What numbers should replace the question marks? Why?

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    $\begingroup$ Oh no, not again! $\endgroup$
    – Amoz
    Dec 18, 2023 at 17:33

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I think the answer is



The outermost squares in the grid represent the planets going around the Sun (the white square in the centre). The top left square represents Mercury and going clockwise around the outermost squares, each square represents the planets in increasing order of distance from the Sun. The colour of the square is used to indicate the colour of the planet. Saturn, of course, which is famous for its rings has a thin blue line across its square. (That was also my breakthrough for this puzzle).

The numbers represent the number of moons that each planet has. So, the missing numbers belong to Jupiter and Saturn, which have 95 and 146 moons respectively.

As mentioned in the comments by Stiv, the "Something Something" in the title refers to the Solar System.

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    $\begingroup$ i.stack.imgur.com/Y0A7G.gif $\endgroup$
    – msh210
    Dec 19, 2023 at 4:27
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    $\begingroup$ In which case, 'Something Something' in the title would probably represent rot13(Fbyne Flfgrz)... $\endgroup$
    – Stiv
    Dec 19, 2023 at 7:11
  • $\begingroup$ @Stiv Oh nice catch, didn't notice that. $\endgroup$
    – Alaiko
    Dec 19, 2023 at 7:48
  • $\begingroup$ Correct, well done! And yes, title refered to what @Stiv wrote $\endgroup$ Dec 19, 2023 at 8:18

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