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Sup dudes, first post.

I really dislike the spider web of cables on the back of my desk thats clearly visible through the glass. I would like to hide them somehow or at least reduce all that mess to one shaft of cables or something like that.

I've tried to tackle the situation twice now and give up but it seems impossible. Do I just grab all the cables and zip tie them? My speakers are being a huge problem because theres a cable that runs across that connects both of them and the rest go vertically.
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I use zip ties and ziptie mounts (can get them at home depot super cheap). It allows you to mount the cables to any surface you want, making it easy to mount them to the bottom of a desk.
 
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I recently bought some Velcro strips from Office Max. Hold cables just as good as zip ties and no cutters required to take them off. I believe I got these ones:
http://www.officemax.com/office-supp...oduct-ARS24288

They're actually working out pretty well. I bundled the chords that were all starting and ending in roughly the same place and started to fix the slack into loops. I do highly recommend the linked velcro strips...
 
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