When you have been cruising a very long time and all your credit cards have expired a whole new game
It is a rather old game
called FETCH. But it is infininty more complicated.
Fetch involves getting money
and goods from point A to point B.
90% of your cruising time becomes occupied with proofs that you are really you!
Found an item on Ebay? Great. But how do you get it paid for and shipped to a remote
island in the Pacific at a rate you can afford quickly?
Ebay wont let you pay for it with an expired credit card.
Paypal wont allow you to log in from Philippines
Until you pass 20 question test on international call. Have you ever lived on one of the following streets Wisconsin, Park, Summit, or none of the above. If you fail these questions you can retake test in 24 hours.
Shippers will not allow you to send to an address not on your credit card
Virtual credit card wont accept money
without seeing you in person
You go to Globe central office a days travel away and learn one and only one person trained to confirm identity and wont be back for two days. Three hour wait in line!
Freight forwarder demands $2 direct deposit in BDO bank a days travel away for Loyalty Card
BDO demands $1 fee for making deposit
Pretending your new virtual credit card is freight forwarder address okay! But PayPal demands you supply secret code they send to virtual credit card statement you will never see
Meanwhile computer is updating Windows 10 so far has consumed 7 gigabytes of bandwidth which are purchased 500 mg at a time. 15 updates! You are hung on two updates that are huge and restart every tine you log on.
bandwidth requires trip to town and most stores sell only small amounts. Who in the world needs gigabytes?
Windows update consumes house bank battery
charge and has wasted days and days
PayPal places hold on bank transfer and implementing eCheck to provide customers with security
and so add one week delay
apart and damper plate needed to safely move vessel away as Super Typhoon approaching Philippines
Your bank demands password change and you now have different passwords for:
Bank, ebay, paypal, freight forwarder, cell phone
network to computer, computer password, cell phone
carrier password, virtual credit card,
Oh... Did I mention you already physically checked every supplier in Philippines for damper plates with 26 splines?