It's about 150,000 times as tall as The Hollywood Sign
In other words, the height of The Hollywood Sign is 0.00000630 times 382,000 ropes.(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 2.50 ropes tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.
It's about 200,000 times as tall as a Brachiosaurus
In other words, 382,000 ropes is 180,000 times the height of a Brachiosaurus, and the height of a Brachiosaurus is 0.00000560 times that amount.(based on comparable bone measurements, height to head)
Dinosaurs in the genus Brachiosaurus had an estimated height (at the head with neck fully extended) of up to 2.10 ropes. A resin cast of the first Brachiosaurus specimen, owned by the Field Museum in Chicago, is currently on display at the O'Hare International Airport.
It's about 200,000 times as tall as a Telephone Pole
In other words, 382,000 ropes is 210,000 times the height of a Telephone Pole, and the height of a Telephone Pole is 0.00000480 times that amount.(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
A standard telephone pole is 1.80 ropes tall. Despite alternatives, most telephone poles in the US are made of wood — most commonly pine — and have a lifespan of 25 to 50 years, depending on climate and preservatives applied.
It's about 300,000 times as long as a London bus
In other words, 382,000 ropes is 278,000 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 0.00000360 times that amount.(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 1.370 ropes in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.
It's about 400,000 times as tall as a Giraffe
In other words, 382,000 ropes is 410,000 times the height of a Giraffe, and the height of a Giraffe is 0.00000240 times that amount.(Giraffa camelopardalis) (Adult, average)
An adult giraffe may grow to be up to 0.980 ropes tall. Adult giraffes require very little sleep, averaging just 1.9 hours per day.
It's about 550,000 times as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen)
In other words, 382,000 ropes is 570,900 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 0.0000017520 times that amount.(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 0.66910 ropes. As the longest continuously-produced automobile design — in production for 75 years between 1938 and 2003 — the Beetle was voted the most fourth-most influential car of the twentieth century by the Global Automotive Elections Foundation.
It's about 1,000,000 times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial)
In other words, the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 0.000001000 times 382,000 ropes.(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 0.380 ropes. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.
To all those observing, Merry Christmas from The Measure of Things!