What Do Deal Site Acronyms Like "YMMV" And "AC" Mean?

If you’re new to hunting for deals online, you’ll start seeing all these funky acronyms used as shorthand. Here’s some of the most common ones and what they mean:

YMMV – Your Mileage May Vary. (Means the deal could just be specific to one store, a region, or the manager’s whim)
BOGO – Buy one, get one free
S&H – Shipping and handling charge
FSH – Free shipping and handling
FS – Free shipping
B&M – Brick and Mortar (The physical store, usually used to mean the deal is in-store only)
AC – After Coupon (Price after coupon is applied)
AR – After Rebate (Price after rebate is received)
Price Mistake, Price Error – Posted price is a retailer error and it’s likely orders will be canceled, but hey, dare to dream! (YMMV).
MIR – Mail-In Rebate
NIB – New In Box
BNIB – Brand New In Box
NWT – New With Tags
NOS – New Old Stock – stuff that was made a while back but has never been used.
OOS – Out of stock
OEM – “Original Equipment Manufacturer” – unit not originally intended for retail sale, may come without manuals, cables, instructions, or in a retail box.
B-Stock – Factory refurbished and tested

Let us know in the comments if we missed any. (Photo: funny strange or funny ha ha)

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