Wondering what all the abbreviations are? Here's your cheat sheet.
5 - first number in the coupon barcode (typical)
9 - first number in coupon barcode (coupon is programmed & WILL NOT double)
BOGO - buy one get one free (also listed as B1G1, B1G1F)
B2G1F - buy two get one free
Blinkie - coupons found in boxes attached to store shelves. Some have a blinking light, hence the name blinkie.
Catalina - coupon that prints out at the register separate from receipt.
DND - do not double (the coupon is not supposed to be doubled)
Double(s) - when a store will double a coupon up to a certain value. Ex: a .50 coupon would double to $1.00
ECB - Extra Care Bucks from CVS
EXP - expired
FB - facebook
FLIP - Food Lion internet printable
GC - gift card or gift certificate
IP - internet printable coupon
IVC - Walgreens Instant Value Coupon (found in the monthly EasySaver catalog in the front of the store)
Loyalty Card - store issued card normally linked to sale prices & reward programs. Give your email & home address to get the most valuable deals.
MIR - mail in rebate
MQ - manufacturer coupon
NED - no expiration date (very rarely found on some coupons)
ONYO - on your next order
ONYP - on your next purchase
OOP - out of pocket
P&G - Proctor & Gamble Sunday coupon insert
Peelies - coupons found stuck to an item in the store
POP - proof of purchase
PP - purchase price
Q - coupon
RC - raincheck
RP - Red Plum Sunday coupon insert
RR - Register Rewards from Walgreens
SASE - self addressed stamp envelope
SCR - Single Check Rebate from Rite Aid
SMP - specially marked packages
SS - Smart Source Sunday coupon insert
Stack(ing) - Using a store coupon and a manufacture coupon at the same time on the same product.
Tearpad - pad of coupons on the shelf or display
TMF - try me free
Triple(s) - When a store will triple a coupon up to a certain value. Ex: a .50 coupon would triple to $1.50
VV - Video Values, Rite Aid's internet video program. Watch & earn store coupons.
Wags - Walgreens
Winetag - Coupon hanging around neck of wine bottle. Some states do NOT require purchase of the wine to use (read the back- it will state the terms & sometimes you have to have the cashier &/or manager read it as well.)
WYB - when you buy
YMMV - your mileage may vary (you may not have the same experience/ deals)