Originally Posted by finigan4710
Why is that?
Because sometimes sh!t happens! And it's usually not a big deal, as long as the rest of your sanitation is sound. And no bubbles in the airlock could be a sign of a bad seal on your bucket, maybe nothing more or less than that.
The bottom line is to do your best, control what you can, and the rest will work itself out. If it doesn't, figure out what went wrong and try to avoid making that mistake again.