For many of us, there are more plug-in ports on a power strip, surge protector or socket adapter than we can actually use. Don’t misunderstand: we need them all, but because the devices we plug in have larger adapter ends we simply can’t fit them all into the sockets. We puzzle over how to arrange our plugs so that we can get as many devices as possible but there are always those irksome cases where we simply are unable to configure them for full use.

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This socket squid may not be the most elegant of solutions but it certainly works. The flexibility, as demonstrated above, allows you to plug in a variety of devices that simply would not fit into a normal bunched-together power strip configuration. Whether or not you approve of the aesthetic, however, is something only you can decide.