Continuing to ‘Poke’ a guy/girl on facebook even though it is no longer flirtatious, but it is now the only
connection you share.
Dude1: “Give up sending the maintenance pokes. You haven’t talked to the girl in over a month.”
Dude2: (kids himself there’s still a chance)
Maintenance Pokes: define #2
To Facebook Poke a guy or girl you have in mind for a possible date or relationship in the future. You may not have enough contact or conversation to do more at this stage.
I was poking her for months before we eventually hooked up. you know i maintenance poked. -Maintenance poke