i found a webby that told me loads of stuff, most useful being how to skip the intro wen u load the game up and adding extra tickets and bots to the single player.

this is wat my shortcut reads under 'target', to get no intro:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\EA GAMES\Battlefield 2\BF2.exe" +restart +menu 1 +fullscreen 1

the webby is:
http://www.tweakguides.com/BF2_9.html