It said the following. It is really from StackExchange? I have been on this site for some time and don't think I have ever seen such a message.
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Here are the first few headers. Since 10.x.y.z isn't a public IP address, I can't be sure about anything from that. The SPF warning is concerning.
Received: by 10.204.141.81 with SMTP id l17cs33255bku; Wed, 14 Sep 2011 10:32:39 -0700 (PDT) Received: by 10.204.156.16 with SMTP id u16mr77874bkw.54.1316021558381; Wed, 14 Sep 2011 10:32:38 -0700 (PDT) DomainKey-Status: good Received-SPF: softfail (google.com: best guess record for domain of transitioning firstname.lastname@example.org does not designate 18.104.22.168 as permitted sender) client-ip=22.214.171.124; Received: by 10.205.80.68 with POP3 id zt4mf813920bkb.21; Wed, 14 Sep 2011 10:32:37 -0700 (PDT)