|Ross Byers RPG Superstar 2008 Top 32|
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It just clashes with common game practice of looting a mook (potentially a mook of another species) and putting his plate armor on and then going out to fight in it as if it were custom fitted. I'm content to handwave it at my table because it really doesn't bother me all that much, but I can accept that some people find that particular suspension of disbelief hard to manage.
The rules actually handle this:
Full Plate: This metal suit includes gauntlets, heavy leather boots, a visored helmet, and a thick layer of padding that is worn underneath the armor. Each suit of full plate must be individually fitted to its owner by a master armorsmith, although a captured suit can be resized to fit a new owner at a cost of 200 to 800 (2d4 × 100) gold pieces.
There may be an exception for magic armors resizing to fit their wearer, but magic is sort of a universal handwave.