"On Top Of Spaghetti" is not only the title of a children's song, but is, I'd bet, an apt description for the cables and wires so many of you have in your home office.
And, if you are reading this, it is a fair bet that your VoIP Ethernet cable constitutes at least one of those spaghetti strands.
like luvv pasta, but not underneath my desk. Not even to the side, both of which are within easy reach of Josie, Office Kitty.
Slashyslashy (a Slashdot member, not a Grade B horror flick) asks plaintively:
"At first I had only a PC and a printer. Now the home network setup has grown to consist of many units: linksys router, ASDL modem, Vonage VOIP terminal, linksys NSLU2 network storage device, and couple of external harddrives. Powering all these units is done with three Belkin 6-Outlet Surge Protectors all connected to 1 wall outlet. Currently all of these units are stacked under the table, causing their wires and cables criss-cross each other. Troubleshooting any single unit is a mess. How do other Slashdot readers organize their home computer gear? Any ideas on cheap solutions ($100) to manage this clutter?"
Oh, and the answers! Piling up by the oodles. Read 'em, come back here and TalkBack what your solution is!