Creating forms in SharePoint without InfoPath or IFS

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I am not a developer, I have limited to access to SharePoint ( I can create new site, custom lists and things like that). We do not have MS InfoPath , FrontPage, SharePoint Designer or Forms Server. When I try to create a custom form under Site Settings, I get the pop up error that says I need INfoPath to create forms.

I have been tasked to create a simple form, with about ten fields, some single line text, some multi line( some mandatory and some optional), and a repeating region that allows the user to add as many attachments as they like. My manager also wants an alert everytime someone completes that form and submits it. I have tried creating a new site with a Custom List, the only problem with that is I can only provide my user a link to the page that requires them to click on "New Item" to see the "form". I need something where I can provide users with a direct link to the form itself, is there anyway I can do that, given the limitations I have.  Is there an open source tool/ template that I can use, I am pretty sure I will not be able to get them to purchase anything for this.
Teamsite_NoobAsked:
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GreatGermConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I'll break down that URL for you:

http://share.client.com/personal/name/form/Lists/Quiz/NewForm.aspx
Actual page. This is all you really need to send.

?RootFolder=%2Fpersonal%2Fname%2Fform%2FLists%2FQuiz&ContentTypeId=0x01000AE030657DD1F747AA97C8B25A14ADF3
Sets the root folder which really isn't used for most things.

&Source=http%3A%2F%2Fshare%2Eclient%2Ecom%2Fpersonal%2Fname%2Fform%2FLists%2FQuiz%2FAllItems%2Easpx
Sets where the user will be redirected after form completion or cancellation.  If this isn't provided then the user will be sent to the default view of the list.
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GreatGermCommented:
You can use SharePoint designer if you want to have true customization.  It's free now:http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=baa3ad86-bfc1-4bd4-9812-d9e710d44f42

For what you have now you can just link directly to the /lists/listname/NewItem.aspx page.
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GreatGermCommented:
Teamsite_Noob, do you have any more questions on this topic? If not then please mark as accepted so others know they can benefit from the discussion.
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Teamsite_NoobAuthor Commented:
Well, I cant install SharePoint designer on my computer since we are NOT allowed to..( I know its stupid but yea that is the situation). I am still trying to figure how I can do decent forms without Sharepoint or Forms Server. Thanks for the help though, I'd like to see if there is another way of doing these things...
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GreatGermCommented:
What are you stuck on right now?  If it's the ability to link directly to the form then you can just like to the newitem.aspx page itself in your navigation.
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Teamsite_NoobAuthor Commented:
But is that the URL I give out to my Business users..its really long and annoying..how can I make that URL a little more userfriendly say. The URL currently looks like this

http://share.client.com/personal/name/form/Lists/Quiz/NewForm.aspx?RootFolder=%2Fpersonal%2Fname%2Fform%2FLists%2FQuiz&ContentTypeId=0x01000AE030657DD1F747AA97C8B25A14ADF3&Source=http%3A%2F%2Fshare%2Eclient%2Ecom%2Fpersonal%2Fname%2Fform%2FLists%2FQuiz%2FAllItems%2Easpx

I want this to be a link on one of the other sharepoint sites..not the site the form is built on..
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Teamsite_NoobAuthor Commented:
and also be able to send out a reasonably decent URL in emails when directing them to this page.
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GreatGermCommented:
Teamsite_Noob, do you have any more questions on this topic? If not then please mark as accepted so others know they can benefit from the discussion.
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