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I'm trying to find some sort of physical product that would either go on the top or the side of an lcd monitor and give me space to tape/push-pin/post it note things for myself.

In my head I am picturing an extra space above your monitor 6 inches tall that lets you tape/push pin things up in front of you.

For random notes and things I want to keep track of, having them on the top/side of my monitor would keep the space on my desk itself clear, and they would be closer to my field of vision.

Does something like this exist? Do I need to rig up something myself?

EDIT

This is the closest thing I can find so far http://www.unplggd.com/unplggd/diy-project/reverse-engineer-how-to-feel-up-your-monitor-048251

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bluetac? or do you mean actually on your windows desktop? –  Charles Gargent Apr 13 '10 at 20:19

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Are you looking for a Document Holder?

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That's along the lines of what I want, but I'd prefer something that I could use pushpins with. Currently I have a large board behind me I use to keep track of random tasks/thoughts by pinning up scraps of paper. When I am working on them or they need to be done right away I'd like to move them to a smaller board right next to my monitor. –  Bela Apr 13 '10 at 20:43

Make it! Get a scrap of the pink insulation foam so beloved of modelers, mount it to something, cover it with felt, and you are good.

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It's thick so you could probably have it freestanding, or get something to hold it in place. Personally, I prefer a whiteboard and magnets though.

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