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Coupon Lingo

If you are just getting starting in couponing, you'll find that it's almost a different language sometimes!! I have a lot of the lingo on my sidebar if you ever forget, but here is the general breakdown of what everything means...

OOP - out of pocket money
CRT - cash register tape (a coupon at the end of your receipt)
YMMV - your mileage may vary (means that the deal can be store/cashier/manager specific)
P&G - proctor and gamble coupon insert in the sunday paper
RP - redplum coupon insert
SS - smartsource coupon insert
B1G1 - buy 1 item get 1 item free
B1G2 - buy 1 get 2 items free
GC - gift card
catalina - the coupons that print at the register at most grocery stores



$1/1, $1/2 - $1 off 1 item, $1 off 2 items, etc.
Blinkies - the machines at stores that blink on the sides that spit out coupons. Look like this:


Peelies - coupons that are stuck directly on the item. You have to "peel" it off to use it. Like this:


Tearpads -just a stack of coupons taped to the shelf, you can take one or 20 off the pad.


ECB - extra care bucks, this is CVS in store money that prints at the end of your receipt. They are specific to YOUR card.


RR - Register Rewards, this is Walgreens in store money that prints from a catalina machine.


IVC - instant value coupon at Walgreens. You don't have to turn them in, so you can re-use the same coupon for multiple items. As well, if you buy 3 items and only use the one coupon, it will take off the correct amount for ALL THREE ITEMS. the computer figures it out.



OYNO - a catalina that give you a $$ amount off your next shopping order
UPC - universal product code, or the bar code
Stacking - using a store coupon and manufacturer coupon on the same item.

Any others that I forgot??

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