Doing my Sherlock Holmes act; I'm surmising that the blue door is an exclusive washroom facility?- note the narrowness of the room and the card entry type of lock and the very nice decor. Very low ceilings; (is this a prefabricated lightweight-building?)- and a narrow door reveal resulted in a poor placement of signs- there is no room on the reveal or the ceiling - and the correct exit route is actually posted just in shot on the left. In this scenario, the sign on the door saying 'this is not an exit' is actually an attempt to remedy the bad placement of the exit signs, not a 'keep the riff-raff out' one. I have seen the solution to this quandry on big modern English-Channel Ferries running Caen-Portsmouth, where narrow corridors and low ceilings in the cabin areas present the same problems. The exit route markings are on the deck ( floor), as lit or reflective arrows, because in a fire situation high signs like those depicted are often also obscured by smoke. You get near the floor in a fire- thats where the clearer air is.
It's a real pity that door wasn't painted yellow, then I could have done my "It's a lemon-entry, my dear Watson." joke!
PS Rejected the idea of a hotel/motel room, as there is no door number.
[This message has been edited by Alan Belson (edited 07-23-2005).]
Wood work but can't!