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Gmail (and the gmail-based IU Umail system) has a rather annoying "feature" whereby it will not show you email you send yourself. This affects email you send via mailing lists, google groups, and email forwards (such as your @indiana.edu or @iu.edu forward). This feature is described in this gmail support page:

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Technically, it will not show you messages you send when they arrive back at gmail with the same Message-ID. This is typically the case for mailing lists and forwards. If you are trying to test a forward you should send a test message from an account other than the gmail that is the target of the forward.

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