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How heavy is 999 kilograms?

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It's about twenty times as heavy as a Toilet
In other words, 999 kilograms is 22.90 times the weight of a Toilet, and the weight of a Toilet is 0.0437 times that amount.
(KOHLER Round front sitting flush toilet, model #K-11471-0)
The weight of a typical round front sitting flush toilet is 43.6 kg. The Indian town of Musiri in Tamil Nadu state features the world's only paying toilet, which rewards its users up to 10¢ Indian (10 paisas) per visit and uses the waste for compost and fertilizer.
It's about thirty times as heavy as a Dalmatian
In other words, 999 kilograms is 33.90 times the weight of a Dalmatian, and the weight of a Dalmatian is 0.0295 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Dalmatinac, a.k.a. Carriage Dog, a.k.a. Spotted Coach Dog, a.k.a. Firehouse Dog) (FCI standard; male)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Dalmatians to weigh between 27 and 32 kg. The association of the breed with fire departments (and similarly with Budweiser Beer and its team of Clydesdales) stems from their affinity for horses, having been used historically as carriage dogs capable of guiding horse-drawn fire engines to the sites of blazes.
It's about one-seventieth as heavy as The Space Shuttle
In other words, the weight of The Space Shuttle is 71 times 999 kilograms.
(for Endeavour, a.k.a. OV-105, a.k.a. Orbiter Vehicle-105) (empty weight, excluding main engines)
When empty, the space shuttle Endeavour weighs 71,000 kilograms. The shuttle's spacious cargo bay carried the Chandra X-ray Observatory into orbit in 1999 — a payload that weighed 19,737 kg.
It's about 80 times as heavy as a Gold Bar
In other words, 999 kilograms is 80.296489560 times the weight of a Gold Bar, and the weight of a Gold Bar is 0.01245384456 times that amount.
(London Good Delivery bar)
A "London Good Delivery" gold bar — the variety commonly held by Central Banks — should weigh 12.44139072 kg (400 troy oz). The largest gold bar ever produced was minted by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (a sibling company of the auto manufacturer) in 2005 and weighed 250 kg.
It's about 100 times as heavy as a Dachshund
In other words, the weight of a Dachshund is 0.01 times 999 kilograms.
(a.k.a. "Wiener dog", a.k.a. Teckel, a.k.a. Dackel, a.k.a. "hot dog dog", a.k.a. "sausage dog", a.k.a. "doxie") (FCI standard; standard size)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for dachshunds to weigh about 9 kg. Despite of their small size, a 2008 survey conducted by the University of Pennsylvania named dachshunds as the most aggressive dog breed.
It's about one-one-hundredth as heavy as a Blue Whale
In other words, 999 kilograms is 0.00956 times the weight of a Blue Whale, and the weight of a Blue Whale is 105 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus)
Blue whales weigh between 73,000 and 136,000 kg. The largest mammal to have ever lived, blue whales feed almost exclusively on krill — tiny invertebrates weighing about 0.001 kilograms each.
It's about 150 times as heavy as a Bowling Ball
In other words, 999 kilograms is 146.8278670 times the weight of a Bowling Ball, and the weight of a Bowling Ball is 0.00681069623 times that amount.
(most common selection among male bowlers)
With an allowable range of 4.989516070 kilograms, the most-preferred bowling ball weight among adult, male bowlers is 6.803885550 kilograms. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 5 kg (11 lbs) will float in water.