Arggh, weakness of reminder for every Task recurrence

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In Outlook (desktop, v. 365/2016) I create a task for recurring items with Control-shift-K for next Tuesday.
I go alt-M for a reminder at some time, let's say at 11:45 A.M. next Tuesday.
I create recurrence (alt-H,E), daily, no end date.

Now if I am not mistaken, when the reminder is dismissed, you no longer have a reminder. But I want a reminder for each recurrence. 15 minutes before each, in fact. And if I dismiss one, there should be a new one tomorrow. But it appears that when you hit dismiss, the reminder is purged from the item, right? Surely they didn't leave that remedial item out? (BTW I've already extensively analyzed repeated daily snoozes and it fails in several respects)

I read Recurring Tasks don’t remind me again after the first occurrence - MSOutlook.info suggesting "mark as complete". Couple of problems, though: I now have a "crossed out item" which is confusing since it's still alive in the future; I have to remember to never ever dismiss, only right click it; but more than that, if I have a daily recurrence, and if I had a reminder at 11:45 A.M. on Tuesday that I marked complete, would it actually even know that 11:45 Wednesday is the next one? Or would it undesirably add 24 hours to the time of "mark complete"? (And on testing, not only is the reminder now unchecked, but recurrence is grayed out too.) (BTW How to Create Repeating Outlook Tasks and Reminders seems to be a nearly identical article)

Thank you for all you do here - so generous and awesome. Sorry that their ineptness makes me so furious. I initially composed an extensive explanation of the insane amount of work it seems to workaround, and why the feature is needed, and how a defective chimpanzee could program it correctly; but I pared it down to throwing up this prayer that there actually IS the capability, even famously buried by the interface geniuses...

...Or maybe I just need to accept that Tasks are too spazzed, but Appointments handle it properly? If I must go VBA I can, noting your "Send an email when an Appointment reminder fires" Send an Email When a Reminder Fires . That is an extremely well done, thorough article, though I'm grashing teeth that it was even needed.
 
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