When you are first plopped into the couponing world it can be very confusing. When I first began learning to coupon I felt like I was losing my mind. Reading lines like this one:
Blinkie – Red SmartSource box that spits coupons out with a red blinking light. These are generally located in front of/nearby the item they are intended to be used on. If they are for one of your favorite products that is NOT on sale at this store - you CAN take a few (2 or 3 - not the whole box :) ) and use them at another store.
BOGO/BOGOF/B1G1F - Buy one get one. Most grocery stores the items are just 50% off - but Harris Teeter is sometimes different. Most stores that run BxGxF (sometimes stores run Buy 2 Get 1 or Buy 2 get 3 promos) will require you to buy the actual specified quantity.
Catalina - Coupons that come from the printer beside the register tape. They are typically manufacturer coupons and are rumored to be usable at any store. Sometimes these can be for random amounts off of your next order coupons. (Register Rewards are Catalinas)
Filler - Item added to purchase so you can use a coupon or qualify for something.
FLIP - Food Lion Internet Printable coupon
HT - Harris Teeter
IP – Internet printable coupon
OYNO - On Your Next Order
Rolling – Used with multiple transactions. First transaction prints a coupon off your next order and you ROLL it onto the next transaction with the intent to reduce your Out of Pocket Cost.
OOP – Out of Pocket
MFG - Manufacturer
Q - Coupon
MFC/MFQ/MQ - Manufacturer Coupon
SC/SQ - Store Coupon
Stacking - Using 2 coupons together. Usually a manufacturer coupon with a store coupon
Overage - Extra money in your favor on a transaction. ex: Using a $1.00 on any Muir Glen tomato product Coupon on the 89¢ cans of tomato paste at Publix generates 11¢ of Overage.
WYB - When You Buy
IVC - Walgreens in ad coupon (Instant value coupon)
RR –Register Rewards - catalina Money off on your next order from walgreens
ECB –Extra Care Bucks - CVS instant rebate "coupons"
SCR - Single Check Rebates - Rite Aid rebates that are mailed to your home.
GM – General Mills insert
P&G – Proctor and Gamble insert
RP – RedPlum insert
SS – Smart Source insert