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Consider Sojourner, NASA's celebrated hassock-size rover that poked around a tiny patch of Mars as part of the 1997 Pathfinder mission.
Three deputy marshals, Lawrence Cooper, William Degan, and Art Roderick, poked around close to the cabin, while the other three, in radio contact, were placed at observation points.
Bloodied and in agony, he poked around the wound with his fingers before plucking out the bullet.
Andrea Pirlo gave German goalkeeper Jens Lehmann his biggest test in the 118th minute, a 25-yard shot the keeper poked around the post.
If you have poked around and pushed the wax down too far, you may suffer from a blocked feeling, in this case Sharp advises to first use Otex drops (available from Boots, pounds 3.