Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Abbreviations & Lingo Commonly Used

If you are having trouble knowing what those little abbreviations mean. Here is a list of the most common used to help you out.

AC=After Coupon
AR=After Rebate
BLINKIES=Instore Coupon found near product
BOGO=Buy One Get One Free
BOLO=Be On The Lookout
BTW=By The Way
CAT or Catalina=coupon dispensed from register
CRT=Cash Register Tape
DB= Coupon Data Base
DND=Do Not Double
Double Coupon= Store will double value of coupon
ECB= CVS Extra Care Bucks
EQ=Loadable Store Card Internet Coupon
ESR=EasySaver Rebate (Walgreens rebate)
FAR= Free After Rebate
GG=Grocery Game
HBA=Heath And Beauty Aid
HCW=Hot Coupon World
HT=Hang Tag Coupon found on product
IDSO=In Desperate Search Of
IMO=In My Opinion
IP=Internet Printable Coupon
ISO=In Search Of
IVC=Walgreen's Instant Value Coupon
MIR=Mail IN Rebate
MQ=Manufacturer Coupon
OOP= Out Of Pocket
OOS= Out Of Stock
OYNO=On Your Next Order
P&G=Proctor & Gamble Sunday Supplement Coupons
PEELIE=Coupon on Package you have to peel off
PM=Private Message
POP= Proof Of Purchase
RP=Red Plum Sunday Supplement Coupons
RR=Register Rewards Walgreen Store coupons
SASE=Self Addressed Stamped Envelope
SCR=Rite Aid Single Check Rebate
SS=Smart Source Sunday Supplement Coupons
STACKING=Using more than one coupon for a item (a store Q with MQ or a BOGO Q with a $1.00 off Q)
TEAR PAD=Coupons found in a pad on a store shelf to entice you to purchase product
TIA=Thanks In Advance
TQ=Target Coupon
TYVM=Thank You Very Much
V=Valassis Sunday Supplement Coupons
WYB=When You Buy
YMMV=Your Mileage May Vary (what your store will allow you to do or if the product is in stock)
YVW=Your Very Welcome

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