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This forum is a place for new members to introduce themselves, and to ask questions about how Talking Point works. It contains Help videos and other technical tips.

  1. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: A quick note re. spammers please read!

    All busy online forums have to deal with spammers from time to time (people who send unsolicited messages with the aim of promoting their goods or services with forum users). For the vast majority of the time, our moderating team ban spammers before they get to do anything on Talking Point...

    Started by KatherineW‎, 17-06-2011 06:08 PM
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  2. Lightbulb Sticky Thread Sticky: Talking Point Help Videos

    We have recently made four short films, which explain how to register on Talking Point, and give an overview of the forum's main features. The films are: How to register on Talking Point Key features of Talking Point How to post a message on Talking Point

    Started by KatherineW‎, 04-04-2012 06:18 PM
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    04-04-2012, 06:39 PM
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  3. Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: Making it easier to add images and files to posts on Talking Point

    Several of you have reported that you have found it quite complicated to attach a picture (or other file) to a post on Talking Point. Im happy to say that weve done some work on this function, to make it more straightforward to use. From now on, the process for attaching a file to a post on...

    Started by KatherineW‎, 01-11-2012 03:18 PM
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  4. Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: New to Talking Point? Welcome, Safety, Abbreviations

    If you’ve just joined Talking Point – welcome. :) If you're trying to find your feet, here are some tips: Why not read our post about finding your way around Talking Point. Whether you’ve found Talking Point recently or you’ve been with us for a while, you will probably find the following...

    Started by KatherineW‎, 31-08-2010 11:39 AM
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  5. Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: Talking Point survey 2013 - the results are in!

    The latest Talking Point user survey results are in, and they can be viewed here. 693 people completed the survey, which is a brilliant response. Many thanks to all who took the time to share your views. :) For those who don't want to read the whole document, a few key findings are: 90%...

    Started by KatherineW‎, 28-01-2014 11:19 AM
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  6. Question Sticky Thread Sticky: Would you like to help facilitate sessions in the Talking Point chat room?

    Hi everyone, Many of you will hopefully be aware of the TP chat room by now. Over recent weeks, we've run sessions on a number of topics, including: - peer support sessions for people with dementia - carers' self-care - coping with sleep problems - a Q&A sessions with two of our Helpline...

    Started by KatherineW‎, 21-03-2014 03:51 PM
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  7. Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: A new face on the Talking Point team!

    Hi everyone, I'm delighted to let you all know that we have a new face on the Talking Point staff team! HarrietD has joined us, as our new Online Community Assistant. Harriet will be working alongside Serena and I, and our two fantastic teams of volunteers, to make sure that Talking Point...

    Started by KatherineW‎, 23-05-2014 02:29 PM
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    23-05-2014, 02:30 PM
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  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: Guide to using Talking Point

    Hi everyone, We've produced a quick guide explaining how to use Talking Point, with tips on: Logging in to Talking Point Starting a discussion Posting a response Checking messages Searching for discussions on a specific topic

    Started by SerenaS‎, 27-06-2014 02:46 PM
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  9. Lightbulb Sticky Thread Sticky: Upcoming chat room sessions

    Many thanks to those of you who joined in or visited our new chat room this week: it was great to see people taking an interest. :) The schedule of live chat sessions for the next few weeks is below, and we’ll post reminders ahead of each one. The dementia-themed sessions will provide an...

    Started by KatherineW‎, 24-01-2014 04:10 PM
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  10. Sticky Thread Sticky: Recommended thread Welcome New Members - Introduce yourself here

    If you are a new member, welcome to Talking Point (also known as TP). :) This is your place to say Hello to other members, and tell us a little bit about yourself - for example, about your connection to dementia and your reasons for joining. ** If you'd like to start your own discussion...

    Started by KatherineW‎, 22-07-2013 08:09 AM
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  1. Messages losts due to login problem

    Here is the problem, hopefully a solution will follow. I have noticed that when you first access the board from the links that are forwarded by email, that there is no immediate request to log in. It is also not obvious how to login via this first page. So after accessing the forum via the...

    Started by Charlie‎, 30-05-2003 10:44 AM
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    25-10-2003, 05:05 PM
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  2. Moved: keeping occupied

    Started by Bill‎, 13-11-2007 10:18 AM
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    01-12-2003, 10:42 AM
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  3. Angry Message Length

    Can anyone tell me why my messages are limited to 1000 words yet some of the replies on the forums go on for very much more than this? Peter

    Started by Peter‎, 02-02-2004 08:49 PM
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    03-02-2004, 09:45 AM
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  4. Moved: Ibixa again!

    Started by Jennie Leech‎, 13-11-2007 10:18 AM
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    16-02-2004, 05:22 PM
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  5. Private messages

    Hi, I have just a couple of points about Private Messages. I've noticed that when I receive an email telling me that I have a private message, the URL/link that is generated for me to click on runs on into the rest of the email, like this:...

    Started by kareng‎, 22-03-2004 06:51 PM
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    23-03-2004, 09:44 AM
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  6. fOLDERS

    Hi, I need help. How do I access my folders. I believe I have 3 messages, but have no idea how to retrieve them. As I have said I am very new to computers. Will log on again tomorrow. Thanks. Connie

    Started by connie‎, 24-03-2004 10:13 PM
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    25-03-2004, 09:53 AM
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  7. not being logged in

    Hi All, I used to be logged in automatically when i visited the forum but now i have to log in every time , any advice on where i'm going wrong would be appreciated, thanks Helen

    Started by Helen_old‎, 20-03-2004 11:42 AM
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    27-03-2004, 02:46 AM
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  8. Moved: Forgetful Father

    Started by bernier‎, 13-11-2007 10:18 AM
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    12-04-2004, 11:25 AM
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  9. Moved: Newbie needs info

    Started by Star‎, 13-11-2007 10:18 AM
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    08-05-2004, 08:11 PM
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  10. Alzheimer's Talking Point hosts

    Brucie has kindly agreed to be a host for Talking Point. I'm sure you will all join me in thanking him for the time he gives to this discussion forum. Members of Talking Point will feel that they know Bruce well already, but in case you don't ... Bruce has been married to Jan for 36 years. He...

    Started by Nada‎, 19-05-2004 12:15 PM
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    19-05-2004, 06:02 PM
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  11. Moved: Is there no return?

    Started by Sotos‎, 13-11-2007 10:18 AM
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    22-05-2004, 10:04 PM
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  12. Moved: Respite Care/Taking a break

    Started by Gee‎, 13-11-2007 10:18 AM
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    23-06-2004, 01:19 PM
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  13. Moved: what do i do now

    Started by trish‎, 13-11-2007 10:18 AM
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    10-07-2004, 09:30 AM
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  14. Moved: feeling unable to cope sometimes

    Started by Amanda‎, 13-11-2007 10:18 AM
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    13-07-2004, 10:26 AM
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  15. Question viewing posts

    Dear Nada, Is it possible to view all messages posted on a particular date (rather than just 'new posts')? Thanks for your help. Carmen

    Started by Nutty Nan‎, 17-07-2004 08:17 AM
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    19-07-2004, 09:45 AM
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  16. Private message alerts - error messages

    Some members have contacted me about getting error messages when they try to access their private messages from the email alert. There is an error with the software at this end. Although the link is correct, there is no space at the end, so the link picks up text from the message as well. ...

    Started by Nada‎, 16-08-2004 11:57 AM
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    16-08-2004, 11:57 AM
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  17. 'icons'

    Please what is the envelope on the left of a message with a little black spot on it? It looks a bit like a camera. I cant find it at the bottom of the page in the list. Also what ahs happened to the academic forum I was sure that there was a thread on there about AD masking other illnesses...

    Started by egg‎, 27-08-2004 09:48 AM
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    27-08-2004, 11:42 PM
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  18. Personal details - please be careful!

    Dear Alzheimer's Talking Point members We want Alzheimer's Talking Point to be a safe and welcoming place to post messages. We would ask you all NOT to give out any contact details on the main forum. This is an open forum which can be read by anyone with internet access across the world. ...

    Started by Nada‎, 16-08-2004 11:51 AM
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    31-08-2004, 05:10 PM
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  19. Bali Photos

    Dear Nada and Brucie, I've got the photos back - NOW WHAT DO I DO? Jude

    Started by Jude‎, 27-07-2004 07:47 PM
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    12-09-2004, 11:18 PM
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  20. Posts disappearing

    A couple of times I have noticed that complete posts seem to have disappeared (not mine though). Am I just losing them, or does this happen for a reason?

    Started by Katy44‎, 11-11-2004 03:24 PM
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  21. Search facility Thanks Nada

    Thank you Nada for highlighting the SEARCH facility recently. I found a thread about 'not eating & drinking' that was so right for me today - maybe others dont know of SEARCH either???? or am I alone !!!!!!! Using older threads in htis way in much better as helps the list of threads keep on...

    Started by Chris‎, 16-11-2004 07:49 PM
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  22. Using word to spell-check your thread.

    In word type your thread. Type what you want to say, High-light the text, then Hold down the Ctrl button (bottom left of your keyboard) Then press c Now go to the message page, as if you were going to type your message again but instead hold down the Ctrl button then press v The text from...

    Started by Anne54‎, 08-12-2004 09:14 PM
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  23. Group memberships ????

    In the members profile page - what does the box for Group Memberships mean please? Seems no one is a member of any these !!! Thanks Chris

    Started by Chris‎, 29-01-2005 11:30 PM
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    30-01-2005, 05:18 PM
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  24. Question IMG code

    I have img code 'off' on my page - can anyone tell me how I get this on? I am having difficulty viewing pictures and wondered if this had anything to do with it? Bruce has already tried to help me out with this problem but I must still be doing something wrong. The problem only started recently...

    Started by Izzy‎, 29-01-2005 04:03 PM
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  25. Moved: HI everyone

    Started by allylee‎, 13-11-2007 10:18 AM
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    01-03-2005, 07:07 AM
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