ala = as low as
BF = Black Friday- the shopping day after Thanksgiving Day.
Blinkie = A coupon pulled from a small machine found in the aisle of stores, some have a blinking red light on them, most don't anymore.
BOGO = Buy One Get One (either free or 1/2 off etc.)
BTFE = Box Tops For Education, can be turned into schools for them to mail in for cash rewards for the school.
B2S =Back to School
BTW = By the way...
Catalina Coupon or CAT = Coupon that kicks out of the small machine at the check stand, triggered by programmed offers for your purchases.
CRT =Cash Register Tape
ECB = ExtraCare Buck, reward given by CVS for purchasing specific products, used just like cash.
ets = Excludes Trial Size
FAR = Free After Rebate
FARR =Free After Register Reward
FB = Facebook
GM =General Mills
HTH =Hope That Helps
IMO = In my opinion
IP =Instant Print- coupons that print right from your computer.
IVC = Instant Value Coupon, now called the Savings Book (a new book comes out every month), contains Walgreens store coupons, can be found in the front of the store next to the weekly ad.
lmk = let me know
MIR =Mail In Rebate
MM =Money Maker!
MQ =Manufacturer coupon
NLA =No Longer Available
OOP =Out Of Pocket
OP =Original Poster
OYNO =On Your Next Order
P&G =Procter & Gamble
PM =Price Match -At Walmart- the ability to show a lower price at a competitor to be matched by the Walmart cashier at check out for the lower price on exact same items.
PP = Previous post or Previous poster
RIB =Reinventing Beauty (Magazine). This is a publication in the form of a magazine put out by CVS, they usually cost .99 & can be found by the register. They always include coupons, some are MQ & some are CVS store coupons that can be stacked!
RP = Red Plum, the title of a Sunday coupon insert
RR = Register Reward, reward given by Walgreens for purchasing specific products, used like a manufacturer's coupon
SS = Smart Source, the title of a Sunday coupon insert
stacking =the act of using multiple coupons on one item by "stacking" a MQ with a store coupon to maximize your savings.
TMF =Try Me Free
TQ = Target Coupon
wyb =when you buy
$x/1 or $x/2 etc. =the value of a coupon: if it is $1/1 that means you will get $1 off when you buy 1 product, if it is .50/2 that means you will get .50 off when you buy 2 products or .25 off of each product etc.
YMMV = "Your Mileage May Vary" or "Your Management May Vary"-meaning you may or may not get the same deal depending on management or checkers.