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How to “report” a user

We can flag posts in WPSE, whether it's spam or something. Today I found a registered user like: user:equipment is a spammer. But couldn't flag the account. But how to "Report" a user?
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How is the “Helpful flags” count on the Election page calculated?

I only ask because the number displayed by my nomination is different from that on my profile. Are these only recent helpful flags, or some such? Potential bug?
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StackOverflow migration option

On StackOverflow, there are multiple migration options when you want to flag a post as off topic: On WP.SE, we only have the option for our meta. We get a lot questions that are not specific to ...
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Is flagging ever marked “not helpful” on WPSE?

Yesterday, I flagged this question as off-topic, since to my [limited] understanding of the matter at hand it clearly was. I did not grasp how this could be a WP-related issue at all. It turns out, ...
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Should I close-vote AND flag?

I've recently gained enough privilege to close-vote questions, but for the question to actually be closed it needs 5 votes in total, or a moderator to close it. It has already been noted that the lack ...
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Wrong question got flagged, either I made mistake or something wrong happened

As the title says, I flagged a question as spam but it wasn't the question that is being shown in my profile. I am not able to find that question anymore but here is what I remember about that ...
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Are new flags for comments working?

I flagged comment with new "not an answer" option, but I don't see the flag in moderation tools and I don't see my flag count going down when I tried it again. Bug?
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Should questions that need to be edited be flagged for a moderator?

If users without enough reputation points to edit a question see a question that needs to be edited should they flag the question for a moderator to edit? In this question which originally contained ...