I was wondering the same thing today. Suggest you email the people at ning and bitch about it. If enough people bug them they may change it back. I used to be able to set the number of slides in the slide show as moderator but they seemed to have removed that feature and limit it to 10.
Your report message ended up going to me, but i forwarded it on to ning. They changed a number of things recently. It used to be the 'report an issue' messages went directly to them, but they seem to just come to me now.
I do feel the same way you do. having a reasonable number of images in the default slide show is important for an art site like ours, and 10 is not enough.
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