By Sarah

Here I will post the questions that people commonly ask.

What do all those abbreviations/words mean?

  • AC – After Coupon
  • AR- After Rebate
  • Blinkies – in-store smartsource coupon dispensed near product, usually from red blinking box
  • B1G1- Buy one get one free
  • Catalina – coupon dispensed at register after purchase, usually has a red border
  • DND – Do Not Double (the coupon is not supposed to be doubled)
  • Double coupon – coupon that a grocery store doubles in value
  • ECB – CVS Extra Care Bucks
  • ES – Easy Saver coupons/rebates from Walgreens
  • FAR = Free After Rebate
  • Freebie – Getting an item for free with coupon or after rebate
  • FSOT – For Sale or Trade
  • HBA – Health and Beauty Aids (makeup, first aid, etc)
  • IP – Internet Printable
  • MIR – Mail In Rebate
  • NED – No Expiration Date
  • OOP – Out of Pocket
  • OOS – Out of Stock
  • Peelie – coupon that is located on packages that is peeled off
  • PP – Purchase Price
  • RR – Register Rewards
  • Stacking – Using more than one coupon on an item – not all stores allow this
  • Tear Pad – A pad of refund forms or coupons found hanging from a store shelf or display
  • Triple Coupon – a coupon that a grocery store triples in value
  • WYB – When You Buy

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