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Which Day Does Midnight Belong To?

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    Im completing an online application for something and the deadline is as follows:

    "Applications to be received by midnight October 7th"


    "The deadline for applications is midnight on Wednesday October 7th"

    Does that mean midnight today or tommorow?
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    Isn't it pretty obvious?

    WEDNESDAY.

    1 second before midnight if you want to be picky.
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    it's the next day because it's an AM. (12.00am)
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    If it's a job it isn't going to look impressive if you send it 1 second before it's due in.
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    Midnight comes in the evening so in that case it is Wednesday evening.
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    Technically it's the morning, so the morning of Wednesday, not the evening, but I don't know what they take it to mean.
    Just do it tonight to be safe.
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    Its definitely Wednesday then? Obv not going to hand it in 1 second before , just want as much time as possible to refine my application. Can never be too sure with these things, I did initially think it was Wednesday but then I got paranoid.

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