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Here we go, my first one. Hope you all don't find it too easy.

Always taking people up at speed,

I do have two good friends who will take you down,

And another who takes you up too.

It is certain that I am key. Am I saying it right though.

I help people jump around docks. Oh, there must be something wrong with my tongue today.

What am I?

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There are two possible answers - The PageUp key or the Up Arrow key on the keyboard.

Always taking people up at speed,

This refers to the fact that the PageUp or the Up Arrow take you up

I do have two good friends who will take you down,

This refers to the PageDown and the Down Arrow keys on the keyboard

And another who takes you up too.

Both the PageUp and the Up Arrow keys take you up. This refers to the Up Arrow key if you are using the Page Up key as the solution; It refers to the Page Up key if you are using the Up Arrow key as the solution.

It is certain that I am key. Am I saying it right though.

Actually should be saying that "It is certain that I am a key". Hence the reference to saying it right.

I help people jump around docks. Oh, there must be something wrong with my tongue today

Actually should be saying that "I help people jump around documents". Hence the reference to something wrong with my tongue today.

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    $\begingroup$ How come you answered it? $\endgroup$
    – paste
    May 4, 2016 at 1:02
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    $\begingroup$ Generally, we like to give people hints before answering - a lot of people might not have even had time to see it before the solution was posted! $\endgroup$
    – Deusovi
    May 4, 2016 at 1:36
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    $\begingroup$ And as to the clues, riddles here should have one reasonable solution. The clues should all point to the solution, even if it's not in an obvious way - the solution has to stand out from all the others or it's a "guess what I'm thinking" game, not a riddle. $\endgroup$
    – Deusovi
    May 4, 2016 at 1:37
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    $\begingroup$ @Deusovi, sorry, I am a newbie to SE and this site. Will take care from my next one onwards. $\endgroup$ May 4, 2016 at 1:37
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    $\begingroup$ No worries, everyone makes mistakes when they're new! $\endgroup$
    – Deusovi
    May 4, 2016 at 1:38
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I have an idea, could it be something like

Container loading / unloading platforms

Always taking people up at speed,

I do have two good friends who will take you down,

And another who takes you up too.

All 3 lines related to the giant "arms" taking up and down containers from cargos to warehouses and vice versa

It is certain that I am key. Am I saying it right though.

key / quay ? But well, "I am quay" is quite non-sense...

I help people jump around docks. Oh, there must be something wrong with my tongue today.

Containers "jumping" between docks while being moved

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  • $\begingroup$ That's not quite okay. I will provide my comments $\endgroup$ May 4, 2016 at 0:48
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What I am ?

Car

Always taking people up at speed,

Accelerator

I do have two good friends who will take you down,

brake, clutch

And another who takes you up too.

Gear (not sure)

It is certain that I am key. Am I saying it right though.

Car have a key (not sure)

I help people jump around docks. Oh, there must be something wrong with my tongue today.

Some adventures (not sure)

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  • $\begingroup$ Sorry, but your line-answers are not matching the line-clues at all $\endgroup$ May 3, 2016 at 12:12

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