That's right, I have received yet another note! Who passed it to me this time?

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    $\begingroup$ I'm likely wrong, but it kind of looks reminds me of a pig-pen cipher, but where you over laid multiple symbols on top of each other. $\endgroup$
    – Barker
    Commented Apr 8, 2018 at 17:21

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I think to the answer to the riddle (which I found just to late, but credits to xhienne) is:

My prefix goes vroom: auto
My infix you consume: tomato
My suffix break shelf: As Misha Lavrov noticed, this might mean that putting "a ton" of stuff on a shelf breaks the shelf.
I operate all by myself: by definition

Bonus picture of the riddle:

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    $\begingroup$ Hey, you got it! Sorry about the confusing third line. See my comment on xhienne's answer. Do you think you can explain that line now? $\endgroup$
    – Riley
    Commented Apr 8, 2018 at 19:57
  • $\begingroup$ @Riley I read your comment but don't understand the third line $\endgroup$
    – Martin W
    Commented Apr 8, 2018 at 20:25
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    $\begingroup$ I think the idea with the third line is that (rot13) vs lbh chg "n gba" bs fghss ba n furys, vg jvyy "oernx furys". $\endgroup$ Commented Apr 8, 2018 at 20:33

Partial answer: the following riddle appears...

... if you draw the lines that are missing in the patterns:

My prefix goes vroom
My infix you consume
My suffix breaks helf (1)
I operate all by myself

(1) Should actually be read "break(s) shelf"

Not my level unfortunately, so I leave this typical Riley riddle to true amateurs.

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    $\begingroup$ Nice! The third line should actually be rot13(Zl fhssvk oernx furys). I hope you'll excuse the bad grammar, I just wanted to make the lines around the same length. $\endgroup$
    – Riley
    Commented Apr 8, 2018 at 19:52
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    $\begingroup$ Being myself a non-English speaker, you are obviously pardoned for that bad grammar of yours :-) Updating my answer then $\endgroup$
    – xhienne
    Commented Apr 8, 2018 at 19:56

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