Couponing acronyms explained

February 27, 2011

Do you ever get confused reading couponing blogs because of all the acronyms used? Here’s a quick list to help you figure out exactly what people are talking about!

AC-After Coupons

BC-Before Coupons

HTH-Hope that Helps

MQ or MFR-Manufacturer’s Coupon

OOP-Out of Pocket Expense

Q or CPN-Coupon

YMMV-Your Mileage May Vary (A deal may work for someone else, but may not for you.)

TMF-Try Me Free offer

FAR-Free After Rebate

CAT-Catalina coupon (Manufacturer coupons that print out from a little machine at the register, triggered by what you buy.)

B1G1F, B2G1F-”Buy one get one Free”, “Buy two get one Free”

TEAR PAD- A pad of refund forms or coupons hanging on a shelf at the store.

BLINKIE-A machine that spits out coupons.

UPC-Universal product code (those black straight lines with numbers under them)

POP-Proof of purchase (like a product label or UPC)

DCRT-Dated cash register receipt

GC-Gift Card

P&G-Proctor and Gamble


SS-Smart Source coupon insert 

PG-Proctor and Gamble coupon insert

RP- Red Plum coupon insert

Jedi- The cashier you want!

Peelies-sticker like coupons found on products.

ECB-Extra Care Bucks (CVS money)

RR- Register Reward (Walgreens money)

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