During a recent remodel of a high-end gated community clubhouse we ran across this beauty. It's a Brooks box that feeds the parking/site lighting. Not only is it being used as a "planter", a piece of extension cord, and romex were tapped in the box. The romex led to a receptacle, without box, lying behind the bushes.... and no, we couldn't find the cover to the brooks box.
Silly me. I only have a water meter in the bottom of the Brooks Box outside my house.
At our local little league ballpark, there is such a box installed a few feet away from the pitcher's mound, for the purpose of plugging in an electric pitching machine. The bad thing about it is that the box (and the connector within) are almost always filled with water and mud. No way on earth I would even think of using that thing.