Someone send me a puzzle in Discord and the creator said you can ask other people to help me solve. Here is one of the problems I can't solve. 1

Could anyone help me? It is hard!

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    – user39583
    Commented Apr 13, 2020 at 0:49

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Thought process:

I saw the last 2 digits of the 3rd line, which was a $1$ followed by a $2$.
I then spotted that the 1st digit of the 4th line was a $2$.
In sight of this, I made a wild guess: The numbers are in the position determined by the number in front of them in the previous row.
And apparently I got it correct :)


Well, one thing that could be noted is that the grid contains

a lot of powers of 3: 1, 3 and 9 evenly spaced in the top row; 27 spelled as 72 in the right column, 81 in the top right, 243 (but it's more scattered across the grid).


only a 2, 6, and 8 are not accounted for. Perhaps this is a pattern of powers of 2, and the 4 and 16 somehow coincide with the powers of 3?


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