Monday, January 3, 2011

Coupon Lingo

For those that are just starting out, here's some commonly used Couponing Lingo that might come in handy:

Blinkies = In Store Smart Source Coupons

BOGO or B1G1 = Buy one Get one free

CAT = A cat is a catalina coupon that prints at register after purchase. It can be for $$ off a certain product or for $$ off your next order.

DND = Do not Double (Some coupons spell it out)

Double Coupon = Coupon that grocery store doubles in value

ECB = Extra Care Bucks (CVS)

FAR = Free After Rebate

FLIP = Food Lion Internet Printable

IP = Internet Printable Coupon

IVC = Instant Value Coupon at Walgreens. Walgreens store coupon.

MQ = Manufacturer’s Coupon

MIR = Mail in Rebate

OOP = Out of Pocket

OOS = Out of Stock

OYNO = On Your Next Order

.pdf = Portable Document Format (Adobe Acrobat) – can print multiple copies

PG = Procter and Gamble insert

Peelie = Coupon you peel off package

Q = Coupon

RA = Rite Aid

RC = Rain check

RP = Red Plum insert

RR = Register Reward (Walgreens)

SCR: Single Check Rebate (Rite Aid)

SS = Smart Source insert

Stacking = Using a store specific coupon with a MFG coupon (most stores allow this)

Tearpad = A pad of coupons or MIR near a product or on display

Wags = Walgreens

WT = Wine Tag is a coupon that usually can be found hanging from the neck of wine bottles, hence the name.

WYB = When you Buy

YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary (It means that it depends on the store policies/factors, whether the deal will work or not)

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