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Old 08-04-2009, 12:58 PM   #7
Steve Rindsberg
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Originally Posted by Mike View Post
I don't find it much of a chore. There's an automatic reminder set up in iCal at two-monthly intervals. I then unplug the MacBook and generally leave it running overnight. In the morning I worry a bit as to why it's dead before remembering that it needs to power plugged in - so it does mean I loose a couple in minute's of work will I fish the power cord out from behind the desk because I forgot to secure it with a paper weight.
Bulldog clips. Those black spring metal things with silver-colored handles that're normally used to clip together lots of paper.

The jumbo ones are great for securing cables to the back of worktables; you can leave enough slack to adjust cable length but not let the thing fall behind the desk.

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