Exactly. But don't let anyone fool you. Most homeberewers, beginner and advanced, love seeing that active airlock. I now use a blowoff tube, but still check it 2-3 times a day in the first few days just to see the activity and hear that bloop, bloopbloop, bloop. It's fun and exciting.
Fermenting: Stout, Pale Ale, German Pilsner
Drinking: Vienna Lager, Saison, Cider
On Deck: IPA, Brown Ale, Pumpkin Ale