I think you're being a bit too flippant with the dark purple set. Many a time I've seen (enjoyed or hated, depending on the situation) cases where a hotel on those two lowly properties has played a decisive role in a game.
in reply to Perl Monopoly Board
Those slots cry out for modules that are seemingly mundane and uninteresting (despite fairly large man pages), but when studied and wielded with full force can provide a rewarding sense of power:
|Old Kent Road||Mediterranean Avenue|| Pod|
Really, these two things deserve to make it onto the board somehow, and this is as good a place as any.