An incredibly versatile human management tool
2) there have been over 6 poking sticks. A poking stick is only classed a poking stick, once the chosen one (the great Jedee Mastahs) has written poking stick on it.
3) it is approx. 41cm, wooden and is found in most newsagents. Various others have been spawned, but the only true one lies in a drawer of my . i mean the chosen ones cupboard drawer of doom.
4) its a ruler, that i called te poking stick when i wrote poke nelson and i would poke people with it.. hours of fun, a great idea