Online banking is supposed to be about convenience, but it only reminds me of the fuel shortage problems the Japanese faced during World War II.

Because Japanese petroleum stocks were so scarce, jet planes were pulled to the end of the runway by mules so they would not waste gas by taxiing to the takeoff point.

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