WRAL SmartShopper

WRAL SmartShopper

Cracking the Smart Shopper's code

Posted December 1, 2009 1:18 p.m. EST
Updated December 10, 2009 1:18 p.m. EST

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