All of the above.
Mommah:Thanks son we gon' have some rope ass chicken tommorow
White Kid: Thats a rope polo shirt you got there White kid 2
White Kid 2: Skiii Why we got the same names?!
Also called dutchman, boer, rockspider, koos, clutchplate, boertjie, afrikaner, japie, sputchie, johan van der walt, burris, plaasjapie, frikkie.
They are called ropes because they are thick, hairy and twisted.
The word rope can be used in replace of othe conversation finishers such as later on, goodbye, safe etc.
The term was first used by one Alejandro Nunez of Crusty Treats fame, in a text message, saying:
"skeen skeen this is my new skeen rope x"
From here, the word rope was taken out of context to conclude conversations. It is hoped to become a global phenomena.
Ryan: Okay, see you in college, rope