Sunday, December 28, 2008

Coupon Lingo

MFR = Manufacturer
Q = Coupon
MQ = Manufacturer Coupon
SQ = Store Coupon
OOP = Out of pocket
FAR = Free after rebate
MIR = Mail-in rebate
IPQ = Internet printable coupon
GC = Giftcard
MM = Money Maker

$1/1, $1/2, etc. = $1 off 1 item, $1 off 2 items, etc.
2/$1, 3/$2, etc. = 2 items for $1, 3 items for $2, etc.
BOGO = Buy 1 item get 1 item free
B2GO = Buy 2 items get 1 item free
Blinkies = Grocery/drugstore coupon dispensers with blinking lights
Cat = Catalina coupon, prints from a separate machine when your receipt prints
OYNO = On your next order
Peelie = Peel-off coupon found on product packaging
UPC = Universal Product Code, bar code on a product
WYB = When you buy

ECB = ExtraCare Bucks - It's like a giftcard. You can use these on your next purchase. The key is to roll these over on other items with ECB. (You can make money off an item if you use coupons on items that have ECB.)

Walgreens (WAGS):
ESR = EasySaver Rebate, Monthly rebate program (10% back if put on GC)
IVC = Instant Value Coupon, Store coupons found in ads and ESR booklet
RR = Register Reward - Also like a giftcard. You can use these on your next purchase.

Thanks to DealSeekingMom for compiling these.

1 comment:

  1. Leah! Have you read The Tightwad Gazette? I got the complete version (3 books compiled into 1) for Christmas and it is awesome! I thought of you when I read about tips on recycling wrapping paper. It is giving me some great ideas. Just thought I would share.