Learn the Lingo
There are always questions about the abbreviations and terms that we use in our daily posts and coupon match-ups. It can all be very confusing! So here is a quick guide to help you figure out what us couponers are talking about!
Sunday Coupon Inserts:
SS= SmartSource Sunday Insert
RP= RedPlum Sunday Insert
P&G= Procter & Gamble Sunday Insert
GM= General Mills Sunday Insert (Only comes every once in a while)
$1.00/1: One dollar off one item,
$1.00/2: One dollar off of two items
B1G1 Free: Buy one item, get one free
B2G1 Free: Buy two items, get one free
B1G1 50% Off: Buy one item, get one 50% off
Blinkie: Small boxes that dispense coupons with red blinking lights
Beep: On occasion the register will beep when a coupon is scanned by a cashier. This means that the cashier needs to take an action, like entering in a price or to check to make sure the coupon matches the item you purchased.
Bricks: Bricks coupons are internet printable coupons, if you hit your back button in your browser after printing, you usually will be allowed to print two coupons.
Catalina: A small machine next to the cash register that will print a coupon at checkout.
Cellfire: Electronic coupon provider
DND: Do not double
E-coupon: Coupon that can be loaded onto your preferred shopper card that will electronically be taken off at check out if you purchase that item.
ETS: Excludes trial size
Expired: The deal that was being offered is no longer available
GC: Gift card
MF: Manufacturer coupon
MIR: Mail in Rebate
NLA: No longer available
OYNO: On Your Next Order
OOP: Out of Pocket
Peelie: Peel off coupon found on product
R: Regional coupon
RR: Register Reward, Walgreens Catalina coupon
SCR: Single Check Rebate, Rite Aid monthly rebate program
Stacking: Using both a manufacturer coupon with an in-store coupon on one item.
Tearpad: A pad of coupons that can be found next to some products.
UPC: Universal product code, or bar code
+Up Rewards: Rite Aid Reward program that prints on the bottom of your receipt when you purchase qualifying items.
VV: Video Value coupon you get for watching ad-perk videos at Riteaid.com. These video value coupons can be stacked with manufacturer coupons.
WYB: When you buy
YMMV: Your mileage may vary, meaning it may depend on your stores specific coupon policy.