Coupon Lingo

On most couponing sites you will see abbreviations. Here is a basic rundown of what the abbreviations stand for.

Blinkie – a Blinkie is an In store coupon machine with a blinking red light that dispenses coupons.
BOGO/B1G1 – Buy One Get One Free.
BR – Balance Reward (Walgreens reward system)
RR – Register Rewards (Walgreens Reward System, like a Catalina)
CAT or Catalina – Coupons that are dispensed at register after purchase.
ECB – Extra Care Buck (CVS Reward System)
FREE-FREE – BOGO Sale paired with a BOGO Q; Makes both items FREE.
IP – Internet Printable coupon.
MIR – Mail In Rebate .
MM – Money Maker (Value of the coupon exceeds the price paid for an item, aka overage)
MQ – Manufacturer Coupon.
NED – No Expiration Date.
OOP – Out of pocket .
Overage – (Value of the coupon exceeds the price paid for an item, aka MM -Money Maker)
OYNO – On Your Next Order.
Peelie – a Peelie is a Peel off coupon (like a sticker) found on an item .
PG-I – Procter & Gamble coupon insert in Sunday paper.
PG-IP – Procter and Gamble Internet Printable Coupon.
RP-I – Red Plum coupon insert in the Sunday newspaper.
RP-IP – Red Plum Internet Printable Coupon.
PSA – Prices Starting At
Q – Coupon.
SQ – Store Coupon.
Stacking – Stacking is a term when a store coupon is stacked with a manufacture coupon, Using one SQ and one MQ on an item.
Tearpad – Coupons found on a “pad” of paper generally on displays or end caps in the store or hanging from shelves.
UPC – Universal Product Code (barcode)
WAGS – Walgreens.
WSL – While Supplies Last.
WYB – When You Buy.


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