witch-king of Angmar]]==
==[[Witch-king]] of [[Angmar]]-- ''Successful Election''==
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'''9 April 2009 - 6 December 2009'''
 
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:This article was brought to my attention, and it turned out to be surprisingly strong.  It has good segmentation, well-illustrated, good references, with a strong section on portrayals.  It would make a very strong addition to our new '''FA''' collection.--[[User:Theoden1|Theoden1]] 19:43, 4 June 2008 (EDT)
This article was brought to my attention, and it turned out to be surprisingly strong.  It has good segmentation, well-illustrated, good references, with a strong section on portrayals.  It would make a very strong addition to our new '''FA''' collection.--[[User:Theoden1|Theoden1]] 19:43, 4 June 2008 (EDT)
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* I whole-heartedly '''agree'''. This is a very long article which buckets of information and I think really shows us our ability to make long, detailed, accurate and engaging articles. --{{User:Mith/sig}} 11:50, 24 June 2008 (EDT)
 
* I whole-heartedly '''agree'''. This is a very long article which buckets of information and I think really shows us our ability to make long, detailed, accurate and engaging articles. --{{User:Mith/sig}} 11:50, 24 June 2008 (EDT)
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* '''Agree'''. I do think that this article is very well made because it is very well constructed. Also, even though it is a plethora of information it is well ordered. Overall it is a wonderful choice for the featured article.--[[User:High King Fingolfin|High King Fingolfin]] 8:25, 12 July 2008 (EDT)
 
* '''Agree'''. I do think that this article is very well made because it is very well constructed. Also, even though it is a plethora of information it is well ordered. Overall it is a wonderful choice for the featured article.--[[User:High King Fingolfin|High King Fingolfin]] 8:25, 12 July 2008 (EDT)
  
==[[Aragorn|Aragorn II]]-- ''Successful Election''==
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==[[Glamdring]]==
This is a historic moment on the TG Wiki.  It's my honor to nominate [[Aragorn|Aragorn II]] for featured status. We probably need to clearly state what the rules are for this procedure. I assume that it will be similar to other Wikis, with in place voting over some reasonable time period. Hyarion, help us out here. --[[User:Theoden1|Theoden1]] 19:06, 12 May 2008 (EDT)
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'''6 December 2009 - 28 February 2011'''
* I '''agree''', this would make a great Featured Article, it has multiple images from multiple reputable artists, sound bytes, detailed history, both in the legendarium as well as portrayal in the film adaptations.--[[User:Quidon88|Quidon88]] 22:33, 12 May 2008 (EDT)
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:I know it's scandalous, ego-pleasing self promotion, but I personally think my <s>preci...</s> Glamdring article would make a great Featured Article. -- [[User:Ederchil|Ederchil]] 16:13, 29 May 2008 (EDT)
  
* I '''agree''' too. But "Personality" and "Portrayal in adaptations" need some work. I'll do Portrayal. -- [[User:Ederchil|Ederchil]] 03:27, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
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* '''Agree'''. It is an impressive article for a weapon, with complete  information, both from inside and outside the imaginary world, which gives the reader a more complete image. Great references section! The pleasant writing style is on the plus side as well. ~~ [[User:Þelma|Þelma]] 15:55, 28 June 2008 (EDT)
  
* I '''agree'''. I don't see why not. -- [[User:Borondir|Borondir]] 22:00, 28 May 2008 (EDT)
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* '''Agree'''. It is well cited. For that alone goes my vote. ~~ nikolet 03:33, 8 July 2008 (EDT)
  
* I '''agree'''. I think it is a wonderful article and should be the featured article because it was made accurately and with much thought. Not only that but who better to have the featured article on than the King of Gondor and Arnor.--[[User:High King Fingolfin|High King Fingolfin]] 7:14, 31 May 2008 (EDT)
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* '''Agree'''. I am astounded by this article's consistence and reference. Such excellence deserves to be featured.--[[User:Ingwe|Ingwe]]
  
* I '''agree'''. I'm still not sold on the quality of it, as it still needs a lot of improvement. However it is about time for a new FA and Aragorn II is certainly one of our better ones. --[[User:Hyarion|Hyarion]] 03:05, 1 June 2008 (EDT)
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* '''Agree'''. Great article presenting all the facts and assumptions about the sword. A very thorough and nevertheless entertaining article. --[[User:Eldarion Telcontar|Eldarion Telcontar]] 18:59, 12 November 2009 (UTC)
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* '''Agree'''. Exellent article seperating facts and assumptions about the sword and presenting it in very fine detail.--[[User:Galdor of the Trees|Galdor of the Trees]] 18:03, 5 December 2009 (UTC)
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*'''Agree'''. Huge amounts of images, sources, refrences, and information. This deserves to be FA material.--[[User:Galdor of the Havens|Galdor of the Havens]] 18:07, 5 December 2009 (UTC)
  
==[[Eriador]]-- ''Successful Election''==
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==[[Eriador]]==
Don't need to say much about [[Eriador]], perfect example of good article. --[[User:Morgan|Morgan]] 21:17, 2 January 2011 (UTC)
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'''28 February 2011 - present'''
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:Don't need to say much about [[Eriador]], perfect example of good article. --[[User:Morgan|Morgan]] 21:17, 2 January 2011 (UTC)
 
*'''Agree''' - Because it's just so awesome. --{{User:KingAragorn/sig}} 21:22, 2 January 2011 (UTC)
 
*'''Agree''' - Because it's just so awesome. --{{User:KingAragorn/sig}} 21:22, 2 January 2011 (UTC)
 
*'''Agree''' - Contains all that's important. Very well referenced. -- [[User:Eldarion Telcontar|Eldarion Telcontar]] 21:51, 2 January 2011 (UTC)
 
*'''Agree''' - Contains all that's important. Very well referenced. -- [[User:Eldarion Telcontar|Eldarion Telcontar]] 21:51, 2 January 2011 (UTC)

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Non-elected

Aragorn II

1 June 2008 - 9 April 2009

This is a historic moment on the TG Wiki. It's my honor to nominate Aragorn II for featured status. We probably need to clearly state what the rules are for this procedure. I assume that it will be similar to other Wikis, with in place voting over some reasonable time period. Hyarion, help us out here. --Theoden1 19:06, 12 May 2008 (EDT)
  • I agree, this would make a great Featured Article, it has multiple images from multiple reputable artists, sound bytes, detailed history, both in the legendarium as well as portrayal in the film adaptations.--Quidon88 22:33, 12 May 2008 (EDT)
  • I agree too. But "Personality" and "Portrayal in adaptations" need some work. I'll do Portrayal. -- Ederchil 03:27, 13 May 2008 (EDT)
  • I agree. I don't see why not. -- Borondir 22:00, 28 May 2008 (EDT)
  • I agree. I think it is a wonderful article and should be the featured article because it was made accurately and with much thought. Not only that but who better to have the featured article on than the King of Gondor and Arnor.--High King Fingolfin 7:14, 31 May 2008 (EDT)
  • I agree. I'm still not sold on the quality of it, as it still needs a lot of improvement. However it is about time for a new FA and Aragorn II is certainly one of our better ones. --Hyarion 03:05, 1 June 2008 (EDT)

Witch-king of Angmar

9 April 2009 - 6 December 2009

This article was brought to my attention, and it turned out to be surprisingly strong. It has good segmentation, well-illustrated, good references, with a strong section on portrayals. It would make a very strong addition to our new FA collection.--Theoden1 19:43, 4 June 2008 (EDT)
  • I whole-heartedly agree. This is a very long article which buckets of information and I think really shows us our ability to make long, detailed, accurate and engaging articles. --Mith (Talk/Contribs/Edits) 11:50, 24 June 2008 (EDT)
  • Agree. I go along with both of you and think that it would be a perfect "Featured Article" due to its richment of details, good illustration and good style. -- Eldarion Telcontar 05:19, 25 June 2008 (EDT)
  • Agree. I think more people should read it and as the "Featured Article" many would do it. loved to read it. -- Bombur Ironfoot 15:04; 27 June 2008 (EDT)
  • Agree, though about everything I want to say about it has been said already, I chose this one over Gandalf because as has been stated, that article has already been a featured article.--Quidon88 13:11, 11 July 2008 (EDT)
  • Agree. I do think that this article is very well made because it is very well constructed. Also, even though it is a plethora of information it is well ordered. Overall it is a wonderful choice for the featured article.--High King Fingolfin 8:25, 12 July 2008 (EDT)

Glamdring

6 December 2009 - 28 February 2011

I know it's scandalous, ego-pleasing self promotion, but I personally think my preci... Glamdring article would make a great Featured Article. -- Ederchil 16:13, 29 May 2008 (EDT)
  • Agree. It is an impressive article for a weapon, with complete information, both from inside and outside the imaginary world, which gives the reader a more complete image. Great references section! The pleasant writing style is on the plus side as well. ~~ Þelma 15:55, 28 June 2008 (EDT)
  • Agree. It is well cited. For that alone goes my vote. ~~ nikolet 03:33, 8 July 2008 (EDT)
  • Agree. I am astounded by this article's consistence and reference. Such excellence deserves to be featured.--Ingwe
  • Agree. Great article presenting all the facts and assumptions about the sword. A very thorough and nevertheless entertaining article. --Eldarion Telcontar 18:59, 12 November 2009 (UTC)
  • Agree. Exellent article seperating facts and assumptions about the sword and presenting it in very fine detail.--Galdor of the Trees 18:03, 5 December 2009 (UTC)
  • Agree. Huge amounts of images, sources, refrences, and information. This deserves to be FA material.--Galdor of the Havens 18:07, 5 December 2009 (UTC)

Eriador

28 February 2011 - present

Don't need to say much about Eriador, perfect example of good article. --Morgan 21:17, 2 January 2011 (UTC)