How about we give a silver badge if someone accepts a certain number of answers (10,25, whatever)?
This might give more incentive to accept answers than the accept-rate.
Appreciative or maybe
Learned (open for ideas here).
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Trying to be more objective, here are my 2 cents....
The problem of users not accepting answer can be categorised to some (not all) of these:
How can the proposed badge help?
What ELSE can the badge do:
I've only asked seven questions on Stack Overflow, so I would say no, because I would be ineligible for this badge. :)
Moreover, I don't want to feel pressured to accept answers for the questions where I have not done so thusfar. In my opinion, these questions have not adequately been answered, so they should stay unaccepted as a symbol that I am still soliciting good answers for these questions.