Originally Posted by Ziegander
While I agree that the "ability scores max out at 23" rule is one of the worst houserules I've ever seen, I don't understand the above sentiment. A score of 23 in Strength, Intelligence, and Charisma is still far above the stats of any human you're ever going to meet (IRL).
Comparing creatures that have wings, breathe fire, and are 40 feet long to a puny human is not reasonable. And that's before you consider magic.