The Front Door
has 3 helpful subdivisions: the Welcome Mat, AFC 101 and Couponing 101. The Welcome Mat sticky
is helpful in learning your way around AFC. At AFC 101 and Couponing 101 you can post your questions and learn by reading questions posted by others. You will find helpful stickies for beginners at both AFC 101
and Couponing 101.
You might also be interested in reading: Extreme Couponing What They Don't Show or Tell you
OR the links in the ten steps of a past contest - Learn A Fullcup in 10 Steps.
To find the posts about the stores where you shop, click on the word "Forum"
in the blue line at the top of the page.
To print a coupon go to Printable coupons
. Under description, enter the coupon that you are looking for and click submit. In the search results, click the description of the coupon that you want to print. In the popup, click the printer icon.
To see if a coupon you are looking for has been posted FSOT in the database, go to the Coupon Database
. Under description, enter the coupon that you want and click submit. In the popup, click the magnifying glass. Under FSOT, click a person's name. Then Click Send PM and type in your trade offer. At the bottom of your message click Send PM.
To join a train that is accepting riders or to post that you would like to join a train go to the Coupon Train forum
. To ride a train, you need a Wishlist.
To make your Wishlist go to the Wishlist forum
. On the top left Click on New Thread. When you have completed your list, at the bottom of your list click Submit New Thread. The sticky at the top of the page explains how to link your Wishlist to your name. To edit your Wishlist, click Wishlist next to your Avatar. Go to the bottom of your Wishlist and click edit. Make your changes, click save at the bottom of your post. Wishlist, ISO, and FSOT links can facilitate trading.
To understand the Acronyms and Terms
used as a substitutes for words look way down on the left at the bottom of the page for the link.
A thread is a new post that initates a topic to which others can respond. To begin a thread click the new thread button on the left at the top of a page. To subscribe to a thread, in the dropdown menu under thread tools, click "Subscribe to this Thread." If you select the "No Email Notification," when there is a new post in the thread, it will be noted in your Settings.
Tags are key words in your thread. They can be helpful to others when searching by topic. They are not required; but they can be added before you submit your thread. Also they are used when you add a coupon to the database.
To thank someone for a post that you liked or found helpful click the "thanks" button at the bottom of a post. To reply to a specific post, click "quote" under their post.