Ruby on Rails : Date.today differs from Date.current

Date.current also returns Date.today if timeZone is not set other wise returns Today's Date of current time zone. We can verify this by changing the timezone.

If your doing comparisons you should always use Date.current

This is because if you’re in a timezone that could be in a different day than UTC, and your timezone isn’t set then you can have the situation where Date.today == Date.tomorrow

So it would be more preferable

<% if advert.deadline < Date.current %>    

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