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What will be the next character in the following series?

j , f , m , a , m , j , j , a , ?

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    $\begingroup$ it's just too easy! $\endgroup$
    – JLee
    Commented Jun 29, 2015 at 14:19
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    $\begingroup$ You underestimate the power of the darkside!.. I mean.. puzzlers! $\endgroup$
    – PirateSoul
    Commented Jun 29, 2015 at 14:38
  • $\begingroup$ its not easy until you think out of box $\endgroup$
    – kavi temre
    Commented Jun 29, 2015 at 15:01

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The next letter is:

s

Because:

each letter is the beginning of a month in chronological order. The next month to be listed is September.

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  • $\begingroup$ I will accept it after 12 minutes (stack.. Policy) $\endgroup$
    – kavi temre
    Commented Jun 29, 2015 at 14:19
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    $\begingroup$ can you censor the answer? I would have tried thinking more about the question if I hadn't seen the answer right there, didn't even have to scroll. tried to censor myself but edit has to be at least 6 chars... $\endgroup$ Commented Jun 29, 2015 at 19:21
  • $\begingroup$ Sorry about that, @Sahuagin. I've moved the answer to a spoiler and removed any clue information from the visible text. $\endgroup$ Commented Jun 29, 2015 at 21:53
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The next letter is

S

because

the pattern is the first letter of each month and September is the next month after August

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    $\begingroup$ You are 15 second late than Ian MacDonald $\endgroup$
    – kavi temre
    Commented Jun 29, 2015 at 14:20

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