questionscan i get some advice on printable coupons?

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I print coupons regularly from coupons.com and occasionally from other sites, use a really old but great HP printer, and have never had a problem with a cashier scanning a coupon successfully.

If you're regularly having scan problems, the problem lies with your printer; without making printer changes, I don't see much hope for you to be more successful with coupons.

As an alternative or an add-on option, you might consider using a coupon clipping service. There are dozens out there, usually very inexpensive and reliable. The site I use charges $.08 per coupon (some higher-value coupons may cost $.16) plus a flat $1 per order for postage/handling. Last week I spent $4.48 for coupons totally $36 in savings. I've only used two sites, but I expect they're all relatively competitive in pricing structure.

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Seriously? You haven't even TRIED increasing the print quality yet? If you are having this problem with multiple coupons at multiple stores, that would definitely be the first option. I print coupons all the time, have never had one bit of trouble.

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I use an old Canon Pixma that they don't even make ink cartridges for any more and I don't have any problems with my printed coupons. I use coupons.com, redplum, smart source, and manufacturer printed from their sites and facebook.

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@theoneill555: Which old Canon? I have a handful of old cartridges you can have if they work for you.

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@pattiq: I have an old IP2000. It still works great even with refilled cartridges.

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Another reason to use laser. Or solid ink.

Anyway, cheap printing paper is more porous and prone to bleeding. Avoid that.