I liked the alternative suggestion in that node, which was added as an update, to give AM posts a minimum reputation floor of -9. I was kinda approaching the problem from a slightly different angle, I think consideration and reaping is the way to deal with obvious trolls and wanted to make that somewhat easier.
Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place. Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it. -- Brian W. Kernighan