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    Talking Frugal Shoppers Dictionary

    Let this thread serve as a place for us to log all the abbreviations and terminology all good frugal shoppers must keep in their back pockets. Add yours here!

    BOGO - Buy One, Get One
    ECB - Extra Care Bucks - the reward system at CVS Pharmacy
    RR - Register Rewards - the reward system at Walgreens
    IVC - Instant Value Coupon from Walgreens
    MQ - Manufacturer's coupon
    Q - short for coupon
    mannie - short for manufacturer coupon
    peelie - the coupons stuck to packages that can be peeled off and used
    MIR - mail-in rebate
    FAR - FREE after Rebate
    Blinkies - coupons you can find in the store, usually near the product. Usually a red, blinking machine.
    IP - internet printable coupon
    NED - a coupon with no expiration date
    OOP - out of pocket cost for the transaction(s)
    tearpad - a tear pad of coupons or rebate forums usually near the product
    CRT - Cash Register Tape (like those coupons that come at the end of your Target receipt)
    DND - Do not double
    LOND - Land of no doubles (eg. in FL, no coupon doubling allowed)
    GDA - Good Deal Alert
    GG - Grocery Game
    RP - Red Plum (Sunday insert)
    SS - Smart Source (Sunday insert)
    P&G - Procter & Gamble (monthly Sunday insert)
    Stacking - using a store Q & MQ on the same item
    YMMV - Your mileage may vary... means that your store might do things differently than my store, even in the same chain.
    catalinas - the coupons that automatically print at the end of your shopping trip
    Fillers - items needed to get the items in your cart to equal the number of coupons you have
    Last edited by ButtonsMama; 06-25-2008 at 12:17 PM.
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    IVC - Instant Value Coupon from Walgreens
    ES - Easy Saver from Walgreens - either a coupon or rebate in their monthly book
    FAR - FREE After Rebate
    MQ - Manufacturer's coupon
    Last edited by Kim804; 05-14-2008 at 02:09 PM.

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    Kim - is my abbreviation for RR correct? I don't have any Walgreens near me (sadly), and I'm just assuming that's what that stood for (I think I saw it somewhere once).
    Krista
    My "babies" are Abigail (6/06) and Caleb (1/08 )

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    Close! It's Register Rewards!

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    Blinkies - coupons you can find in the store, usually near the product. Usually a red, blinking machine.
    IP - internet printable coupon
    NED - a coupon with no expiration date
    OOP - out of pocket cost for the transaction(s)
    tearpad - a tear pad of coupons or rebate forums usually near the product

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    Grabbed a few from HCW.

    HCW - www.hotcouponworld.com
    CRT - Cash Register Tape (like those coupons that come at the end of your Target receipt)
    DND - Do not double
    LOND - Land of no doubles (*sigh* that would be me here in FL at Publix)
    GDA - Good Deal Alert
    GG - Grocery Game
    Q - coupon
    RP - Red Plum (Sunday insert)
    SS - Smart Source (Sunday insert)
    P&G - Procter & Gamble (monthly Sunday insert)
    Stacking - using a store Q & MQ on the same item
    YMMV - Your mileage may vary... means that your store might do things differently than my store, even in the same chain.

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    HBA=?
    Laura(24)~ Wife(9/06) to Brian(25), Mama to Caleb (2/07)


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    Fillers - items needed to get the items in your cart to equal the number of coupons you have.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TripleC View Post
    HBA=?
    Health & Beauty Aids? At least that's what it is in the store. Not sure what it is in relation to couponing.

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    FPC - Free Product/Purchase Coupon
    Peelie - A coupon that is attached directly to the product to be “peeled off“
    HV = High Value
    RAOK = Random Act of Kindness
    WYB/WUB = When You Buy

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