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A while ago ChattyDM and someone else ran a couple contests where people submitted one-line NPCs. The collection of submissions was free to download, but now that I want to use it my google-fu has failed me and I can't find it anymore.

Where is the one-sentence NPC collection?

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Why not just tweet ChattyDM? – okeefe Aug 24 '12 at 0:36
Because if google is failing at this, it should be here! …Also I just plain didn't think of it. :) – SevenSidedDie Aug 24 '12 at 1:16
SevenSided hit the nail on the head (y u no accept your answer?). This list has been providing me with ideas on-the-spot! ever since I found it (last Wednesday). I wander what similar lists could be constructed... – Vorac Oct 29 '12 at 13:24
@Vorac Isn't the collection great? (Because the delay required before accepting a self-answer made me forget to come back here and do it. Thanks for the reminder!) – SevenSidedDie Oct 29 '12 at 16:20

These look promising:

Musings of the Chatty DM

Generator at Roleplayingtips

More from Roleplayingtips

One more from 'tips

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That leads me to One Sentence NPC Update, which talks about posting the PDF on the site soon, but site-search shows nothing after that post. Thanks for the lead! – SevenSidedDie Aug 24 '12 at 19:21
up vote 6 down vote accepted

It turns out that the PDF is hosted at (Johnn Four's famous site), but it doesn't appear to be linked from anywhere on the site or ChattyDM's blog. I eventually found the direct link via a site-search with Google:

The problem seems to be that I was searching for "one sentence NPCs" (plural) when all the relevant blog posts were about the "one sentence NPC contest" (singular), not to mention the PDF simply not being linked-to from anywhere anymore.

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