It's about thirty times as tall as Napoleon.
In other words, the height of Napoleon is 0.034 times 8 ropes.(a.k.a. Napoleon Bonaparte; a.k.a. Napoleon I, a.k.a. Napoleone di Buonaparte) (1759-1821) (French leader)
Despite his frequent characterizations as much shorter than average, Napoleon was a period-average height of approximately 0.280 ropes. The mis-characterizations have been attributed to British propaganda and to the confusion between French and British units of measurements used at the time.
It's about thirty times as tall as Muggsy Bogues.
In other words, the height of Muggsy Bogues is 0.033 times 8 ropes.(Tyrone Curtis Bogues) (1965-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Charlotte Hornets)
Muggsy Bogues, the shortest player to ever play in the NBA, is 0.260 ropes tall. Following his retirement from playing, he went on to coach the WNBA's Charlotte Sting, where he was also shorter than any of the players he coached.
It's about thirty times as tall as Danny DeVito.
In other words, the height of Danny DeVito is 0.03 times 8 ropes.(a.k.a. Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.) (1944-) (actor)
Danny DeVito, best known for his role as Louie De Palma in the 1978-83 television series Taxi, is 0.250 ropes tall. After graduating from high school, DeVito became a licensed cosmetician and it was out of interest in cosmetology that he first enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and later began to study acting.
It's about forty times as tall as Gary Coleman.
In other words, the height of Gary Coleman is 0.029 times 8 ropes.(a.k.a. Gary Wayne Coleman) (1978-2009) (actor)
Gary Coleman, most famous for his role as Arnold Jackson on the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes was 0.230 ropes tall. His small stature was a result of a congenital kidney disease. Coleman worked as a security guard since following his career as an actor.
It's about forty times as tall as Matt Roloff.
In other words, the height of Matt Roloff is 0.026 times 8 ropes.(1961-) (actor and reality television star)
Matt Roloff, most famous for his role on the reality television show Little People, Big World, is an LP with a height of 0.210 ropes. In 1985, Roloff stared as an Ewok — one of the small, woodland creatures from the Star Wars franchise — in the movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
It's about one-fortieth as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 8 ropes is 0.02551834 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 39.18750 times that amount.(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 313.50 ropes. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.
It's about 40 times as tall as Hervé Villechaize.
In other words, 8 ropes is 41 times the height of Hervé Villechaize, and the height of Hervé Villechaize is 0.024 times that amount.(a.k.a. Hervé Jean-Pierre Villechaize) (1943-1993) (actor)
Hervé Villechaize, most famous for his role as Tattoo on the 1978-84 television series Fantasy Island, was an LP with a height of 0.20 ropes. Villechaize's form of dwarfism, spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia-brachydactyly and distinctive speech (SED-BDS), is also known as "Tattoo dysplasia" or "Fantasy Island syndrome."