Any good reminder application to remind a forgetful person

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  1. Wai_Wai

    Wai_Wai Registered Member

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    Any good reminder application to remind a forgetful person

    Previously I used to use VirtuaReminder.
    But the reminders keep missing recently for no reason, so I have to switch to another application.

    Does anyone know if there's a good reminder application?
    It doesn't matter if I need pay for the application, as long as it is good! :D

    My criteria:
    - when the reminder is triggerred, I can choose among "sound", "pop-up", "falshing", and a combination. I prefer "sound + pop-up" personlly
    - the reminder can be triggered in the following ways:
    -- when the computer starts
    -- at a regular time (eg once per month)
    -- at more than 1 time period (eg triggered on 3rd Mar, 15th Apr, 25th Apr!)
    - when it is triggered, have the ability to postpone the reminder (eg tell the reminder to re-trigger 30mins later)
    - It has to trigger reminder correctly (I tried some applications previously which are faulty - eg if I log-on my computer at 5:00pm. There're 2 reminders at 2:00pm & 3:00pm. It only triggerred one)

    - have the ability to copy reminders
    - have the ability to import/export the reminder database

    Thank you!
     
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    Just have a quick look.

    It seems the application is quite simple. Due to the existence of freeware, it seems this application doesn't justify for its price. Anyway, it's just my first impression & comment, so it might be wrong.

    Anyway, thanks for your response.
     
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    Tie a string around your finger. That's not all that expensive. :D

    Sorry, no real help, I know.
     
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    The problem is that you may not remember why you have a tie string around your finger.:D :p
     
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    :rolleyes:

    Seriously, though, the reminder functions in the MS Outlook calendar do well enough for me and I believe can do MOST of what the OP asks for. Hence, I'm just not up to speed on good reminder programs.

    HOWEVER, SWMBO uses Incredimail (Outlook isn't keeyute enough for her:-*):cautious: and I'm interested to see what folks can recommend for Wai Wai since she needs a reminder program also.
     
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    Maybe not good enough, but do have a look at RICOlmer. :cool:

    Edit: Another one, but not free: xReminder Pro
     
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    Hmmm. Not bad for $20 and it boasts an impressive list of awards. I will take a closer look at this one.
    Thanks !
     
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    My pleasure crofttk.
    Have fun with the trial. ;)
     
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    Cheaper alternative is to have a notebook...write all out there..:D ;) you won't forget anything unless you forgot that you have a reminder in that notebook. :cool:
    So that you can use your pc for other things rather than making an additional task on it just reminding you..:D :D

    Or better yet have a cellphone or PDA with scheduler, you can bring it anywhere.. :cautious: :cool:
     
  11. bigbuck

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    A foolproof method....:D
     

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    Notebook... a reminder which you always forget! :cool:

    I would like to add a Palm or PDA or PPC.
    However I just don't know which one I should choose.
    They all look the same! :oops:
     
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    bigbuck, you naughty! :D

    Anyway, it's not a foolproof method since I personally could not see the reminder myself.
    You have stuck in the wrong direction.

    And how could I do if I have tons of things to remember.
    No one will have a chance to see my face anymore!
     
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    I am not a medical practioner or licensed therapist or something like that, but another suggestions was to have more sleep and take your vitamin/minerals for the brain...:rolleyes: .. like B-Complex. ;) I think it helps the mind not to be forgetful.
    :cool:
     
  15. ErikAlbert

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    Also chocolate is good for the brain, especially Belgian chocolate, the very best in the world. :)
     
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    Aaaaah ! Je bent juist, meneer ! Maar dat is juist alleen maar voor donkere chocolade !
     
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    I don't know if it will do all that you're looking for, but Rainlender has pop up reminders in additon to a to-do list that sits on your desktop. Just double click on the day that you want the reminder and fill in the info.
     
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