When is a deadline not a deadline?

Photo credit: DAVE VERSICAL
On the eve of the convention, messages outside the exhibition hall sought a timely end to set-up work. There was enough activity inside at 5:50 p.m. to indicate some exhibitors had trouble meeting the deadline. A security guard nodded at this sign and said, “It’s kind of a joke, right?”
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