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WRAL SmartShopper

Cracking the Smart Shopper's code

Posted December 1, 2009
Updated December 10, 2009

Here are some common terms you will run across on WRAL's Smart Shopper Faye Prosser's good deal lists.

All You — All You Magazine sold at Walmart with coupons in it each month

BOGO — buy one get one free

B1G1 — buy one get one free

B1G1F – buy one get one free

B2G1F — buy two get one free

Blinkie — Smart Source coupon found in red boxes on store shelves. Some have a red blinking light, hence the name Blinkie.

Catalina coupon — coupon that prints out at the register

DND — do not double (found on some coupons)

ECB — Extra Care Bucks from CVS

FAR — free after rebate

GDA — great deal alert

GC — gift card or gift certificate

IP — Internet printable coupon

MIP — mail in rebate

MQ — manufacturer coupon

NED no expiration date (very rarely found on some coupons)

P&G — Proctor & Gamble Sunday supplement coupons

Peelies — coupons found on outside of package that can be peeled off and used to buy that item

RP — Red Plum Sunday supplement coupons

RR — Register Rewards from Walgreens

SCR — Single Check Rebate from Rite Aid

SS— Smart Source Sunday supplement coupons

TMF — try me free offer

WYB — when you buy

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