1. A fun and sometimes informative feature of ControlBooth, whereby users share their knowledge/experience/opinions. Anyone can create a poll on any topic. A poll can have up to ten choices. There's a secret, hidden-in-plain view "options" box on the page. Always include an "Other, please specify..." choice, as that's usually the most interesting. Note to respondees, once a ballot is cast, it cannot be changed, so read all choices carefully before voting. 2. In Show Control, or process control, terms, means to gather information, such as "poll the relay to determine what state it is in."