Oh come on, you can make it you say, while the taut monitor cable stretches, as you try to plug it into your computer. Suddenly, your new monitor flies off the desk and into pieces. You should have used a Belkin Pro Series Monitor Extension Cable, and saved your monitor and yourself. Extends the length of an existing Super VGA monitor cable with high-density DB15 connectors. Featuring 24K gold plated corrosion-proof connectors for maximum conductivity.